Practice Areas

During Zach's 12 years with the King County Prosecutor's Office he handled and tried almost every type of crime imaginable. Zach spent time in District Court trying misdemeanor cases like Theft and DUI, as well as Juvenile Court where he handled all kinds of felony charges committed by individuals under the age of 18. It was the time that he spent in District and Juvenile court that prepared him for what would become the practice areas that he spent the majority of his legal career:


  • Sex Crimes
    Sexual assault and child abuse cases involve the most legally and factually complex charges that can be brought against someone. If you have been charged with a sexual assault or child abuse offense you need an attorney who has extensive experience handling these types of cases.
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  • Internet Sex Crimes
    In recent years both State and Federal law enforcement agencies have dedicated large amounts of resources into the investigation and prosecution of sexual offenses committed over the internet.
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  • Domestic Violence
    "Domestic Violence" historically applies to romantic relationships, but over time it has expanded, now applying to almost any two people who have a preexisting relationship. As a defense attorney Zach relies on his experience to formulate successsful defense strategies for those charged in DV cases.
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  • Violent 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.
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About Zachary

Zach Wagnild, Attorney

After spending the first 12 years of his legal career as a prosecutor, Zach Wagnild opened his own practice in order to provide outstanding support and legal advocacy to those who are facing criminal charges. He purposefully keeps a low caseload so that he can give each case his personal attention, and so he has sufficient time to meet with clients, discuss their options, and approach their case in the manner that is the most beneficial to them and their needs.

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