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Shira J. Stefanik

Practice Areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 40%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Domestic Violence: 20%



Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • George L. Aldrich

    I endorse this lawyer.


    George Aldrich Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jennifer Miller

    Shira Stefanik knows criminal law and knows how to get results. She treats her clients with respect. As a contemporary, I know she is a wonderful resource on criminal issues. She is often one of the first people I think of when an interesting legal issue comes up. She's very smart and has great follow through.


    Jennifer Miller Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

119 1st Ave S, ste 260
Seattle, WA, 98104



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Trial Practice Institute scholarshipNational Criminal Defense College2010
Pro Bono Public Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyLaw Office of Shira J. Stefanik2010 - Present
Contract AttorneyCallahan Law2012 - 2012
Volunteer AttorneyAssociated Counsel For The Accused2009 - 2009
Law ClerkLaw Office of William C. Mathews2008 - 2008
Legal InternLegal Aid Society of San Diego2006 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice2013 - Present
Citizens for Judicial ExcellenceAttorney Member2012 - Present
Washington Women Lawyers (King County chapter)Co-chair, Criminal Law section2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2010 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAdmitted to Practice2009 - Present
Washington Women Lawyers (King County chapter)Board Member2009 - Present
King County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
City of Mercer Island v. ClientReduced to traffic infraction
City of Renton v. Clientcharge reduced to Reckless Driving
State of Washington v. ClientCase dismissed
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense CollegeCriminal DefenseTrial Practice Institute2010
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Evergreen State CollegeLiberal ArtsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003