Kirkland Criminal Defense Attorneys
Kirkland is a city in King County, Washington. A suburb east of Seattle, Kirkland is located on the shores of Lake Washington just north of Bellevue and is known for its waterfront parks, stunning views, art galleries, boutique shopping, and dining.
With an estimated population of 89,557, the chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Kirkland is 1 in 39 per 1,000.
If you are cited for a civil traffic offense or charged with a misdemeanor crime alleged to have occurred within the City of Kirkland, Washington, your case will be filed in the Kirkland Municipal Court. In 2018, the court received the following filings:
- 3,893 civil traffic infractions,
- 14,374 civil parking infractions,
- 607 non-traffic misdemeanors,
- 174 DUI/Physical Control charges, and
- 544 other traffic misdemeanors.
The Court is located at 11740 NE 118th St, Kirkland, WA 98034. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. The third week of each month is trial week. Pretrials are on Mondays and Wednesdays, at 8:45 A.M. The second Wednesday is readiness calendar at 8:45 A.M. Every Tuesday, arr at 8:45 A.M., including trial week. Supervised Probation Review on Thursdays at 8:45 A.M., Unsupervised probation review at 9:30 AM on Thursdays. Bail hearings start at 9 AM. Jail Hearings are every day at 1 PM, except for Fridays which is at 9 AM. Interpreter hearings are twice a month, one for Spanish on Third Thursdays at 8:45 in rm 3, second Thursday is 8:45 for other languages. Motions and bench trials are 2 PM on first Wednesday, second Wednesday, and fourth Wednesday, and Second Tuesday at 1 PM, Third Tuesday at 2 PM. The Third Tuesday is the sentencing calendar, only once a month, at 2 PM. Majority of the criminal cases are held in room 1. Interpreter calendars are in rm 3. Infractions are first Thursdays 1:00 for school-zone infractions, and then 2:00 PM for mitigation, and 2:30 for contested. Same pattern repeat infractions are on the first four Tuesdays in rm 3. Domestic Violence Motions are spread out through motion calendars. Calendar is downloadable online.
All criminal cases are prosecuted by the law firm of Moberly & Roberts, PLLC, located at 12040 98th Ave NE #101, Kirkland, WA 98034. Phone: 425-284-2362.
Familiarity with the judge, court personnel and the prosecutor is mandatory for a successful defense. The attorneys at Blair & Kim have worked with the various Kirkland prosecutors and judges in municipal court for years, and so are very familiar with their procedures. If you face a City of Kirkland misdemeanor criminal charge, you need a criminal defense attorney who is knowledgeable and experienced in order to obtain the best result.
If you are under investigation or have been charged with a crime alleged to have occurred in the Kirkland area, contact one of the Kirkland 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 Kirkland 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
- Drug Crimes
- Domestic Violence
- Criminal Traffic Violations
- Sex Crimes
- Protection Orders
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.
14205 S.E. 36th St. Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98006
To make a public records request from the City of Kirkland, please click on the following link: Public Records Request.