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I am a former Senior Deputy Prosecutor with over 25 years of experience of handling the toughest, most serious cases. Put my experience to work for you. Call now for a free consultation. 


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  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    30 years, 25 thousand cases
  2. Violent Crime: 30%
    30 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Domestic Violence: 20%
    30 years, 1 thousand cases



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  • Christopher Daniel Leroi

    Mr. Peterson is an exceptional attorney. I have been an attorney for 24 years and served as a judge, magistrate, prosecutor, law professor, and private attorney. However, even with all of that experience, I learn from his answers on Avvo each and every day. If you have the chance, hire him in an instant.


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  • Nadine Marie Jett

    I endorse this lawyer. His willingness to contribute to the AVVO community along with the substance of those contributions displays an attorney that is ready, willing and able to zealously advocate for his clients. I wouldn't think twice about referring a potential client to Mr. Peterson.


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The Law Office of Craig Peterson, PLLC

Seattle, WA


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
LeadershipKing County Prosecutor's Office2003
Senior Deputy ProsecutorKing County Prosecutor's Office1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Defense CounselThe Law Office of Craig Peterson, PLLC2011 - Present
Senior Deputy ProsecutorKing County Prosecutor's Office1987 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
US District Court-Western District WashingtonN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. Cesar Trochez-JiminezSuccessful
State v. Whitehead, Ogden and SayachakSuccessful
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Publication nameTitleDate
Seattle P IAttack on Elderly Couple2011
KIRO RadioMalicious Harassment2010
Seattle P ICat Stabber2009
The Discovery Channel show "Solved"Betrayal2009
Seattle Timesmurder for hire2008
KOMO NewsMurder for Hire2008
Prosecutor's PostCar in Courtroom2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle UniversityN/AJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of WashingtonN/APolitical Science1981
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Police and Prosecutor meetings and conferencesVarious TopicsN/A