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Practice areas


  1. Domestic Violence: 40%
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Juvenile: 20%



Fixed (always)

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Attorney endorsements

21 total 

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  • Jeffery Nelson Burleson

    I endorse this lawyer. Steve is a great attorney who goes out of his way to help.


    Jeffery Burleson Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Simon Stocker

    Steve Karimi is known in the legal community as an excellent lawyer who works hard for his clients. I have known Steve for nearly 15 years and have had many opportunities to observe him in the courtroom. Steve knows the law and how to get the best results for his clients.


    Simon Stocker Workers compensation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Offices Of Steve Karimi

119 1st Avenue South Suite 500
Seattle, WA, 98104-3400


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 LawyersNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2015
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2014
Top 100 LawyersNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Honor AwardMartindale Hubble2014
HonorMartindale Hubble2010
Super Lawyer Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Super Lawyer Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Darling Foundation ScholarshipPepperdine University1997
Deans List Honor AwardUniversity of Washington1989
Deans List Honor AwardUniversity of Washington1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Defense AttorneyLaw Office of Steve Karimi2005 - Present
City ProsecutorKirkland, Shoreline, Tukwila, and Sammamish2000 - 2004
Deputy ProsecutorKing County Prosecutor's Office1999 - 2000
Legal AssistantDiamond and Scharnberger1996 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Citizens for Judicial ExcellenceMember2007 - Present
Washington Defender AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
Federal District Court Western DivisionMember2004 - Present
Washington State BarMember1999 - Present
National College for District AttorneysMember2001 - 2004
Persian SocietyBoard Member1998 - 1999
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v M.M.Not guilty jury trial
State v. L.A.Not guilty jury trial
State v. J.L.Dismissed at motions
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Publication nameTitleDate
Division 1 Court of AppealsState v. C.P.2015
FindlawWashington legislators pass tougher DUI bill2013
Findlaw51 year old repeat offender sentenced in DUI2013
Seattle TimesLegalization of Marijuana2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National College for District AttorneysN/AEvidence for Prosecutors2001
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of WashingtonBusiness AdministrationN/A1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Federal Way Mock TrialEvaluator2015
University of Washington School of LawMock Trial Competition2014
Federal Way Mock Trial CompetitionEvaluator2014
Seattle Times News InterviewMarijuana cases after Legalization2012
Komo News Radio InterviewOverview of the Juvenile Justice System2011
YMCA Youth and Government Mock TrialJudge and Evaluator2010
Seattle University School of LawHow to be a Trial Lawyer2006
YMCA Youth and GovernmentMock Trial Judge and Evaluator2005
YMCA Youth and GovernmentMock Trial Judge and Evaluator2004
Tukwila City CouncilOverview of Domestic Violence Prosecution2003
Issaquah District CourtMock Trial Demonstration2002