Former Prosecutor. 20+ years experience. Dedicated & Aggressive DUI Defense. Available 24/7!Former Prosecutor. 20+ Years’ Experience. Aggressive Criminal and DUI Defense. Available 24/7.Former Prosecutor. 20+ years experience. Dedicated & Aggressive Criminal Defense. Available 24/7!
|ID||Authorized to practice law||2003||05/31/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 Best Attorneys, Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service||American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys||2017|
|Top 100 Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Top Lawyers 2014||Spokane & Coeur d'Alene Living Magazine||2014|
|AV Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Attorney/Owner||Bugbee Law Office, P.S.||2003 - Present|
|Attorney||Robert Cossey & Associates, P.S.||2002 - 2003|
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney||Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney||1996 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Idaho State Bar||Admitted to Practice||2003 - Present|
|United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2003 - Present|
|U.S. District Court of Idaho||Admitted to Practice||2003 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington||Admitted to Practice||2002 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Admitted to Practice||1995 - Present|
|Idaho Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Spokane County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Federal Bar Association (Eastern District of Washington chapter)||Member||N/A|
|McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific||Law||J.D.||1995|
|University of California - Irvine||English Literature||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Law & Justice Committee Meeting||Reliability of informant testimony||2013|
|Criminal Law Smorgasbord||ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS IN CRIMINAL LAW: For Prosecutors and Defense||2012|
|Handling the Police Liability Claim||Defending A Police Liability Claim||2011|
Posted by anonymous
I hired Chris for a felony and we were able to work it down to a misdemeanor. He is an extremely talented and knowledgeable lawyer that is easy to talk to and work with. Sometimes I had difficulty contacting him but it was understandable as he was very busy with life changes. I would certainly recommend him to anyone in need of a lawyer.
Posted by Dave
I was accused of breaking a traffic law. I hold a CDL and this was a big deal to me and the company that I work for. I contacted Mr. Bugbee and presented some evidence that I had not broken any traffic laws. He took my case, then presented all prepared evidence to the prosecuting attorney and won my case.
Mr. Bugbee was very easy to talk to and was a pleasure to work with.
Posted by Daniel
Beat the Dept of Licensing automatic year suspension on Lack of Probably Cause.
Took a plea to Reckless Driving on the DUI.
Think we could have used the Lack of Probably Cause on this one too.
Chris is good at what he does. I recommend him and would hire him again.
Benjamin Glass, Car accident Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
If you have been arrested for DUI in or near Spokane, I highly recommend that you check out Chris Bugbee, his team and his website. There's a ton of free information available to get your started. If you are serious about your future you should not be hiring a lawyer based on lowest fee. Do your research and find a lawyer with experience and a proven track record.
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