Posted by Brandon
When I was arrested for my DUI, I was very scared and with the charges I was facing I knew I was in serious trouble. Our first call to Coleen was late on a Saturday night (by my mom while I sat in jail) and even though it was outside of “office hours” and she was home with her family, she took answered her phone and took the call. Coleen talked with my mom for almost an hour explaining what the charges were that I was facing, the seriousness of the trouble I was in and what all of my options were. Once I was released from jail and I called her myself (early on Sunday morning) she spent almost an hour explaining everything to me all over again and what my options were for the charges I was facing. When it came time for court, she drove all the way down to Kent for me (from Seattle) and fought hard to get me a deferred prosecution and avoid the jail time I was facing. Thanks to Coleen’s knowledge and professionalism, I was able to get my deferred prosecution and enter into a treatment program for some help.
Coleen truly is one of the best you will find. Her prices are very fair and she is available 24 hours a day. She will explain to you exactly what you are facing as far as what the charges and sentencing could be. She is very compassionate while remaining professional and personable all at the same time. The fact that she is a former prosecutor helps her with determining what an opposing prosecutor may be thinking and uses that knowledge to her clients’ benefit.
Coleen has stuck with me every step of the way always answering my questions and putting my concerns at ease. I know she is here if I need her and is willing to support and continue to fight for me. She is an attorney I would very confidently recommend to anyone.
Posted by Michael
I was arrested under suspicion of DUI and had my car in-pounded. I talked to three lawyers and studied my scary legal options. The first lawyer gave me bad advice that would have cost me money. The second blew me off would not talk over the phone without a formal meeting. I'm so glad I contacted Coleen.
I emailed her and she called me from her home. Later she took my call when she was busy.
Based on my information, she advised me that I should not be concerned with a Department of Licensing hearing. She advised me when to call the state and find out if my license was pending. It was not, as she suspected.
On the criminal side, she advised me who to call to find out if the Prosecutor would decline charges. They did. Hence, I won two legal battles without ever stepping into a court room.
In the end, she enabled me to gain priceless piece of mind knowing that my cases were cleared. She did not attempt try to scare me into hiring her like the first lawyer did. She did not advise me to pay for useless legal fees. She had my best interest in mind from the very start. All this over two phone calls.
Her experience, responsiveness and intimate knowledge of the King County and Snohomish County courts and judges make Coleen an exceptional DUI Defense lawyer. Her advise honest and timely. I would gladly recommend Coleen to my friends and family.
Posted by Mike
Our 16 year old son was being falsely accused of a serious offense that would have ruined his life. Ms. St. Clair had spent countless hours on our case to prove his innocence. With several court appearances and a large stack of evidence the other party didn't have a case and it was dismissed. If it wasn't for Colleen St. Clair's knowledge and professionalism my son would be paying a large price for a crime he didn't commit.
Posted by a client
Called to ask about representation in a misdemeanor case, quoted a price that I could not afford but still gave me very good advice and was courteous to my needs and questions.
Posted by Sebastian
Several months ago I was pulled over for a DUI, never having had any encounters with the criminal justice system, I was so grateful I called St. Clair Law offices. It was such a scary stressful time and from the moment I called Coleen I knew I had made the right choice. I cannot begin to explain the amount of shame I felt surrounding my arrest and the fear of not knowing how i would get through it, but I did thanks to the work of St. Clair. She really came through for me, I ended up getting a reckless charge with minimal fees.It was short of a miracle what she accomplished! Through the entire process Coleen was there for me. She is not only an excellent attorney but an exceptional person. Thank you for helping me get through one of the hardest times in my life! I highly recommend Coleen St. Clair law offices.
Posted by a DUI client
Facing a DUI is one of the most scariest things I have had to face! Coleen had all the answers to questions I did not even know to ask from the first telephone conversation. Coleen gave me solid advice on all the little things one has to do when charged such as; the interlock device, drug and alcohol assessment. She is one of the most ethical and professional attorneys you can find. My chances of having my DUI reduced seemed impossible due to the high BAC. However, Coleen was able to get my charge dropped to a Reckless. I highly recommend Coleen.
Posted by Patrick
As a prosecutor in 2008, Coleen went beyond what I expected. She handled a case involving the death of my sixteen year old daughter. There were two involved and one pled guilty while the other one went to trial. In this trial she brought forth two charges and did an outstanding job in getting a conviction. Coleen was compassionate, understanding and would not give up. The level of professionalism is something to be admired. My family and I think of Coleen often for what she did for us and our daughter. Upon meeting Coleen for the first time, she assured us that our daughter wasn't a file or a case number, but our daughter and she would do everything in her power to get justice. Upon the close of all of the legal work and the conviction to include the sentencing, I sat down and wrote a book of my daughters life and death to include the trial. I believe this book will give others hope as Coleen did for us. This story will take you through the trial and show what an outstanding job Coleen had done.
Posted by D. Thompson
Attorney is the best of the best. Avoided costly court and legal expenses through settlement because of her knowledge and experience with the local court system. Another attorney referred me to her and she came through and then some. If you want straight talk from an attorney and one with "accurate aim" St. Clair will produced real results. Did for me. No fancy (read: expensive) frills. She gets right down to business. She is a lawyer who works with "feet on the ground" not "head in the clouds."
Posted by a DUI client
Thought I was doomed with drunk driving charges. This attorney did the impossible. She has the intelligence and backbone. Made an awful situation turn out okay. Determined to never be in a position to need her services again! No hesitation in recommending her as the best out there.