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Walter James Kotlowski

DUI and DWI Attorney at Seattle, WA

5.0   2 reviews
  • Licensed for 31 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1993
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Walter

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W. James Kotlowski's practice primarily focuses on DUI's and driving related criminal offenses as well as other misdemeanors. Mr. Kotlowski's first priority is Client Service. He has practiced law in Seattle since 1994, is a 1991 graduate of Regent University School of Law, and 1992 LL.M. (Master of Laws) graduate of McGeorge School of Law. He is a member of the King County Bar Association and Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 

Location

W. James Kotlowski, PLLC
500 Union
Suite 510
Seattle, WA, 98101

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | May 6, 2012
Very Committed to Clients
James completely took care of me during this whole ordeal. He was very communicative and responsive. He has much knowledge and expertise. I was very impressed with his dedication to my case.
Posted by anonymous | June 11, 2007
Amazing Lawyer
James is personable, professional, and got me great results! I would HIGHLY reccomend him to anyone who needs a lawyer. James, thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking care of my case.

Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Atttorney owner
  • Kotlowski Law Office PLLC
  • 1995 - Present

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 1992
  • Regent University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • Notre Dame Law School, London Centre for Law Studies
  • Certificate
  • 1990
  • Oral Roberts University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1987
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Sample of Legal Cases

  • State of Washington v. Client
  • Dismissed at Pre-Trial Motions
  • State of Washington v. Client
  • Negligent Driving 2nd degree (infraction)
  • City of Bellevue v. Client
  • DUI case dismissed
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Associations

  • Seattle Select Attorneys Association
  • Board Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice Section
  • Social Chair
  • 2011 - Present
  • Eastside Business Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • QLaw- GLBT Bar Association of Washington
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • Greater Seattle Business Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2011 - 2012
  • King County Bar Association
  • Chair, Solo/Small Firm Section
  • 2010 - 2011
  • King County Bar Association, Solo and Small Practice Section
  • Vice-Chair Solo/Small Firm Section
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2009 - 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Publications

  • Washington State DUI blog
  • DUI Blog
  • 2012
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Speaking Engagements

  • SSA Breakfast CLE
  • DUI Basics for the Non-Criminal Attorney
  • 2017

Attorney endorsements

Received (16)
Given (8)
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DUI and DWI Attorney | Sep 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is an excellent advocate for his clients and I would highly recommend him. Great attorney."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Mar 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is meticulous in how he approaches the details of his clients' cases. He combs through the facts of a case and draws upon years of courtroom experience in order to advance the best possible resolution for his clients."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer.James is an excellent advocate. he is very knowledgeable and works hard to find the best possible resolution for his clients."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Sep 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. James Kotlowski is a go to lawyer well regarded by his peers."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James Kotlowski is one of the best DUI attorneys in Washington. His knowledge of Washington DUI law and procedure is practically encyclopedic. He regularly appears in DUI proceedings in most of the municipal and county courts around the South Sound. He has earned the respect of the judges, the State, and his peers. I recommend James for anyone who has been charged with DUI or a similar offense."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Kotlowski is a very experienced attorney who often contributes to very complicated areas of the law on AVVO."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Walter. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is a tireless advocate for his clients. He is a compassionate, caring and trusting attorney. James possess' the right combination of legal skills and temperament to help guide people through what can be one of the most difficult periods in their lives. His years of experience and expertise in DUI defense make him my go to guy for DUI and criminal defense. I strongly endorse him and highly recommend his services."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Kotlowski is an excellent attorney whose combination of skill and compassion makes him an invaluable help to his clients and colleagues."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. James is a tireless advocate for his client. His compassion and caring means that he always goes the extra mile for those he represents. James is a very experienced trial lawyer who has handled a variety of matters from family law to DUI to contract disputes."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Dec 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"James is a fantastic lawyer, knowledgeable and dedicated to his clients' needs. I fully endorse this attorney."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Very helpful and professional...really knows his stuff!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse Mr. Kotlowski. James is very knowledgeable in the areas of DUI and criminal defense as well as other areas of the law. If you are in need of legal assistance don't hesitate to give James a call."
DUI and DWI Attorney | May 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. James is a smart, hardworking and dedicated attorney. James worked for me on a few unique legal matters many years ago and always provided excellent legal analysis. We shared office space for several years and I personally witnessed his thorough preparation and serous dedication to his clients' causes. James has a rarity among lawyers - he is a trully likeable individual who anyone would be blessed to have as a friend as well as an attorney. If you want someone who will work hard for you, hire James."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"James Kotlowski is very knowlegable about criminal law and DUI defense. He was an invaluable resource for my criminal jury trial. James was always professional, efficient, and pleasant. I enjoyed working with James and I highly recommend him."
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Seattle DUI and DWI Lawyer Walter James Kotlowski
Walter James Kotlowski
DUI and DWI Attorney
Seattle, WA
Licensed for 31 years
Free Consultation