Seattle Criminal Defense Attorneys
Seattle, Washington is the state’s largest city, with a current estimated population of 755,745, and is often referred to as “The Emerald City” because of its location in the Pacific Northwest situated on the Puget Sound, surrounded by water, mountains and evergreen forests. The Space Needle, a 1962 World’s Fair legacy, Pike’s Market and the EMP museum are few if it’s many iconic landmarks. Sometimes referred to as “Jet City” because of Boeing, Seattle is also home to a large tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area and it is the growth of the tech industry the has fueled Seattle’s most recent economic expansion. But with this expansion there has come an increase in population, homelessness and crime.
If you are cited for a civil traffic offense or charged with a misdemeanor crime alleged to have occurred within the Seattle city limits, your case will be filed in the Seattle Municipal Court. In the 2018, the Court received the following filings:
- 27,004 civil traffic infractions,
- 542,859 civil parking infractions,
- 8,327 non-traffic misdemeanors,
- 1,444 DUI/Physical Control charges, and
- 628 other traffic misdemeanors.
The Court is located at 600 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
All criminal cases are prosecuted by the Seattle City Attorney's Office, located at 701 5th Ave Suite 2050, Seattle, WA 98104. Phone: (206) 684-8200.
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 Seattle prosecutors and judges in municipal court for years, and so are very familiar with their procedures. If you face a City of Seattle 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 Seattle area, contact one of the Seattle 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 a free 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 Seattle 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
- 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 free consultation by contacting our office and speaking with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys.
Seattle Main Office
215 NE 40th St #C-3
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 622-6562
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