Sumner, Washington Juvenile Law Lawyers
I have been a local resident of Pierce County for over 40 years and have strong ties with the local community. I am the proud father of two daughters and maintain active ties with my local church and community. Upon graduation from Seattle University in 1993, I decided to become a trial attorney. At the age of 25 years, I graduated from Gonzaga University School of Law and have been a successful trial attorney ever since. My experiences include being a former prosecutor with King County and the City of Auburn. I have successfully...
Angela Horwath is the owner of a 3 attorney firm that represents clients charged with crimes. She has successfully represented 1000s of clients in Washington and has a 10/10 rating on avvo. She is well liked by her clients and nearly 50 clients have provided online reviews of Ms. Horwath.
(253) 620-0033 505 Summit Lake Shore Rd
Olympia, WA 98502
Olympia, WA 98502
Chris Van Vechten moved to Tacoma from Portland in 2004 to attend the University of Puget Sound. He studied history, volunteered in the community, worked as a legislative staff member for a state representative and later a state senator, and even personally ran for school board before enrolling in Seattle University School of Law. Prior to launching the Law Office of Chris Van Vechten, Chris worked as a Rule 9 prosecuting attorney with the Thurston County Prosecutor’s Office and later with the Lakewood City Attorney’s Office. In addition, he interned with the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Civil Division...
Cristine Beckwith is a compassionate defender that will give you an honest assessment of your case. She can often times find evidence that works in her client's favor, resulting in a case dismissal or significantly reduced charges. Cristine is rated 10/10 by the Avvo lawyer rating service. She offers a reasonable flat fee pricing structure as well as a free consultation.
Kelsey Ault is a private practice criminal defense lawyer in Tacoma, Washington. She is an associate attorney at Beckwith Law. Kelsey believes that there are two sides to every story. Before becoming a defense attorney, she worked as a prosecutor representing the state in both King and Pierce Counties. Kelsey soon discovered that her passion was not for prosecuting defendants, but for ensuring justice for those accused of criminal law violations. Kelsey works diligently to ensure that each client is given a voice. She strives to give each client the strongest legal defense and always makes sure that her clients know...
Thomas Balerud, after 17 years with the same firm, has opened his own law practice, located in downtown Tacoma. Tom is a graduate of both Pacific Lutheran University and the University of Puget Sound. Tom has enjoyed success in many well publicized high-profile State and Federal cases. He is currently serving as a Trustee to the TPCBA. Tom and his experienced staff are currently available to assist clients in his two practice areas: Criminal Law and Personal Injury.
Laura is a compassionate and highly skilled criminal defense attorney. She has earned a reputation for winning difficult cases in the court rooms of King, Pierce, and Thurston County. Laura prides herself on being accessible to clients and generating better than expected outcomes. Laura is a rising star in the criminal law community, where she is co-chair of a Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association committee. She is rated Superb by Avvo, an independent lawyer rating service.