“A lawyer friend recommended Zach to represent me in a difficult case and now I can see why. This man is a lifesaver and you should not hesitate to hire him if you’re in a difficult position legally. “
“My husband & I hired Zack on the recommendation of an attorney friend of mine. His previous prosecuting experience was his biggest asset in our case (in my opinion). If I ever need an attorney or my family, Zack will be my first call.”
“Selecting Zach to defend my son against 1st degree Assault and Burglary charges was the best decision that I have ever made. “
“Zach is one of the most hard-working and intelligent lawyers I have ever seen. He went above and beyond with my case giving me advice and amazing representation.”
“Zach is the best attorney in Seattle. He was kind, honest, and hard-working. He saved my life! Thank you Zach!!! I am a free man because of you.”
“Zach is a lawyer you want to have on your side when you got problems. I was charged with rape of a child and molestation of a child. Three months later all charges DISMISSED. I don’t think it gets any better than that. He saved my life.”
“Put simply, Zach is one of the best trial lawyers in the State, and his command of criminal law is second-to-none. I endorse his work without reservation.”
“Zach has earned the respect of judges and attorneys throughout King County, both as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. He is honorable, intelligent, and eminently practical. I highly recommend him. “
“Few attorneys have the felony experience, knowledge, and talent as Zach. He commands the courtroom and knows every angle to improve a defendant’s position in trial or through negotiations.”
“Zach knows how to deal with police and prosecutors and how to exploit the weaknesses in their cases. He is both an excellent trial attorney and a tenacious negotiator. If you want the best result for your case, contact Zach.”
“Zach provides that excellent balance of being a tough litigator but also a great negotiator and listener. Anyone looking for a criminal defense attorney would be well served choosing Zach to represent them.”
Those who have been accused of sexual assault, domestic violence, murder, or any other crime of violence need an attorney who has extensive experience handling these types of cases. Throughout his over 20 years of criminal law practice (including 12 years at the King County Prosecutor’s Office) Zach has handled hundreds of the most serious charges the State can bring including Murder, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, Infant Homicide, Robbery, Assault, and Domestic Violence. His track record of success has resulted in a reputation throughout the state as the go-to attorney for anyone facing serious criminal charges.
Whether you simply believe that someone has accused you of a crime or you have been contacted by the police for questioning, it is never too early to contact an attorney to learn your rights and formulate a plan for responding to the allegations. As a prosecutor Zach saw countless cases involving defendants who were charged and ultimately convicted of crimes because they unwittingly waived their rights at the outset of an investigation. Many times, without those rights having been waived, the charges could not have been filed, let alone proven at trial.
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Sexual assault and child abuse cases involve the most legally and factually complex charges that can be brought against someone. As a prosecutor Zach dealt with many criminal defense attorneys who represented defendants charged with sexual assault or child abuse but were not experienced in these
In recent years the Washington State Legislature has passed aggressive new laws aimed at lengthening prison sentences for those convicted of offenses that are labeled as Domestic Violence (DV). As a prosecutor Zach handled hundreds of DV cases and tried some of the most serious DV offenses
Charges involving allegations of violence are some of the most aggressively pursued cases by law enforcement and prosecutors alike. If you have been charged with a violent crime you need representation experienced in dealing with the issues presented by cases involving allegations of violence.
After spending the first 12 years of his legal career as a senior prosecutor in King County, Washington, Zach opened his own practice in order to provide outstanding legal advocacy to those who are facing serious criminal charges. So that he can provide his personal attention to each case and client, Zach maintains a caseload lower than most other practitioners. This allows him the time to be available for clients, discuss their options, and approach their cases in the manner that is the most beneficial to their situations and needs.
Over 20 years of criminal law experience have given us a full understanding of the law, evidence, and different ways cases can be handled and resolved.
Whether guilty or innocent, we understand that those accused of a crime are often scared and ashamed. We are here to help, not judge.
"Put simply, Zach is one of the best trial lawyers in the State, and his command of criminal law is second-to-none. I endorse his work without reservation. "
"I lawyer friend recommended Zach to represent me in a difficult case and now I can see why. This man is a lifesaver and you should not hesitate to hire him if you're in a difficult position legally."