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Jun 22

Every year, numerous innocent men and women are sent to prison for crimes they did not commit. A new study suggests that wrongly incarcerated individuals are the victims of multiple structural problems in our judicial system, like confirmation bias, pressure from media outlets and groupthink. read more

May 11

The Coronavirus pandemic fully hit the United States in March 2020. In Washington, a stay-at-home order was officially issued on March 23 and since then, burglaries in Seattle have increased by 21 percent. read more

Apr 28

Battery is offensive or harmful touching, while an assault occurs when someone attempts to commit battery, using threats. While some states treat assault and battery as a single crime, in Washington, an assault charge covers both the threat of force, as well as the actual use of force, subjecting you to assault charges, even in cases where battery occurred. read more

Apr 17

According to a recent article in the Seattle Times, Seattle merchants have seen an uptick in shoplifting. Shoplifting is considered larceny in the state of Washington, and penalties can be fairly steep—not only fines but potentially jail time as well. read more

Feb 25

Recently Seattle has gotten some bad press, but is Seattle crime truly out of control? Why are so many people convinced that Seattle is a dangerous and violent city full of crime? read more

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Should I plead guilty?

Once you plead guilty to a charge, you cannot change your plea afterwards, so it always advised that you talk with a criminal defense attorney at our firm before you do this. Pleading guilty means that you are admitting your conduct is punishable by the law and you know...

Why do I need a lawyer?

A criminal charge means that you could face sanctions including jail times, fines, probation, potential loss of your driver's license and other penalties. A skilled criminal defense attorney can guide you through the court process and advocate your position in order...

June 22, 2020

Could Confirmation Bias Send You To Prison?

Every year, numerous innocent men and women are sent to prison for crimes they did not commit. A new study suggests that wrongly incarcerated individuals are the victims of multiple...

June 10, 2020

5 Common DUI Defense Strategies

Being arrested and charged with DUI can be a nightmare. Fortunately, there are numerous defense strategies we can use to have the charges against you reduced or even dismissed altogether.