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Amy Irene Muth

Amy Irene Muth

Practice areas:

Child Abuse, Criminal Defense, Violent Crime, Federal Crime

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Child Abuse: 50%
    14 years, 200 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%
    14 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Violent Crime: 15%
  4. Federal Crime: 10%



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

20 total 

  • James Bible

    I endorse this lawyer. She is a true advocate for her clients,


    James Bible General Practice Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Brent Aldrich Hart

    Amy is a brilliant lawyer that works extremely hard for her clients. She is trustworthy and has all of the skills that makes for an excellent attorney. She is a great speaker, she writes well, and she is an expert in the law. She does a great job for her clients.


    Brent Hart Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Amy Muth, PLLC

1111 Third Avenue, Suite 2220
Seattle, WA, 98101-3213




Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
President's AwardWashington Defender Association2010
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2009
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of Amy Muth, PLLC2010 - Present
Associate AttorneyRhodes & Meryhew LLP2008 - 2010
Staff Attorney, Felony UnitThe Defender Association2007 - 2008
Associate AttorneyNess & Associates2002 - 2007
Contract AttorneyWashington Appellate Project2001 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Appellate ProjectMember, Board of Directors2009 - Present
Washington Defender Association (WDA)Member2007 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (WACDL)Member, Board of Governors; Co-Chair, Legislative Committee2001 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Defense MagazineSex Offense Legislation: Still the Crime du Jour, but Some Efforts to Calm the Rhetoric (written with Brad Meryhew)2008
Defense MagazineHue and Cry: Strategies for Challenging this Exception to the Hearsay Rule2008
Defense MagazineSexual Assault Advocate Privilege: A Report from the Trenches2005


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense CollegeN/ACertificate2005
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Universitaet BonnInternational law, GermanGraduate fellowship1999
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityMusic, applied pianoBA - Bachelor of Arts1997

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
WDA Ethics CLE (program co-chair)Ethics of Client Counseling in Sex and DV Cases2010
WDA Annual ConferenceLegislative Updates, 2010 Legislative Session2010
Sex Offense Defense CLE, WACDLRCW 10.58.090: Tangling with the New Monster2010
Energize Your Felony Defense CLE, WACDLProtecting Client Confidentiality2010
Their Sole Advocate: Sex Crimes and SVP Cases CLE, WDASex Crimes Motions Practice2009
Presented as in-house CLEs for two Seattle public defender officesSpecial Sex Offender Sentencing Alternative2009
Innocence Project Northwest Clinic, UW School of LawDefending Child Sex Abuse Cases2009
In-house CLE, Northwest Defenders AssociationRCW 10.58.090: The Brave New World of Sex Crime Prosecutions2009
CLE, WACDLWACDL's Legislative Work: Bills Passed in 2008 and Agenda for 2009 (with Bob Cooper).2009
Presented at both Washington State Office of Public Defense CLE Program and WDA Annual ConferenceLegislative Updates, 2008 session2008
Presented as teleconference CLE for WDA and as an in-house CLE for Associated Counsel for the AccusedState v. Magers and the Cycle of Domestic Violence2008
WDA Annual ConferenceLegislative Updates, 2007 Session2007
WACDL Annual Chelan ConferenceTalk CSI To Me - Challenging the Prosecutor's Evidence2006