I have been a trial lawyer for ten years and have been in the legal field for about... more
I have been a trial lawyer for ten years and have been in the legal field for about 15 years total. My practice focuses on criminal defense and military law, as well as related legal issues. I spend the majority of my time either in the courtroom, at trial, preparing for sentencing, negotiating, and working closely with clients to achieve the best outcome for each individual. I work hard to p... view profile
I was born and raised in the Northwest. After graduating from the University of... more
I was born and raised in the Northwest. After graduating from the University of Washington with honors,I attended Gonzaga University School of Law whereI was awarded a Thomas More Scholarship. As a Thomas More Scholar,I dedicatedmyself to helping others both in the local and international communities.My international work included a visit to Rome whereI provided services for the homeless and... view profile
Derek brings more than 15 years of criminal law experience to the Tacoma attorney... more
Derek brings more than 15 years of criminal law experience to the Tacoma attorney team of Smith and White. His work as a prosecutor, judge, and defense attorney provide him valuable insight into Washington criminal defense law. Derek tried hundreds of criminal defense cases, including in the state Court of Appeals and Washington State Supreme Court, as a prosecutor with the cities of Seattle a... view profile
I am a Former Prosecutor. I know what happens in a courtroom, and I know how to help... more
I am a Former Prosecutor. I know what happens in a courtroom, and I know how to help you. We have helped hundreds of good people just like you. We have fixed fees and payment plans. We know that most people have not planned on needing legal help or saved up for an attorney. Let us help you. Our consultation is free for the first hour. There are no strings or pressure to sign up. We will give yo... view profile
The only "work" I enjoy more then a good jury trial is coaching kids. I love the joy... more
The only "work" I enjoy more then a good jury trial is coaching kids. I love the joy and revelation on their faces when they learn a new skill. My clients get a similar look when the jury says NOT GUILTY.
I am here to offer you excellent, aggresive and effective legal representation in... more
I am here to offer you excellent, aggresive and effective legal representation in your criminal defense, personal injury and other legal matters. I am a successful trial lawyer and negotiator. In 1987 I received a scholarship to Study Mandarin and eastern philosophy in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1990 I received my B.A. in Philosophy and in Chinese Studies. In 1994 I received an M.A... view profile
I am the owner ofHorwathLaw - a firm entirely devoted to criminal defense. I have... more
I am the owner ofHorwathLaw - a firm entirely devoted to criminal defense. I have handled everything from complex second strike cases to simple misdemeanors, though most of my practice is devoted toDUIs. I enjoy my line of work immensely and love to take on a new challenging case. I pride myself on being a thorough and effective negotiator and an accessible counselor. Before going into private ... 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.
Criminal Defense Attorneys in cities near Milton, WA