Tacoma DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you are facing driving under the influence (DUI) or other serious criminal charges in Washington, having an experienced and passionate defense attorney on your side can make all the difference. With fines, suspensions, and your freedom on the line, you need the representation of a respected Tacoma criminal law firm whose criminal defense lawyers have more than thirty years’ combined experience trying and negotiating cases in the Washington criminal courts.
This is what you get with The Law Offices of Smith & White PLLC. Together, Derek M. Smith and James J. White are two of the most experienced and well-respected criminal defense attorneys in Tacoma, Washington. They each have personally handled thousands of cases, and with experience on both sides of the courtroom, they know what it takes to successfully challenge even the most severe of criminal charges.
Tacoma DUI Defense Lawyers
If you are facing driving under the influence (DUI) charges in Washington, you are probably wondering what a conviction will mean for your license, your record, and your insurance rates, and whether you will be forced to go to jail. But, did you know that if you have been charged with DUI in Washington, your license will be automatically suspended pre-conviction unless you take steps to avoid it?
At The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC, we will:
- Answer all of your questions;
- Provide an honest assessment of the possible consequences of your Washington DUI charge; and,
- To the greatest extent possible in light of the circumstances surrounding your arrest and criminal history, prepare a comprehensive and vigorous defense strategy to help you avoid conviction or minimize the penalties arising out of your DUI.
Tacoma Criminal Lawyers for Serious Crimes
Of course, with more than thirty years of combined experience, the Tacoma criminal defense lawyers at The Law Offices of Smith & White PLLC handle much more than just Washington DUI cases. We are also available to represent you on charges for:
- Marijuana and other drug crimes
- Domestic violence and harassment
- Burglary, robbery and theft
- Serious traffic violations
- Court order violations
- Self-defense use of a firearm
- Other Washington felonies and misdemeanors
Expunging Records, Vacating Convictions and Restoring Civil Rights
If you have previously been convicted of a crime in Washington, you may be wondering what your options are to clear your record and restore your civil rights. There are several methods available to do this, and often obtaining a clean record requires a number of different procedural filings and motions. We are experienced in helping clients successfully expunge and seal criminal records, vacate their convictions and restore their civil rights.
Tacoma Criminal Lawyers for Military Personnel
We take pride in representing military service men and women in both courts-martial and civilian criminal courts. To discuss your martial or Washington state criminal charges with one of our compassionate criminal defense lawyers, contact us today.
Tacoma Criminal Lawyers for Immigrants and Other Non-Citizens
Washington criminal defense lawyer James White also has deep expertise in addressing the immigration consequences of Washington criminal charges and convictions. If you are a non-citizen who has been charged with or convicted of a crime in Washington, contact us today.
Contact the Tacoma Criminal Attorneys at The Law Offices of Smith & White PLLC Today
Regardless of the charges you are facing, you should consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer before you talk to the police. When it comes to criminal defense, even simple mistakes can have lifelong consequences. To schedule a free consultation and find out how our experienced and passionate Tacoma criminal defense attorneys can help you, contact The Law Offices of Smith & White PLLC.