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Peter A. Camiel

About Peter Camiel

About me

Peter Camiel restricts his practice to State and Federal Criminal defense. In 32 years of private practice he had well over 100 jury trials involving charges including homicide, felony and misdemeanor assaults including charges of domestic violence, fraud, drug crimes, sex offenses, RICO, financial crimes and more. He has handled cases throughout the state of Washington as well as in Alaska, California, Colorado, Georgia and Montana. He is a skilled, experienced and thorough trial lawyer. His successful fight to free Barry Beach, a wrongfully convicted inmate in Montana was featured on NBC Dateline.  His successful representation of Clyde Ray Spencer a former police officer who was given a life sentence for child rape was featured by ABC 20/20. In 2009 he was awarded the William O. Douglas award by the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for "extraordinary courage and dedication to the practice of criminal law."