Erik is an experienced and aggressive criminal defense lawyer in Kent, Washington. He has worked as a criminal defense attorney in the King County and Pierce County courts and has sat as a Judge Pro Tem in various courts in King County, including Auburn, Kent, and Renton. Since 1995, he has had his own boutique practice located on the Kent East Hill just minutes from the Regional Justice Center and the Kent courts.
When you call his office, you will receive the type of personalized service you simply cannot get at a larger firm. Erik is always there to answer your questions directly; you will not be handed off to a paralegal or an intern to deal with your concerns and Erik will stand by you in court.
Erik has defended all types of criminal charges from Murder to Domestic Violence. As well as Assault, Shoplifting, Solicitation, Forgery, Reckless Driving, VUCSA, DUI, Theft, Robbery, Burglary, drug offenses, sex offenses, Child Molestation, and misdemeanors and felonies. He also has a thriving business in helping new and former clients restore their rights, including: Firearms Rights Restoration, Expungements, and Vacates.
Erik grew up in Olympia, Washington. He is a proud member of the Samish Indian Nation and his roots in Washington go back for untold generations. He graduated from the University of Washington. He attended law school at the University of Puget Sound School of Law in Tacoma (now Seattle University School of Law). He is an avid Mariners and Seahawks fan and he gets out on the links any time he can. He can also be spotted on a sunny day attempting to walk his two mini Dachshunds.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.