WE REPRESENT OUR CLIENTS LIKE THEY'RE FAMILY. PROVEN & AGGRESSIVE DUI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY 27 Years of Experience & THOUSANDS of Cases Handled

SEATTLE CRIMINAL DeFENSE ATTORNEy

Fighting For The Rights Of The Accused For More Than 25 Years

When you've been charged with a crime, you need to find out what your legal options are as soon as possible. You may be unsure of your legal options, but an experienced Seattle criminal defense attorney can help you fight for your rights. If you or a loved one have been accused of or arrested for a crime, trust your defense to Hale Law Enterprises. 

25th Anniversary in the Community For Matthew Hale

With more than 25 years of experience, Attorney Matthew T. Hale has personally helped thousands of individuals successfully navigate the American justice system.

WHAT DO WE BRING TO THE TABLE?

  • Decades of legal experience
  • Personal attention to your case
  • 24/7 availability by phone
  • Experience handling high-profile cases
  •  Attorney Matthew T. Hale will personally handle your case
  • Our firm has over 250+ Five-Star Reviews on Google!

Contact our Seattle criminal defense attorney today at (206) 207-4776 to schedule a free consultation!


My name is Matthew Hale, and I am the founder of Hale Law Enterprises.  I can help you in this difficult situation with the criminal courts. 

Since 1997, I have successfully handled 1000s of criminal cases, most resulting in reductions, dismissals, or acquittals.  I have practiced for 25 years in a hundred different courts, including many times in the same court in which you may be charged.

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No matter the severity or complexity of the charges you are facing, the Seattle criminal lawyer at our firm is prepared to help you fight for your future and your freedom. Whether you are dealing with DUI charges, reckless driving, cyber crimes, domestic violence, or even murder charges, Hale Law Enterprises can help you understand your various options and work towards the best possible outcome for your situation.

Finding the best criminal defense attorney can be a daunting task, but there are several factors to consider to help you find a skilled and experienced Seattle criminal defense attorney who will represent you effectively. 

  • Experience - Look for a lawyer with experience handling cases similar to yours. A seasoned criminal defense attorney will better understand the legal system and how to navigate it effectively.
  • Reputation -  A skilled criminal attorney will have a positive reputation. When looking for the best Seattle criminal defense lawyer, check online reviews and results or ask for referrals from friends or family members who have previously needed a criminal defense attorney.
  • Schedule a free consultation -  Once you've found an attorney you want to work with, schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. During this meeting, you can ask about their approach to criminal defense, experience with similar cases, and availability to handle your case.
  • Talk Strategy - The best criminal defense lawyer for you will have a clear strategy for defending your case and should be able to explain their approach in a way you understand. They will have a solid plan and will work to achieve the best outcome for your unique situation.

Ultimately, finding the best criminal defense attorney for your case will depend on several factors. Take the time to do your research and find a lawyer who will provide you with the best possible representation.

WORK DIRECTLY WITH AN ATTORNEY WITH A TRACK RECORD OF SUCCESS

Hale Law Enterprises has successfully handled several of high-profile cases, providing exceptional representation for NBA athletes and executives at large Northwest companies. Attorney Hale personally handles every case the firm takes on and has a proven track record of getting criminal charges reduced and dropped.

Attorney Hale relies on his extensive educational background, thorough preparation, and attention to detail to aggressively fight for you.


Schedule your FREE initial consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney in Seattle.


 

WHAT DOES A DEFENSE ATTORNEY DO?

Criminal defense attorneys play an indispensable role in ensuring justice is served, and every person is entitled to a fair and robust defense. But what exactly does a defense attorney do? Below is the role a criminal defense attorney plays in the criminal justice system:

LEGAL COUNSEL AND ADVOCATE:

At the core of a defense attorney's role is the provision of legal counsel and advocacy. They are tasked with guiding their clients through the complexities of the legal system, explaining their rights, options, and the potential outcomes of their case. Defense attorneys serve as fierce advocates, representing their clients' interests throughout the legal process.

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Our Real Results

  • STATE OF WASHINGTON v A.C. DUI

    June 2024 - DUI case dismissed on 6/20/24. Client charged with DUI in KCDC Kent courthouse drunk driving and being involved in a rollover accident. Case dismissed in interests of justice for lack of evidence.

  • STATE OF WASHINGTON V. A.B. ASSAULT

    King County Superior Court, January 2022 - Defendant charged with felony Assault 2, facing 9 months in jail. Case resolved with misdemeanor, no jail time.

  • STATE OF WASHINGTON v. BH, FELONY THEFT 2

    King County Superior Court Felony Theft case dismissed on 4/19/23 before first pretrial.

  • STATE OF WASHINGTON V. J.C. ASSAULT

    King County Superior Court, October 2022 - Defendant charged with felony Assault 2 DV, facing 9 months in jail. Case dismissed within 10 days of arraignment in the interests of justice.

  • STATE OF WASHINGTON VS C.Q. DUI

    King County District Court, December 2021 - Defendant charged with DUI, facing 364 days in jail. Case reduced to Negligent Driving, no jail time.

  • STATE OF WASHINGTON VS. B.H. CYBER CRIMES

    King County Superior Court, December 2021 - Defendant charged with 11 counts of Money Laundering, Theft, and Securities Fraud, facing 10 years in prison. Case resolved with plea to 3 counts and 1 misdemeanor, no jail time.

Associations

  • Avvo Client's Choice 2020
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • WACDL
  • State Bar of Texas

Real People. Real Reviews.

    "I truly felt supported throughout a very stressful and unfortunate situation."
    - Former Client
    "Matthew helped me 100% threw the whole process"
    To start I’d like to say Thank you to Matthew Hale and his team - I was a nervous wreck for doing something silly and dumb - At 60 years old being a ...
    - Former Client
    "He will make sure to get you the best outcome for your case!"
    Working with Mr. Hale is such a pleasure! He explains everything to you in a quick and concise way, and he will make sure to get you the best outcome ...
    - JD
    "Awesome service and help"
    Matt Hale as very professional and much more knowledgeable than anything that I could find online. I definitely needed an experienced attorney since ...
    - Lucas
    Everything was perfect. Thanks
    - Juan C.
    "Call Hale Law!!"
    Contacted Matt EXTREMELY late for representation with what was going to have a uncomfortable outcome a weighted outcome that very easily would not go ...
    - Joshua O.
    I very much recommend him. Very helpful, smart and a good lawyer.
    - Mary C.
    Matt was attorney. I liked his approach, no nonsense person. Clear with next steps. Well experienced. I did not spend any thing more than agreed upon. ...
    - Laksh G.

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