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Highly Skilled Criminal Defense Lawyers

Serving Washington State Seattle/Tacoma residents in all criminal defense matters

At Newton & Hall, criminal defense is what we do. And we do it exceptionally well. You are never left wondering if your call will be returned, if your attorney will be late or unprepared for a critical court appearance or whether the firm has the resources to aggressively pursue your defense. When your reputation and your freedom are on the line, you want a criminal attorney you can rely on. At our firm you will find many of them, along with an attentive professional staff of paralegals, legal assistants, and a private investigator who are committed to providing you the highest level of service at all times.

Handling criminal defense cases in state and federal courts

Our team of criminal defense attorneys is dedicated to the practice of criminal law. With more than 60 years of combined experience, we have handled thousands of criminal cases including a range of felony and misdemeanor charges such as:

Sex Crimes & Prostitution Related Offenses

Juvenile Crimes

Assaults, Harassment, Manslaughter, and Murder

Domestic Violence Offenses

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs (DUI/DWI)

Theft, Malicious MischiefRobbery, Burglary and other Property Crimes

Weapons Charges and Firearm Offenses

Traffic and Licensing Offenses

Theft, EmbezzlementUnlawful Issuance of Checks, and Identity Theft

DUI/DWI laws in Washington State are strict and subject to frequent revision. The attorneys of Newton & Hall pay constant attention to changes in the law, and will mount a strategic defense to help you avoid such potential consequences as jail time, loss of driving privileges, heavy fines and loss of your job.  Learn more about DUI/DWI >>>

If you are charged with or even under investigation for a sex crime, including sexual assault, rape, or child pornography, you are at risk of losing your family, your job, and your reputation.  You could end up spending the rest of your life in prison. Our criminal lawyers handle a full range of sexual offenses and work aggressively to craft the best defense.  Learn more about sex crimes >>>

Domestic violence goes well beyond the strict definition of a violent act between family members. Any crime, including harassment, property damage (even if yours), and assault, can be charged as domestic violence offenses. We help you understand all the possible charges and their consequences and take a practical approach to your defense.  Learn more about domestic violence >>>

If you are charged with a drug crime in Washington State, whether the offense is a misdemeanor possession of marijuana or felony manufacturing of methamphetamine, it is critical to discuss your circumstances with an experienced Seattle criminal defense attorney without delay.  Learn more about drug crimes >>>

If a crime — whether a sex offense, drug trafficking, an Internet offense or fraud — comes under federal investigation, the stakes rise. Our seasoned criminal defense attorneys are ready to intervene immediately on your behalf and put your defense in motion.  Learn more about federal crimes >>>

Call (253) 867-2675 to schedule a free consultation today with experienced criminal defense attorneys who fight for you.