DUI / Criminal Defense Attorney.
Former Prosecutors, Nationally Recognized
Members of the National College for DUI Defense,
Aggressive in Court — Proven Results.
After being arrested for DUI, a criminal charge in Washington State, you may feel overwhelmed and as if there is no way to avoid being found guilty. After all, the State has nearly infinite resources and saw a lot: the officer (maybe several) will write a report, you may have done field sobriety tests, and likely there is a breath test or evidence of a refusal.
Consequences may include jail for up to one year (more for Felony DUI), a suspension or revocation of your driver’s license, and fines/court costs up to $5,000. Additionally, you may be required to have high-risk insurance for 3+ years, have a breath test machine required in cars you drive, and be forced into years of alcohol / drug treatment.
Your DUI lawyer should have the knowledge, skills, and experience of fighting DUIs. The partners at the Sullivan Law Group have all three.
A DUI charge is difficult and requires an effective attorney with cutting-edge knowledge of the law and legal system. While breath test results and admissions to an officer may seem like overwhelming evidence, your DUI attorney should fight for you through each element. We personally review each piece of evidence (breath test, reports, etc.), and thoroughly examine them, focusing often on each aspect that shows each client’s indications of sobriety & mitigation.
Mr. Sullivan has been trained, not just in courtroom as a deputy prosecutor and private attorney, but also specifically in the administration of the DUI Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. He works extensively with a team of SFST experts in analyzing his clients’ cases.
Mrs. Sullivan spent over a decade prosecuting DUI and other serious offenses. She has trained police officers and knows when they have failed to take critical steps. Her knowledge has lead to numerous dismissals and reductions — and most importantly, very satisfied
Mr. Lantz has lead a state wide fight against the Washington State Patrol’s “new” breath test machine. He is regularly asked to consult on cases around the state.
The Sullivan Law Group represents numerous clients as first-time offenders, and those also with extensive criminal history. We have experience fighting the cases from both the perspective of a prosecutor, and a well-trained defense attorney.
The Sullivan Law Group litigation practice, emphasizes in DUI, criminal defense, and personal injury. These unique areas of law change regularly, and require an attorney who has the experience and knowledge of local court systems to get results.
Many of our first-time DUI clients never do a day in jail. Those facing more serious consequences, like a second or third DUI, have much more at stake with increased mandatory minimums, requiring an attorney who can effectively weaken the State/City’s case to get the best offer available. If the offer is unacceptable, we can try the case or consider other disagreed recommendations.
In cases where our clients do not get an acceptable offer, the client always has the option for a trial. Mr. Sullivan, Mrs. Sullivan, and Jason Lantz are all well-known lawyers, skilled in the courtroom and well versed in the science and trial skills necessary for a not guilty verdict. All three partners have achieved “not guilty” verdicts in cases people said were “unwinnable.”
Fortunately, getting your DUI reduced to a lesser charge has the potential to keep away most of the most serious implications from an arrest. The partners at the Sullivan Law Group hvae the legal knowledge, skills, reputation, and experience to help ensure that the best deal available is on the table with the prosecutor.
The bottom line is that we fight for the best deal available. It is always your choice whether to take the deal, or go to trial.
Frequently, many of our DUI clients are able to get great deals, like a Neg 1 or Reckless Driving, even if they admitted to the charge! These deals save them their license, jail, and/or probation. They are also much less expensive than the costs and burdens of the original charge.
We not only bring experience of former prosecutors and knowledge of the law as a former clerk at the Washington State Supreme Court. With extensive experience in local courts, we knows how the system in NW Washington works, how to get deals, and how to win trials.
Serving all Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, and North King Counties.
Also Serving Zip Codes: 98201, 98202, 98203, 98204, 98020, 98021, 98026, 98036, 98037, 98043, 98046, 98082, 98087, 98201, 98203, 98204, 98205, 98206, 98207, 98208, 98213, 98223, 98241, 98251, 98252, 98256, 98258, 98259, 98270, 98271, 98272, 98275, 98287, 98290, 98291, 98292, 98293, 98294, 98296, Snohomish County, WA.