Criminal Defense

There are extreme emotions involved in being charged with a crime and having to retain counsel for your defense. There can be a fear of the underlying charges, a lack of familiarity with the criminal justice system or a lack of information on the type of help you require for handling your situation. Selecting the right lawyer is one of the most important decisions you will make in your defense. The relationship and attitude of the lawyer and staff will be a critical factor in your defense. The trial experience and competence of your counsel is, without a doubt, the most critical aspect of your selection.

I have long considered it a great honor to stand next to my clients at their most desperate hour. I have represented clients, for nearly 30 years, in defense of serious criminal allegations, using every protection afforded under the Constitution. I have never lost sight of the fact that the role I fill serves as a vital barrier between an accused and a conviction. I have great respect for the immense responsibility I undertake when a client makes the decision to hire my firm. I will not shrink from my duty to zealously defend my clients at this most critical time of their lives.

In addition to criminal defense, I aggressively counsel on behalf of my clients in other practice areas. Be assured that your legal defense is my utmost concern.


Achieving The Best Possible Results

  • Serious Criminal Defense for Over 25 Years
  • Aggressive Representation of Client's Rights
  • Quality Legal Care & Support
  • Ongoing Communications
  • 24 Hour Availability
  • Extensive Trial Experience in Federal, State and Military Court




24 Hour Availability

The Samuel Roberts Building, Est. 1883
1105 Tacoma Avenue S Tacoma, WA 98402

Direct Cell - 253.405.4360

(With 24-hour voice mail service)

Office - 253.383.5346
Legal Assistant - 253.561.6677
Fax - 253.572.6662


Areas of Practice

PERSONAL INJURY

  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Maritime Injury & Death
  • Slip & Fall

HOMICIDE

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Death Penalty

ROBBERY & ASSAULT

SEX OFFENSES

  • Rape
  • Indecent Liberties
  • Kidnapping

DRUG CRIMES & WEAPONS CHARGES

  • Manufacturing
  • Delivery
  • Possession with Intent
  • Possession
  • Possession of a Firearm

VEHICULAR CRIMES

  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Vehicular Assault
  • DUI
  • Driving Misdemeanors

CRIMES AGAINST MINORS

  • Statutory Rape
  • Child Molestation
  • Assault of a Child

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

  • Assault
  • Harassment

JUVENILE CRIMES

MILITARY CRIMES

  • General Court Martials
  • Special Court Martials
  • Military Appeals