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Brian James Todd

Brian James Todd

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Family

About Me

We provide criminal defense services for all types of crimes and represent people charged with misdemeanors in municipal and District Court as well as people charged with felonies in Superior Court. Our philosophy is to provide aggressive defense services while working with clients on their representation. We am open to listening to my clients and considering their needs in the representations. We work with our clients to prepare the best defense possible for all crimes charged.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
    16 years, 300 cases
  2. Family: 35%
    16 years, 30 cases



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Patrick C Cook

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known attorney Brian Todd since my days as a prosecutor. He is hard working, skilled and knowledgeable in all matters criminal. He is well prepared and knows the courts, the judges, the prosecutors and the whole system well.


    Patrick Cook Workers Compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • No photo

    I have seen Brian in court many times over the years and have found him to be a staunch advocate for his clients' interests.


    Gary Nacht Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Brian J Todd

3500 SW Alaska Street
Seattle, WA, 98126

6523 California Ave Sw # 179
Seattle, WA, 98136-1833




WYAuthorized to practice law200009/11/2008

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers in WashingtonThe Legal Network2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
N/ALaw Office of Brian J Todd1999 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Defender AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2006 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Drug Possession and Promoting ProstitutionCase was dismissed
Murder and manufacture of marijuanaClient plead to a beneficial plea bargain

See all Legal Cases 


Publication NameTitleDate
Washington's Most WantedCops say family argument turns into gun fire2010
Q13 Fox NewsFight turns into gunfire2010
Seattle TimesNot Guilty Pleas in West Seattle Prostitution Ring2009
Seattle Post-IntelligencerSix alleged West Seattle gang members charged in prostitution ring2009
Seattle Post-IntelligencerThree charged in alleged contract killing2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Wyoming College of LawLawJuris Doctor1999
University of WyomingFamily and Consumer ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996