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 have been defendingcitizens accused of crimes in the Kitsap County area for 21... more
I have been defendingcitizens accused of crimes in the Kitsap County area for 21 years. I amaspassionate and commited to this practice as I was the day I stepped into my first courtroom in November, 1990.I do not have "cases", I have clients, each one with a unique set of life experiences and concerns. Everyone of my clients has myhome phone number and cell phone number so that they can reach m... view profile
I am a trial lawyer with over 100 cases argued to verdict in high stakes civil and... more
I am a trial lawyer with over 100 cases argued to verdict in high stakes civil and criminal cases, both before juries and courts of appeals. I am experienced, and I work on some of the most important cases of their time. Cases range from record jury verdicts, 9th Circuit arguments, including George Clinton's copyrights, Washington State Supreme Court arguments regarding Constitutional Rig... view profile
After working at a large firm in the skyrises of Seattle on commercial litigation... more
After working at a large firm in the skyrises of Seattle on commercial litigation and real estate matters, I eventually found myself wanting to return to Kitsap so that I could work closer to my family. As a Kitsap native, I'd commuted to both high school and law school on the ferry but eight years of that was enough. Since returning to the area, I have worked with some of the finest crimi... view profile
I was a newspaper reporter before attending law school, and in my practice I still... more
I was a newspaper reporter before attending law school, and in my practice I still like to write and meet a wide variety of people the way I did when I reported. My motto for my family law cases is, "Putting the Children Before the Conflict." By this I mean that I work to get people divorced with minimal damage to children. Therefore I best serve divorcing clients who are not petty or h... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.