A DEFENSE ALTERNATIVE
In addition to our excellent representation, we have developed a number of unique, affordable and effective services to help you analyze your case while keeping your legal costs under control. Whether it’s charges related to DUI, theft, assaults or firearms, our vast experience with the criminal law and justice system will give you legal assistance at a mere fraction of the normal fees and win you similar results. This service is available statewide including Bellevue, Seattle and the surrounding metro areas.
DEFENSE STRATEGIES SOPHISTICATED AND EFFECTIVE.
Like everything else, there is more than one way to defend a criminal charge. Defense strategies fall into three basic categories. (1) The evidence does not amount to the crime (2) The government can not get its witnesses and evidence together for trial and (3) The formal legal defenses established by the law. Read more about defense strategies
INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP A WIDE RANGE OF EXPERIENCE.
As an established criminal attorney in Bellevue and the surrounding areas, our firm has accomplished broad milestones in the criminal justice and legal system. These include serving as an expert witness on American Law in a Canadian murder trial, teaching criminal procedure and evidence at the University of Washington, academic scholarship at UCLA and The Southwestern School of Law, and years as a supervising prosecutor in Seattle. Read more about us
CONFESSIONS, THE FIFTH AMENDMENT, AND YOUR RIGHT TO SILENCE.
More than any other constitutional right, your Fifth Amendment right to silence has been burned into the American conscience through television, movies and other entertainment. Still, because a confession can be powerful evidence in any case, police still cut corners, take advantage and manipulate this right every day. Read more
THE FOURTH AMENDMENT – SEARCH AND SEIZURE LAW.
No other area of criminal law invokes the Fourth Amendment more often than drugs. Most drug evidence is obtained by police using various methods to get into someone’s home, their shirt pocket, or the trunk of their car. When they do this, they invoke legal principles contained in The Fourth Amendment. Read More
PROSECUTION IN THE AGE OF iPHONE
Portable technology has changed the legal landscape. Because most of our daily lives are now played out on the computer or cell phone, so is our crime. Criminal cases are now investigated, evaluated, and proven with DNA, GPS, forensics, texting and cell towers. Even the most low level and common crimes utilize this data. Read More