Matt Knauss focuses his practice on defending those accused of driving under the... more
Matt Knauss focuses his practice on defending those accused of driving under the influence and other serious criminal charges Repeatedly selected as a Superlawyers "Rising Star" he is a passionate advocate who consistently achieves outstanding results for his clients. He is a veteran of countless trials and numerous other traffic and criminal prosecutions, including numerous DUI cases. ... view profile
Following a successful career as a Judge Advocate and subsequently as a Prosecuting... more
Following a successful career as a Judge Advocate and subsequently as a Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Seattle, I chose to enter the private sector and represent those who unfortunately find themselves charged with a crime. I have handled hundreds of criminal cases throughout my career. I represent my clients zealously and with an abundance of compassion and care, and I continue to look f... view profile
STEPHAN R. ILLA is a criminal defense attorney in private practice. Since his... more
STEPHAN R. ILLA is a criminal defense attorney in private practice. Since his graduation from the Yale Law School in 1984, he has represented individuals and entities accused of serious criminal misconduct in state and federal courts throughout the United States. He is certified by the Washington Supreme Court to serve as lead counsel in capital trials pursuant to SPR 2. He specializes in the d... view profile
My clients and I work as a team to achieve the desired result. I candidly explore... more
My clients and I work as a team to achieve the desired result. I candidly explore and explain their situation and the law. I see myself as their negotiator, guide and, when needed, their warrior. I am tenacious and hate giving up. I love what I do and I care about my clients. I have a reputation as an outstanding attorney and I am confident that you will recognize the difference when you m... view profile
Rob McCallum's practice emphasizes the resolution of civil and criminal tax matters... more
Rob McCallum's practice emphasizes the resolution of civil and criminal tax matters before the Internal Revenue Service and the Washington State Department of Revenue. He also represents clients in other federal and state criminal matters. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. McCallum was a federal prosecutor with the Criminal Tax Section of the United States Department of Justice and... view profile
My approach. Every criminal defense lawyer knows that the media depiction of the... more
My approach. Every criminal defense lawyer knows that the media depiction of the criminal justice system—as a public procession of jury trials in courtrooms—contrasts starkly with the reality. In truth, once a certain percentage of filed cases (usually less than 10%) is subtracted from the system through dismissal, nearly all of the remaining cases—roughly 95 to 97%—are resolved, not by pub... view profile
Harvard Law graduate. Experienced Trial lawyer. Federal, Superior, municipal... more
Harvard Law graduate. Experienced Trial lawyer. Federal, Superior, municipal juvenilecourts. I also represent people involved in protection or anti-harrasmment proceedings. I am passionate about the work and methodical and relentless in my case preparation. I work closely with a fantastic investigator.
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.