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Vancouver, Washington, Criminal Defense Law Firm Overview

With criminal charges looming, you need someone to come to your defense, someone to shield you from the worst consequences of a criminal conviction.

At my Vancouver, Washington law firm, I have spent the past 30+ years providing a strong shield for my clients in a wide variety of legal areas, focusing especially on criminal law.

Giving Time Back to My Clients

After 30+ years as an attorney, perhaps the most heartfelt thanks I received was a clock that a client gave me after I successfully defended him against a criminal charge. He said, “you just gave me time back, so that’s what I am giving you.”

With the possibility of a conviction looming from the moment you are investigated or arrested, losing time and freedom to a prison sentence is the most serious consequence. I take that into account, and I will help you understand the other consequences as well, then represent you vigorously to protect your rights.

If you are facing criminal charges, the prosecutors have all the power they need. An experienced lawyer on your side can be your best defense.

My Philosophy: Providing a Strong Shield

I started practicing in criminal defense because I want to help people first and foremost. The government is large and has tremendous resources to prosecute alleged criminal acts. A person facing criminal charges should seek out a dedicated attorney to mount a strategic defense.

I started this law firm 20 years ago, after spending time as a public defender and with a flagship criminal defense firm in Vancouver, Washington. I am committed to providing professional representation for local clients at a competitive price.

Criminal Defense

I have focused most of my career as a criminal defense lawyer and have broad experience in cases involving firearms and rights restoration, DUI, drug charges, sex offenses, and domestic violence. I also handle white collar crime defense and ethics and professional responsibility cases involving licensing issues before licensing or disciplinary boards or before state, local, or municipal courts and agencies.

I have 30+ years of experience acting as a strong shield for my clients, defending them from criminal charges. To discuss your case, call my Vancouver, Washington, office — located one block from the courthouse — at 360-450-2437, or contact me online. My fees are negotiable, and payment plans are available.

William O. Douglas Award Recipient
Avvo - Top Attorney
Avvo - Client's Choice Award 2017
Avvo Rating 9.7 Superb | Top Attorney Criminal Defense
Martindale-Hubbell BV Distinguished For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability | Mark W. Muenster | 2014
Washington State Association for Justice
BBB Accredited Business
Member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Vancouver, WA 98660

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