King and Snohomish County DUI/Criminal Defense Attorney

DUI / Criminal Defense

My practice is Representing individuals DUI and Criminal defense cases. I have handled thousands cases over nearly three decades. I am knowledgeable in the laws applying to all criminal defense cases. I know how the courts and prosecutors work. I know when you need to go to trial and when you should not. I know how to get an optimal plea negotiation deal for your case and your goals. I have gotten many criminal cases dismissed, which is always my first and initial goal in every defense. I have developed my own powerful, creative and unique approaches to defending cases. I have hundreds of satisfied former clients. They have benefited from my hard work on defending them. I am accessible, nonjudgmental, approachable and compassionate; I care about my clients.

People arrested on criminal charges like DUI's come from all walks of life. They not usually habitual criminals.  They're good people who made a mistake or may be innocent, and need my help.  It's a complex situation and being able to help good people is rewarding and satisfying for me.  It's one of the main reasons my work focuses on Criminal Defense.

Many of these cases are complex.  They can involve science of breath and blood tests.  We are also dealing with distressing situations like driver's license suspensions or revocations. It requires a lot of skill, dedication and knowledge to defend these cases. I work hard to keep people from losing their job, home, and from spending time in jail.


I have achieved great outcomes defending against:

  • Drunk Driving, Marijuana, and other drug related DUI's
  • All type of traffic charges, such as Reckless Driving, Negligent Driving, Hit & Run, and Traffic Infractions
  • Domestic Violence and Assault Charges, No-Contact Order and Protection Order Violations
  • Theft/Shoplifting charges, Disorderly Conduct/Malicious Mischief, Drug & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Crimes


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