Matthew Curran Knauss

Matthew Curran Knauss

DUI / DWI Attorney

Kirkland, WA





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About Me

Matt Knauss focuses his practice on defending those accused of driving under the influence. Selected as a Superlawyers "Rising Star" in 2010, 2011, and 2012, he is a passionate advocate who consistently achieves outstanding results for his clients. Heis a veteran of countless trials and numerous other traffic and criminal prosecutions, including numerous DUI cases. Matt interned...

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Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: a DUI client 14 days ago.

During a very dark and scary time for me, Matt was incredibly responsive, informative, and helpful throughout the entire DUI process. After each...


Posted by: a DUI client 29 days ago.

Matt was thorough and patient listening and paying attention to my needs. The information and advice i was served were accurate and forthcoming. The...
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Angela Yvonne Griffin
Angela Griffin

Bellevue, WA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I have worked with Mr. Knauss on a number of occasions. His dedication to his clients and his level of knowledge was exceptional. I endorse him...
Andrea King Robertson
Andrea Robertson

Seattle, WA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I truly appreciated the professionalism and reasonableness of Matthew as he worked as a prosecutor for the City of Kirkland. But I was very happy to...
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2004 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/04/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

Cowan Kirk Gaston Wolff


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National College for DUI Defense


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2014 Client's Choice Award



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Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

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2011 The DOL and Police Jurisdiction In DUI Emphasis Patrol Cases

Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers DUI Case Update

Speaking Engagements

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2011 Making Sense of IIDs, CDLs, and IILs: What a DUI Conviction Means For Your Client

at DUI Strategies For Defense

2007 Pretrial release conditions in DUI cases.

at Washington State Criminal Justice Institute