Christopher A Swaby

Christopher A Swaby

Criminal Defense Attorney
Seattle, WA




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About Me

Christopher Swaby has successfully represented clients accused of serious criminal offenses in state and federal courts with respect and compassion or more than twenty years.A fearless trial attorney, he has extensive experience with very serious matters including sexual assaults, child molestations and murder. Christopher is committed to treating every client with the dignity that all human...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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Thank you Chris Swaby for my freedom!!

Posted by: Island Guy 13 days ago.

I was accused of sexually molesting a minor in my own family home! As soon as I learned about the charges, I obtained Chris to represent me. The...

Efficient and Effective

Posted by: Michael 8 months ago.

Mr Swaby took my case out of town and without much information. He was thorough and professional, and did not judge me for my indiscretions of the...
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Kathryn M. Dacanay
Kathryn Dacanay

Renton, WA

About 1 month ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I highly recommend Christopher. He is extremely knowledgeable about issues that arise within criminal defense cases, and conducts himself with...
Hovanes Margarian
Hovanes Margarian

Glendale, CA

5 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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2000 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

The Meryhew Law Group PLLC


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1990 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Georgetown University Law Center


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2012- present Attorney Member

Benton Franklin County Bar Association

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1989 The Assistance of Counsel Clause in the Year 2000

Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 25, No.1 (January/February 1989).

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Polygraphs

at Hot Topics in Criminal Defense: Pre-Filing to Post-Conviction