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About Me

Chris has the criminal experience you need to get the job done. He has worked as a city prosecutor, a public defender, and is now in private practice, working for you.


Chris graduated from the University of Washington in 2004 and went on to Thomas M. Cooley Law School located in Lansing Michigan where he recieved Honor Role and Dean's List recognition. 


Chris began his legal career by prosecuting misdemeanor offenses as a Rule 9 Intern for the City of Marysville Prosecutor's office, and went on to work as an attorney in the Public Defender's office handling hundreds of criminal cases. Chris is now working as a private attorney in the Everett area at the Griffen Law Office and using his experience to get his clients favorable results.


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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. Domestic Violence: 25%
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
  4. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%



Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Christopher. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian Charles Ashbach

    Chris is a strong, aggressive attorney who knows what it takes to get great results for his clients.


    Brian Ashbach DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

3306 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA, 980201



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Dean's ListThomas M. Cooley Law School2005
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGriffen Law Office2010 - Present
Public DefenderMarysville Public Defender's Office2009 - 2010
Rule 9 InternMarysville City Prosecutor's Office2008 - 2008
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Washington -SeattlePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004