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Schoen R Parnell

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Getting arrested for DUI/DWI and other criminal charges can be very intimidating if you are not confident in your defense attorney. I have gone to trial hundreds of times in the last 13 years and negotiated countless plea bargains. I vigorously defend my clients and their rights. Please visit my website to see some of my client testimonials. By the way, Schoen is pronounced "shane".



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To serve my clients better, I have two offices.  My King County office is located in Kirkland, WA.  My Snohomish County office is in Lynnwood, WA.  I can meet you for a free case consultation at either location.  To me, it is most important that a client is able to trust his/her attorney.  To that end, when we meet for your case consult, we will discuss you, your case, me, my practice, and whether I believe I can help you.  My main goals at the case consultation are to educate you, to help you understand what you are about to go through, what your options are and the possible consequences, as well as your chances.  Even if you do not hire me, you will walk out of my office far more knowledgeable than before.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. DUI & DWI: 75%
    17 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    17 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (90 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jonathan Dichter

    I endorse this lawyer. Schoen is a consummate professional. Friendly, knowledgable, and tenacious. Having seen Schoen in action many many times, I would not hesitate to refer potential clients to him.

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    Jonathan Dichter DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Parnell Defense, PLLC

3405 188th St SW
Ste 301
Lynnwood, WA, 98037-4744

Parnell Defense, PLLC

5000 Carillon Point, Suite 400
Kirkland, WA, 98033-7302

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
IDAuthorized to practice law201408/12/2015
AKActive201408/31/2015
WAActive200207/06/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199803/11/2014
DCInactive 199905/24/2015
MDInactive199911/05/2008

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Defending DUI's - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2013
Defending DUI's - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2012
Defending DUI's - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2011
Defending DUIs - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2010
Qualified Instructor - Standardized field Sobriety TestsLaPier & Associates - NHTSA Program2009
Defending DUIs - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2009
GraduateNational College for DUI Defense2008
Certified, Administration of Standardized Field Sobriety TestingLaPier & Associates - NHTSA Program2006
Defending DUIs - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2006
Defending DUIs - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2005
Defending DUIs - ParticipantWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2004
Who's Who in American Law SchoolsWho's Who1997
Moot Court Qtr FinalistRegional Law School Moot Court Competition1997
Speaker of the YearCalifornia Lutheran University, Communication Arts Dept.1986
State Champion Expository SpeakerAlaska State Forensics Competition1982

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AAttorney at Law1998 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Northwest Academy for DUI DefenseMember2006 - Present
National College for DUI DefenseMember2006 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLegislative Committee2005 - 2012
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney at Law2002 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationAttorney at Law1999 - Present
D.C. Bar AssociationAttorney at Law1999 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationAttorney at Law1998 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Washington vs. S. LoveDismissed
State of WA vs. D. Myatt-PerezNot Guilty after 3 weeks of jury trial
State of WA vs. P. PissourailleNot Guilty after 2 days of Jury Trial!

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: DUI NewsDUI While Armed2013
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: DUI NewsDealing With Hendrickson On A Corpus Motion2012
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCity of Fircrest v. Jenson, Due Process and Science by Legislative Decree2007
Court of Appeals, State of WashingtonCity of Seattle v. Jesus Quezada: Brief Amicus Curiae2007

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
LaPier & AssociatesNHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety TestsQualified Instructor2009
National College for DUI DefenseN/AGraduate2008
LaPier & AssociatesDWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety TestingCertified2006
Regent University School of LawLawJ.D.1998
California Lutheran UniversityCommunicationsB.A. (Minor in Speech)1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
DUIs for DummiesWinning Your DOL Hearing2007
DUIs In A Post Jenson WorldDUI Defense2006