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Criminal Defense

Get Strong Defense Representation in Washington State

At the Law Offices of Steve Karimi, we emphasize personalized client service and effective representation that gets results in negotiations and in court. Steve Karimi has achieved an outstanding record of results in drunk driving, drug crime, domestic violence and a wide range of other misdemeanor, felony and juvenile cases.

If you have been charged with a crime, contact a Seattle criminal defense attorney online or call 206-621-8777 to schedule a free initial consultation. 24-hour-a-day phone service is available at 206-660-6200.

Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Defense for a Wide Variety of Charges

Seattle criminal defense attorney Steve Karimi represents people facing misdemeanor charges and felony charges in King County and the Puget Sound area, over the mountains to Cle Elum and Ellensburg. We also represent out-of-town guests such as Canadians visiting the Seattle area and other motorists stopped by police on Interstate 5 in Washington. We have the experience to address the complex needs of clients facing deportation if convicted of criminal behavior.

Drunk Driving (DUI/DWI)

At the Law Offices of Steve Karimi in Seattle, you will find experienced defense representation to help you avoid or minimize the consequences of a DUI conviction. Attorney Steve Karimi is thorough and determined in his approach to serving clients charged with DUI and marijuana DUI. He can help you explore your options, including:

  • Challenging DUI evidence through suppression motions or forensic analysis and testimony
  • License suspension or revocation problems, including commercial driver cases
  • Fighting a minor DUI or other alcohol-related offense
  • Fighting driver's license suspension following a DUI arrest
  • Utilizing the ignition interlock device license
  • Defending your rights in a case of vehicular assault

Our firm has a proven record of success in DUI and traffic-related offense cases in Seattle and surrounding areas of Washington state.

Drug Crimes or Violations of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act (VUCSA)

As a former prosecutor, attorney Steve Karimi has a thorough understanding of how the criminal justice system works in drug cases. As a criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Karimi has produced real results for clients facing a variety of drug charges and related matters, including:

If you are facing drug charges, protect your rights and talk to a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney.

Property Crimes

We represent adult and juvenile clients facing a wide range of theft charges, including shoplifting, auto theft, identity theft and fraud. We can help get misdemeanor theft charges dismissed through the use of the compromise of misdemeanor statute. We also offer experienced representation to clients facing serious burglary and robbery charges.

Other Criminal Offenses

Whether you are dealing with a misdemeanor, felony or juvenile charge, Washington criminal defense attorney Steve Karimi will put his extensive experience as a prosecutor to work for you. We can offer you the strong defense you need in cases such as:

We also advise and assist clients in petitioning the court to vacate past convictions from their criminal records in order to remove barriers to work, education and professional licenses. We can also help you fight traffic tickets.

Call for a Free Consultation With a Bellevue DUI/DWI Attorney

Former prosecutor and experienced criminal defense lawyer Steve Karimi can explain your legal options in clear terms and find the best way to resolve your situation. If you have been charged with a crime, contact a Bellevue criminal defense lawyer today or call 206-621-8777 for a free initial consultation. 24-hour-a-day phone service is available at 206-660-6200. If it's inconvenient for you to visit our office downtown, we can arrange to meet with you at another location. In the meantime, please continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about criminal defense.

Contact Us

If you were arrested or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Seattle or surrounding areas of Washington State, the Law Offices of Steve Karimi can help. Call 206-621-8777 during regular business hours or 206-660-6200 24 hours a day for a free consultation.

Seattle Defense Lawyer

Named a "rising star" in criminal defense by Washington Law and Politics magazine, Mr. Karimi is a former prosecutor for King County who uses his insight into prosecution strategies to protect his clients' rights in criminal court.