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About Me

I focuses on helping people accused of DUI / Drunk Driving, Traffic Violations, and Criminal Defense.  I am located in the Tacoma metro area of Washington state, and I have been helping people with their legal issues for 20+ years.

Fees are always reasonable. You can expect my undivided personal attention to your case as I have done for thousands of my past clients.


Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 40%
    24 years, 1.25 thousand cases
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 35%
    24 years, 2.2 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    24 years, 1.1 thousand cases
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    24 years, 20 cases



Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Michael E Harbeson

    I've known Dennis for 15 years and he is a highly respected trial attorney. Dennis has extensive knowledge of criminal defense matters and is respected by all Judges and Prosecutors in the South Sound area.


    Michael Harbeson DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Noah E. Weil

    Dennis is an excellent traffic ticket attorney who knows effective arguments for the courts he appears in. I fully endorse this attorney.


    Noah Weil Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

3700 Pacific Hwy E Ste 406
Fife, WA, 98424-1163



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyDennis Twichel Attorney At Law1992 - Present
AttorneyStead, Vogel & Eide1990 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1993 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1993 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1993 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
US District Court of WashingtonMember1992 - Present
Pierce County Bar Association – Criminal Law SectionMember1992 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
BookArrested For DUI In Washington State?N/A
BookTraffic Infractions In Washington StateN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of MontanaLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
Carroll College Helena, MTPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1984