Committed to achieving the best possible result for every client
I have been practicing criminal defense for the past nine years, representing clients at every stage of criminal litigation: initial appearances, arraignments, pre-trial hearings, motion hearings, plea negotiations, trials, sentencing, and post-sentencing proceedings.
I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and I received my law degree from the Seattle University School of Law in 2009.
My legal career began by working as a Felony Court Clerk with the court services unit of the Travis County Community Supervision and Corrections Department in Austin, TX. I was subsequently hired by Clark, Thomas & Winters, Austin's largest and best known law firm at the time. There, I worked in the Commercial Litigation section with a team of eight attorneys.
Upon graduation from law school, I worked as an attorney "of counsel" with the Law Office of George Freeman in Everett, WA, focusing on criminal defense and family law practice. At the same time, I was an attorney with the Snohomish County Residential Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative program (DOSA), representing felony clients with substance abuse issues.
At present, my practice is entirely devoted to criminal defense. My clients' interests are my number one priority, and I work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for every client.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 10 Attorney, Criminal Defense||Attorney and Practice Magazine||2019|
|Exceptional Client Service, 10 Best in Washington||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2018|
|Top 10 Attorney||Attorney and Practice Magazine||2018|
|Exceptional Client Service, 10 Best in Washington||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2017|
|Excellence for the Future Award in Legal Writing||Seattle University School of Law||N/A|
|Dean's Honor List||University of Texas at Austin||N/A|
|College Scholar||University of Texas at Austin||N/A|
|Owner||The Law Office of Natalya Forbes||2013 - Present|
|Contract Attorney||The Law Office of George Freeman, Inc., P.S.,||2011 - 2013|
|Attorney||The Snohomish County Superior Court, Drug Offender Sentencing Alternative Program||2010 - 2016|
|Commercial Litigation Section Legal Clerk||Clark, Thomas & Winters||2001 - 2002|
|Felony Court Clerk||The Travis County, Texas, Community Supervision & Corrections Department||2000 - 2001|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tulalip Tribal Bar Association||Member||2019 - Present|
|Washington Defender Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Snohomish County Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College||Member||2013 - Present|
|Seattle University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|University of Texas, Austin||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2001|
|Law and Justice Day||Introduction to Court Procedure and Trial Techniques||2019|
|Leadership Snohomish County||Introduction to Court Procedure and Trial Techniques||2018|
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