Law has been my life. For my entire legal career I have worked very hard to be the... more
Law has been my life. For my entire legal career I have worked very hard to be the best lawyer I could be. For nearly thirty years I have dedicated myself to the law, with much of my career being spent in public service. After graduating from Stanford Law School I began working for large law firms in Chicago, Los Angeles and Seattle. I moved into criminal law, handling major criminal cases, fir... view profile
I devote my practice to defending people accused of crimes. A graduate of the... more
I devote my practice to defending people accused of crimes. A graduate of the University of Washington School of Law, Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, and recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Washington Law and Politics, I have earned a reputation as an articulate, thoughtful, and passionate advocate. In addition to memberships in multiple legal organizations including the Washington Foundati... view profile
I specialize in aggressive defense of DUI, DWI, and alcohol related criminal defense... more
I specialize in aggressive defense of DUI, DWI, and alcohol related criminal defense throughout Washington State. I work with drivers, CDL holders, pilots, and others possessing marine, railroad, and other professional licenses. I use my problem solving skills, courtroom abilities, and technical education to obtain the best possible results for my clients.
Kris Costello is a seasoned courtroom attorney. She has twenty-one years of trial... more
Kris Costello is a seasoned courtroom attorney. She has twenty-one years of trial experience in State and Federal Court. She represents individuals and companies in civil and criminal white collar matters. She advises licensed professionals, business leaders and corporate executives in highly regulated industries on compliance, risk and crisis management. She represents professionals in ... view profile
With more than fifty jury trials to my credit in more than fifteen years defending... more
With more than fifty jury trials to my credit in more than fifteen years defending the accused against all types of felony and misdemeanor cases in federal, state and local courts, I can give you the peace of mind that comes with having a proven, battle-tested advocate in your corner. I have dedicated my career to defending the rights of the accused. A graduate of Stanford University an... view profile
Private Practice I have tried over 100 felony jury trials in over 30 years as a... more
Private Practice I have tried over 100 felony jury trials in over 30 years as a criminal lawyer, first as a prosecutor in King County and now as a criminal defense lawyer. I have appeared in most courts in Western Washington and regularly accept referrals for cases in King, Snohomish, Pierce, Thurston and Kitsap Counties. I will also occasionally accept referrals for cases in other cou... view profile
Seattle attorney Jon Zulauf has regularly been recognized asone of the top criminal... more
Seattle attorney Jon Zulauf has regularly been recognized asone of the top criminal defense lawyers in Washington state. He is amember ofThe National Trial Lawyers , an exclusive legal organization composed of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers from each state. He has been named every year since 2003 toWashington State Super Lawyers , including most recently for 2011.Seattle Magazinehas ranked himone of... view profile
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.