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Andrea King Robertson

also known as Andy Robertson

About Me


When facing the challenge of a criminal allegation, you need the confidence that comes with a dedicated advocate by your side.



Andy has honed her skills for over a decade, to develop a proven track record of creative, vigorous, and effective advocacy for clients throughout the State of Washington.  Her practice includes felonies, misdemeanors, and driving-related charges, such as DUI or vehicular assault/homicide.



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Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    17 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 50%
    17 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

23 total 

  • Quita N J St. John

    Andy is an strong advocate and a leader in DUI defense. Her deep compassion for her clients is coupled with a laser focused fighting spirit that puts her clients on top over and over again. Not only does she help her clients, but she is generous enough to share her knowledge with other attorneys in order to help raise the level of practice overall.


    Quita St. John DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Martin W. Judnich

    Ms. Robertson is a very experienced attorney who often contributes to very complicated areas of the law on AVVO.


    Martin Judnich DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1000 Second Ave #3670
Seattle, WA, 98104



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2015
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2014
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Becky Gallentine AwardSeattle Debate Foundation2002
The Order of BarristersNational Order of Barristers1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerRobertson Law, PLLC (Seattle)2010 - Present
Criminal Defense AttorneyRosen Law Firm (Seattle)2006 - 2010
Criminal Defense AttorneyFox Bowman Duarte (Bellevue)2002 - 2006
Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Offices (Seattle)2000 - 2002
Public DefenderSnohomish County Public Defender (Everett)1998 - 2000
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Foundation for Criminal JusticeN/A2012 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2011 - Present
Washington Women LawyersVice President of Professional Development/Events2005 - 2007
King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionElected Trustee2002 - 2005
Northwest Academy for DUI DefenseMember2002 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1998 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Auburn v. DeWaele 157 Wn.2d 446 (2006)Partial victory - audiotaping suppressed
Seattle v. Guay, 150 Wn.2d 288 (2003)Supreme Court upheld trial court, justified delay
State v. Cynthia Chadwick, 117 Wn. App. 730 (2003)State request granted for jury trial.
See all Legal Cases 
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington DUI CenterCourt Victory Raises the Standards of Accuracy, Truth and Justice2010
Washington Criminal DefenseDUI Legislation: Felony DUI becomes Law2006
Washington Criminal DefenseMy Summer at the Ranch: A Report on the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College2005
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (reprinted with permission by Washington Criminal Defense)State 'abandons' drunken-driver limit2004
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AGraduate2004
University of Washington School of LawN/AJuris Doctor (Order of Barristers)1998
Eastern Washington UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts (Summa Cum Laude)1995
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Winning Strategies for Improving Your Trial SkillsHow Improvisation can Improve Your Trial Skills2013
Defending Marijuana Offenses in Post-Initiative 502 WashingtonMarijuana Legalization - New Defense issues2013
Raising the Bar - Trial SkillsImprov and Theater - Improving Your Trial Skills2012
Defending DUI'sParticipation in Ethics Panel2012
Gig Harbor Criminal Justice SummitImpaired Driving Panel2011
DUI Strategies for DefenseDUI Sentencing: How to Make your Client Shine2011
Defending DUI's - 2011Truth & Loathing in Lost Hearings2011
Brown Bag CLEWhat you (May) Need to know about Criminal Defense and DUI Laws2011
WDA's 2010 Defender ConferenceSetting the Stage in Trial2010
Search and Seizure LawExceptions to the Warrant Requirement (WACDL)2008
Local news coverage by various channelsCommentary on Judicial Panel ruling2008
Northwest Cable NewsLive TV Commentary on High Profile Defense Verdict2004
Annual SeminarAfter the Thermometer - Where do we go now? (WACDL- Legislation Analysis)2004
Defending DUI's seminarOpening & Closing Arguments: Trust, Theme, and Theatre2002