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Saad Qamer Qadri

Saad Qamer Qadri

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence, Criminal Defense

About Me

Saad served as a public defender, contracted by the Cities of Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and Issaquah. As a public defender, Saad handled hundreds of misdemeanor cases where he developed a reputation as a passionate advocate focused on efficient, effective and just resolutions for all of his clients. Saad is of South Asian descent and is fluent in the Hindi, Urdu and Punjabi languages.


 


In 2007, he entered private practice. As a private practiioner, Saad has handled numerous complex felony matters, including serious sex offenses, with great success. Additionally, Saad has handled hundreds of DUI’s and other criminal driving offenses resulting in significant amendments which have prevented his clients from suffering the serious and harsh mandatory penalties.


 


In 2013, Saad  was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in the area of DUI defense, an honor less than 2.5% of Washington State Attorneys receive.


 


If you or a loved one is charged with a criminal offense in Washington State, it is imperative that you seek the assistance of a qualified and reputable Seattle criminal lawyer. Let Saad's experience as an accomplished Seattle criminal defense and DUI lawyer work for you and call for a free consultation.

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Languages Spoken: Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    9 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    9 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 20%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

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

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Denis Globa

    I strongly endorse this attorney. Saad is a very intelligent and experienced criminal defense attorney. He works zealously to achieve the best possible outcome for all of his clients. I recommend his services with high confidence.

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    Denis Globa DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Martin W. Judnich

    Mr. Qadri is a very experienced attorney who often contributes to very complicated areas of the law on AVVO.

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    Martin Judnich DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices Of Greg Schwesinger & Saad Qadri, LLC, D.B.A. Sq Attorneys

10740 Meridian Ave. N., Suite 207
Seattle, WA, 98133-9010

Law Offices Of Greg Schwesinger & Saad Qadri, LLC, D.B.A. Sq Attorneys in Association with Wong Fleming Attorneys at Law

2340 130th Ave NE Ste D-150
Bellevue, WA, 98005

Law Offices Of Greg Schwesinger & Saad Qadri, LLC, D.B.A. Sq Attorneys

15500 Woodinville Redmond Rd NE
Woodinville, WA, 98072

Law Offices Of Greg Schwesinger & Saad Qadri, LLC, D.B.A. Sq Attorneys

1205 SE Everett Mall Way
Everett, WA, 98208

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200607/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2015
Rising StarThomson Reuters2015
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2015
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarThomson Reuters2014
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2013
Rising StarThomson Reuters2013
Certiicate of Completition - Misdemeanor Defense CLEWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2013
Level 4 ContributorAvvo2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Certificate of Completion - Defending DUI's in Washington StateWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2012
Certificate of Completion - Defending DUI's in Washington StateWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2011
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2011
Certificate of Completion - Defending DUI's in Washington StateWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2010
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2010
Certificate of Completion - Defending DUI's in Washington StateWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2009
Humanitarian AwardCouncil on American-Islamic Relations2009
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2009
Certificate of Completion - Defending DUI's in Washington StateWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2008
Certificate of Completion - NHTSA Field Sobriety TestingLa Pier & Associates2008
Certificate of Completion - Defending DUI's in WashingtonWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2007
Deans Honors ListSeattle University School of Law2005
Deans Honors ListSeattle University School of Law2004
Grove Book Scholarship Recipient Seattle University, School of Law2002
Deans Presidents ListSeattle University2002
Deans Honors ListSeattle University2002
Cum Laude GraduateSeattle University2002

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices Of Greg Schwesinger & Saad Qadri, LLC, D.B.A. Sq Attorneys2009 - Present
General CounselWoodhouse Family Cellars2009 - Present
PrincipalLaw Offices Of Greg Schwesinger & Saad Qadri, LLC, D.B.A. Sq Attorneys2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices Of Bradley Johnson2007 - 2009
AttorneyStein Lotzkar & Starr (Formely Known As Tucker & Stein)2006 - 2007
Legal InternStein Lotzkar & Starr (Formely Known As Tucker & Stein)2004 - 2005
Legal InternNorthwest Immigrant Rights Project2003 - 2004
Legal InternDrugstore.Com2002 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAttorney2013 - Present
Human Development FoundationBoard Member2010 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationAttorney2009 - Present
Citizens of Judicial ExcellenceAttorney2008 - Present
World Education FoundationBoard Member2008 - Present
National South Asian Bar AssociationAttorney2007 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney2007 - Present
South Asian Bar Association of WashingtonAttorney2006 - Present
Washington Young Lawyers DivisionAttorney2006 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
Pierce County Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
King County Bar AssociationAttorney2006 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney2005 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember2005 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State of Washington v. Z.H.Guilty plea to a misdemeanor
State of Washington v. T.M.Guilty plea to misdemeanor
City of Issaquah v. N.W.Case Dismssed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
SQ Attorneys BlogDUI Blog2012
SQ Attorneys BlogCriminal Law Blog2012
Kirotv.comPierce Co. Judge Refuses To Return 20 Dogs To Owners2010
The News TribuneVisiting relative denied return of 5 dogs seized in Eatonville2010

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
La Pier & AssociatesNHTSA and IACP DWI Detection and Standard Field Sobriety TestingQualified to perform Standard Field Sobriety Testing2008
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Seattle UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts2002

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Islamic School Annual MeetingDealing with the FBI Post 9/112012