Over a decade of legal experience! Make the smart move and hire a former active duty... more
Over a decade of legal experience! Make the smart move and hire a former active duty Army Defense Judge Advocate, former Army Prosecutor, and former Army Magistrate (reviewing evidence, making probable cause search/seizure determinations, judging hearings and determinations on pre-trial confinement, etc.) and Administrative Law Attorney and combat veteran! Litigation is what I do, and negotia... 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
Roberto Yranela graduated with honors from the University of Washington, Seattle in... more
Roberto Yranela graduated with honors from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2007 with dual majors in Political Science and Psychology. In 2012, he graduated from Valparaiso University School of Law located in Valparaiso, Indiana. While in law school, Roberto earned top grades in legal writing and research and has served as a legal writing teaching assistant for two years. He became act... view profile
I fight hard to protect the rights of every single client. I believe that focusing... more
I fight hard to protect the rights of every single client. I believe that focusing on each clients goals and listening to his or her story are central to a successful defense. I take the time to get to know my clients and explain every step of the process they are facing.
Mr. Wallis's aggressive practice emphasizes personal injury, criminal defense of... more
Mr. Wallis's aggressive practice emphasizes personal injury, criminal defense of innocent people, and general litigation. Mr. Wallis worked as a federal extern for the Honorable Thomas Coffin, U.S. District Court. From there he was hired by Bill Barton of Newport Oregon where Mr. Wallis helped secure millions ofdollars in major medical malpractice claims. This success launched Mr. Wallis into d... view profile
Attorney Jeffrey Goldman is a Northwest native who has devoted his practice to... more
Attorney Jeffrey Goldman is a Northwest native who has devoted his practice to representing clients in litigation disputes involving both civil and criminal matters. In his years of practice he has obtained successful outcomes for hundreds of clients facing serious legal challenges in courts throughout Western Washington.
Kevin J. Yanasak has been a trial lawyer in Washington State since 1985. He... more
Kevin J. Yanasak has been a trial lawyer in Washington State since 1985. He represents clients throughout Washington, including municipal, district, superior, appellate, federal, tribal, and the circuit court of Oregon. Kevin practices (bench jury trials) in the areas of personal injury, criminal (traffic, misdemeanor, DUI, felonies - adult juvenile), family law (complex dissolution proceedin... view profile
The above picture is me with my terrific mom and brother. Since graduating from... more
The above picture is me with my terrific mom and brother. Since graduating from Gonzaga University School of Law, I have primarily focused my efforts on criminal defense representing clients accused of a wide range of felonies, misdemeanors and infractions. I also have significant experience with plaintiffs personal injury cases, civil defense, administrative issues and employment law. I h... 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.