Lynnwood Criminal Defense Lawyer

Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney Serving Everett, Lynnwood and all of Snohomish County, WA

The Law Office of Michael P. Sheehy, PLLC is a criminal defense law firm dedicated to achieving the optimal results in every client’s case. As a former Snohomish County Deputy Prosecutor, Mr. Sheehy knows the best defenses and arguments that will be successful with the prosecutor, judge, or jury. He is a solo practitioner with a devoted staff that works personally with each client. The firm focuses on providing high quality defense representation in every case rather than focusing on having a large number of clients. Mr. Sheehy will make sure you are informed every step of the way and he will put you at ease with his knowledge and experience. The firm has offices in Lynnwood and Tacoma and represents clients throughout the surrounding areas in Washington State, including in all of Snohomish County.

If you ever find yourself in a position where you have been accused of committing a crime, one of the wisest things to do is to consult with a local attorney. You have the right to legal counsel if you are arrested and taken into custody by state or federal law enforcement, and choosing to involve a lawyer may end up making the difference between a dismissal/acquittal and a conviction. A Lynnwood criminal defense attorney who not only knows the ins and outs of the criminal court system but who is familiar with local judges, prosecutors and court personnel can provide the level of defense representation you need in the face of your charges. The earlier this lawyer is able to get involved, the more likely it will be that he will be able to help you seek a positive result and even avoid formal charges in the first place. The firm's attorney is not only a former prosecutor who understands both sides of legal proceedings in criminal court but is also highly experienced and committed to his clients.

Criminal Defense: Key Practice Areas

The firm's Lynnwood criminal defense lawyer has prosecuted and defended a wide range of criminal charges and is ready to put his experience in these complex matters to work for you. Some of the particular types of cases he takes on include those related to assault, burglary or theft, all types of drug crimes, DUI/DWI charges, domestic violence, juvenile crimes, sex crimes and all kinds of traffic-related offenses, such as hit and run, reckless driving and driving with a suspended driver's license. If you have been previously convicted of a crime and are interested in clearing your criminal record, the firm also offers legal counsel in the area of expungements to open the door to employment and educational opportunities that may have been denied due to your record.

In every area of criminal law that the firm handles, the greatest care is taken to thoroughly review a client's case to determine the best approach. Strategy is half the battle in these matters, and your attorney's initial approach may end up having a lasting impact on the final outcome of your case. The firm recognizes that every client is different and provides one-on-one counsel expertly combined with uncompromising defense representation in order to help each client to the fullest extent of the law and the firm's considerable resources and experience.

Contact a Lynnwood Criminal Attorney

It is vital that you contact a Lynnwood criminal defense lawyer who will fight for your rights if you have been charged with drunk driving, reckless or negligent driving, theft, shoplifting, a juvenile offense, assault or battery, illegal drug possession, domestic abuse, or want your record cleared of such charges. Facing the complex criminal justice system on your own can be unfair and overwhelming. You can greatly improve the outcome of your case by having a qualified defense attorney who will take the time to prepare your case and communicate with you every step of the way. To learn more about criminal defense, visit the firm's frequently asked questions page.

Contact a Lynnwood criminal defense lawyer dedicated to one-on-one client representation! The firm will fight for your rights in any criminal law matter, inside or outside of the courtroom.

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