SEATTLE CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
Criminal proceedings are urgent, stressful, confusing, and may involve severe penalties that could include incarceration. You have constitutional and statutory protections from illegal searches and seizures, self-incrimination, as well as other improper law enforcement investigation tactics. Hiring a lawyer as soon as possible, ideally before talking to law enforcement, allows your defense to gather and preserve critical evidence, document law enforcement missteps, secure witness statements, and protect you from improper law enforcement investigation tactics.
Seattle criminal defense lawyer Damian Mendez, of the Mendez Law Group, PLLC, skillfully represents both adults and juveniles in any stage of misdemeanor or felony criminal proceedings (arrest, criminal investigation, criminal charges, sentencing and post-trial issues) in municipal, district, superior, or federal district courts in the state of Washington.
Damian will help you understand the charges brought against you and your legal options. He will thoroughly analyze your particular case, and enact the best possible legal defense with the quickness and urgency required.
OUR APPROACH TO CRIMINAL DEFENSE
As your criminal defense lawyer, Damian will not only vigorously fight the charges you are facing but will also help you understand your rights, answer all your questions, and will personally walk you through every step of the legal process. When you are represented by the Mendez Law Group, PLLC you can be confident that Damian will personally handle your court case – he will never pass off your case to an associate.
Damian will personally review police reports, videos, recordings and all other evidence with you. He will also personally argue motions to the court and take your case to trial. Damian will be by your side every step of the way to ensure the best legal strategy is utilized and the best possible results are obtained.
As a member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Damian is always expanding his legal education by:
Participating in continuing education seminars
Keeping updated on new Washington state criminal laws
Subscribing to publications such as the Washington Criminal Defense magazine and the DUI practice email newsletter
Studying manuals on important criminal defense topics
Researching the legal document library
Maintaining database of expert witnesses
"Mr. Mendez was recommended to us by a friend, who told us of his professionalism and proficiency....and indeed their description of him was accurate. During what was a difficult time for our family, Damian Mendez gathered extensive information on our case and worked tirelessly on our behalf.
He kept us up to date on decisions, proceedings and pertinent meetings; he fielded an inordinate number of phone calls from us at all hours of the day, and responded each time with efficiency, professionalism and compassion (the last quality not being required, of course, but very much appreciated). In brief, I would recommend this gentlemen without reservation to anyone in need of legal representation."
TYPES OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE CASES WE REPRESENT
Mendez Law Group, PLLC represents all types of felony and misdemeanor offenses in King County Washington, including:
Domestic violence offenses
Negligent driving offenses
Reckless driving offenses
If you are confronted with a potential criminal situation, we recommend that you:
Do not talk to the police
Do not sign anything
Ask to speak to a lawyer immediately
If you would like us to be your legal representation, please call Damian at (206) 290-5148. All criminal defense consultations are free.