Tom McAllister hails from a small town along the coast of the Carolinas. As a... more
Tom McAllister hails from a small town along the coast of the Carolinas. As a Vanderbilt University graduate, Tom worked for a Washington, DC lobbying firm and studied law at Catholic University. After law school, Tom moved out west in 2004 to begin his law career in western Washington as a public defender in Tacoma. Tom represents those accused of wrongdoing by the authorities, and has expa... view profile
Mr. McKinnie focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense, military law,... more
Mr. McKinnie focuses his practice in the areas of criminal defense, military law, landlord/tenant law, and commercial litigation. He received his undergraduate degree (B.A., Business Administration) from Washington State University, a master’s degree (M.A., National Security) from the Naval War College, and his law degree from Seattle University School of Law (J.D.). Mr. McKinnie has previously... 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.