Kent Criminal Defense Attorneys

Our Lawyers Are Ready To Help You Protect Your Rights, Your Freedom and Your Future.

With an estimated population is 129,618, Kent, Washington is the 6th largest city in Washington. During and after the Great Depression, Kent was known as the "Lettuce Capital of the World" but in recent years, Kent has experienced impressive economic growth, and is now nationally known as a prime location for manufacturing. However, this economic prosperity has come with a downside. With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, Kent has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is 1 in 17

If you are cited for a civil traffic offense or charged with a misdemeanor crime alleged to have occurred within the City of Kent, Washington, your case will be filed in the Kent Municipal Court. In the 2018, the court received the following filings:

  • 6,310 civil traffic infractions,
  • 2,130 civil parking infractions,
  • 2,928 non-traffic misdemeanors,
  • 238 DUI/Physical Control charges, and
  • 858 other traffic misdemeanors.

Kent Municipal Court The City of Kent Municipal Court is located at 1220 Central Ave S, Kent, WA 98032. The Court is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

All criminal cases are held in courtrooms 1, 3, or 4. They schedule based on availability, so no set calendar for type of hearing/type of case. Jail calendar is every day at 1:30 in courtroom 4.

All criminal cases are prosecuted by the Kent City Attorney's Office, Criminal Division, which is located at 220 Fourth Avenue South, Kent, WA 98032. Phone: 253-856-5770.

If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime alleged to have occurred in the Kent area, contact one of the Kent criminal defense attorneys at Blair & Kim, PLLC, who have the knowledge and expertise to fight for your rights. No matter the charge, whether it is a felony, misdemeanor, DUI, or any other offense, we are willing and able to assist in your defense. Contact our lawyers today for an initial consultation and learn what we can do for you.

At Blair & Kim, PLLC our defense attorneys have handled countless numbers of criminal cases for Kent residents. If you are under investigation or have already been charged, it is imperative that you have an experienced defense attorney at your side to inform and protect you of your rights. Our attorneys can help defend you against any criminal charge, including:

  • Felony Charges
  • DUI
  • Drug Crimes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault
  • Theft
  • Criminal Traffic Violations
  • Sex Crimes
  • Protection Orders
  • Trespassing

We work closely with the you and help you understand the nature of the charges and the possible outcomes for your case. We review every piece of evidence being used against you and build a defense that exploits any holes in the evidence. We ensure that the prosecution does not violate your rights and that no illegal procedures were used by the police.

At Blair & Kim, we understand that each client is different and requires a defense specifically tailored to their unique situation. Whether it be getting a case dismissed, negotiating a plea bargain, or taking a case to trial, we zealously represent our clients' needs and work tirelessly to guarantee the best possible outcome. We work with our client's side-by-side and walk them through each step of the process to ensure they are an active participant in their case.

For more information contact Blair & Kim, PLLC today. Schedule a consultation by contacting our office and speaking with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys.

Main Office
215 NE 40th St #C-3
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 622-6562

To make a public records request from the City of Kent, please click on the following link: Public Records Request

Client Reviews
Mark C. Blair has no rival in his field in Seattle. A consummate professional. Communication was brief, straightforward, easy to understand, and without a typical condescending tone you can sometimes experience from attorneys on top of their field. Correspondence was timely and always affective. Any in need of criminal defense, should have a conversation with Mr. Blair, and you will quickly see and feel, no further contacts, referrals, or phone calls need be made. The money and time that can be saved by streamlining future contact and collateral damage in the sentencing process will far and away be worth every penny of the fee structure. Thank you very very much Mark Blair. N.Mark French
Sara Kim of BlairKim is a great attorney. I had never before had representation or dealt with the legal system and she made it very easy for me. She converted the legalese into laymans terms for me and helped me to understand the steps of the process. When I hesitated on certain decisions, Sara gave me the confidence and encouragement to proceed – especially since it was most beneficial to me in the long run. Sara is very straightforward and professional while also being personable and pleasant to deal with. Tamara
Sara Kim was the perfect lawyer for our situation. We were determined not to involve the courts in our divorce. Within the first 30 minutes of consultation, Sara proposed an equitable formula for division of property which we used to negotiate an agreement that felt fair to both of us. Our flat fee arrangement with Sara covered the filing of paperwork which alleviated much pressure for us during a very stressful time. I highly recommend Sara for her flexibility, professionalism, and efficiency. Carrie