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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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Outstanding Outcome

Posted by: a DUI client 8 days ago.

Matt Knauss was very helpful and answered all my questions in a very timely manner. I was arrested for suspicion of DUI arrest in Kirkland. I...


Posted by: Luke 10 days ago.

Excellent lawyer. I had a DUI case that I hired Matt for. Despite being a case not very much in my favor, Matt gave it everything and even had the...
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Andrea King Robertson
Andrea Robertson

Seattle, WA

4 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...
Karlie M Valdez
Karlie Valdez

Kirkland, WA

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. Matt has a strong knowledge of Washington case law. I worked with Matt on several cases when he represented the City of...
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2004 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/03/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2008 – present

Cowan Kirk Gaston


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National College for DUI Defense


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2012 Rising Star

Super Lawyers Magazine


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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