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Areas of Practice

The DUI attorneys at Russell and Hill, PLLC work to defend Edmonds residents against drunk driving charges, as well as those facing felony DUI, underage DUI, and drug possession charges. Convictions for driving under the influence carry severe penalties — sometimes more significant repercussions than many felonies incur! Because of the severity of the consequences for a DUI, even a first-time offender should view his or her situation with caution and retain an experienced Edmonds DUI attorney.

Area locations

At Russell and Hill, PLLC our attorneys are able to provide DUI legal services throughout Snohomish, King, and Skagit Counties. Listed below are some of the cities we commonly practice in:

Service Locations

Repercussions of a DUI

There are many serious penalties that may result from a DUI conviction. Here is a list of the most common penalties incurred:

  • Suspension of driver’s license
  • Sentencing to jail
  • Required payment of substantial fines
  • A criminal record (this may influence your ability to obtain some types of employment)
  • Difficulty gaining entrance to Canada
  • Military sanctions for those stationed at a military installation
  • Requirement to obtain high risk SR-22 insurance
  • Requirement to have ignition interlock installed in your vehicle for up to one year

Defense Strategy of DUI Attorneys at Russell and Hill

It is normal to experience stress and worry following a DUI arrest. There are ways, however, to minimize this stress and the best of which is to retain the services of an experienced DUI attorney.

Our Edmonds DUI attorneys’ defense strategies may include:

  • Examination of the evidence currently compiled against you. This will include a review of the field sobriety tests that were administered (if applicable to your situation) and the training of the officers that requested them.
  • Evaluation of whether any current health conditions or medications that could have impacted the outcome of her blood alcohol content BAC tests.
  • Review of simulator solutions and BAC testing materials to make sure all equipment was working correctly at the time of the test
  • Review and assessment of previous driving record, including any traffic violations or prior DUI convictions.
  • Offer advice on responding to police interrogation and requests for field sobriety tests.
  • Suppress evidence in order to weaken the prosecutor’s case at trial.

This investigation will ideally reveal violations of your rights, such as faulty evidence, improper police procedures, or other factors that may positively impact your DUI case.

How Our DUI Attorneys can Help You

Our DUI attorneys are able to help you negotiate a plea bargain, and they can also help reduce or eliminate some or all of your Edmonds DUI charges. We are experienced in negotiating with the prosecution, and we are able to advise on options such as acceptance of an offer or a move towards trial. While trial is often avoided, we will not hesitate to go to trial if we find that it is in your best interests.

Other Ways Our Attorneys Can Help You

There is more to reducing charges than merely avoiding a felony. We are also able to offer the following:

  • Help clients to retain their driver’s licenses
  • Dismissal of DUI’s and/or amended to lower charges
  • Development of possible solutions for alternative sentencing which may include community service, work release, work crew, electronic home monitoring and/or alcohol abuse treatment so that clients are able to avoid jail time

Criminal Defense Services

  • DUI Attorneys
  • Felony Attorneys
  • Misdemeanor Attorneys
  • Traffic Violation Attorneys
  • Criminal Defense Attorneys

Get the Representation You Need

If you’ve had a DUI arrest in Edmonds, WA, fill out our Criminal Defense Case Evaluation form or call us at 800-529-0842 to schedule a free consultation with one of our DUI attorneys.

Russell & Hill, PLLC, DUI attorneys, also serve the communities of Arlington, Bothell, Edmonds, Everett, Kenmore, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Shoreline, Snohomish, Stanwood, and Sultan.

Have you been charged with a DUI in Edmonds, WA? If so, contact Russell and Hill, PLLC, DUI attorneys for a free consultation. You may complete our “Free DUI Evaluation Form” or call our toll-free number at 800-529-0842 to schedule your free consultation today.

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