If you or someone you know has been charged with a felony, it is a frightening and stressful ordeal. You are ultimately facing the possibility of jail or prison time, exorbitant fines penalties, diminished employment opportunities, embarrassment, and emotional turmoil with family and friends. Having the right criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the successful resolution of your case.
Whether through negotiations with the prosecution or taking your case to be tried before judge or jury, Coleen St. Clair has the experience and knowledge to fight for your freedom. You have a right to understand and participate in every facet of your defense. Sometimes the most disconcerting aspect of criminal charges is confusion over the penalties and lack of familiarity with the criminal process. Criminal defense attorney Coleen St. Clair will explain your options in light of potential penalties and will keep you informed every step of the way. At St. Clair Law Offices we believe that open communication and vigorous representation will best serve our clients and we are committed to achieving the best results possible.
A Washington felony conviction comes with serious life-changing consequences. At best, you could get formal probation with little or no jail time but in the worse case scenario, punishment could include a state prison term from 1 year to life in prison. A felony conviction also comes with collateral consequences such as the loss of a business or professional license, loss of employment, travel restrictions, firearms ban, and if the person convicted is not a United States citizen, even deportation. If you have been charged with a felony offense, you need to contact CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY Coleen St. Clair as soon as possible. She is an experienced aggressive attorney with over 25 years of criminal law experience in the Puget sound courts. If retained by you, she will stand by your side, fully review the evidence against you, assess and advise you of your options, and do all that is possible to safeguard your rights and interests.
Felonies include nonviolent crimes ranging from petty theft (shoplifting) with prior convictions, DUI with prior convictions, to violent offenses such as DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, assault with a weapon, robbery, SEX CRIMES and MURDER. Types of felonies include:
- WHITE COLLAR CRIMES, such as fraud, forgery, embezzlement, identity theft, insurance fraud, and computer crimes;
- PROPERTY CRIMES such as Burglary, malicious mischief, theft , auto-theft, Forgery;
- DRUG CRIMES, such as possession selling, manufacturing, distributing, and possession with intent to sell;
- SEX CRIMES, such as sexual assaults, rape, molestation, indecent liberties, communicating with a minor, and illegal possession of pornography;
- Serious and VIOLENT CRIMES, such as Murder, Manslaughter, kidnapping, robbery, assault with a weapon and arson
Any FELONY conviction can affect many aspects of your every day existence, by limiting your employment and housing opportunities and the very quality of your life for years to come. Choosing the right attorney can make the difference between jail and freedom. You can rest assured that Ms. St. Clair will aggressively pursue any and all defenses and options to secure the best possible outcome for you. That includes arranging for alternative sentences which may help you reduce or avoid jail altogether and taking your case to trial if necessary.
Coleen St. Clair aggressively defends Washington Felony charges is Seattle and the Puget Sound region. Protecting your record from a criminal conviction is our primary concern. We will aggressively pursue any and all options to secure the best possible outcome available to you, including trial and alternative sentencing. If you are facing a Washington felony charge, we can help.