Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Criminal Defense Attorney Vancouver WA Roger Priest is a criminal defense attorney in Vancouver WA with extensive courtroom experience in Washington’s complex criminal laws A criminal charge is scary business. You can face jail, fines, and more. If you’ve been charged with a crime, only a criminal defense attorney can help. In Vancouver … Read more Criminal Defense

DUI Arrest

DUI Arrests In Clark County Washington DUI Arrests In Washington State DUI Criminal Defense Attorney in Vancouver WA Roger Priest is a highly-rated criminal defense attorney in Vancouver WA with extensive courtroom experience in Washington’s complex criminal laws Were You Arrested For Drunk Driving In Clark County Washington? Deciding to make a DUI arrest is … Read more DUI Arrest

DUI Field Sobriety Tests

DUI Field Sobriety Tests DUI Lawyer in Vancouver WA Roger Priest is a criminal defense attorney in Vancouver WA with extensive courtroom experience in Washington’s complex criminal laws DUI Field sobriety tests are a battery of mental and physical tests police put drivers through to decide whether a driver has been drinking and whether the … Read more DUI Field Sobriety Tests

DUI Traffic Stop

DUI Traffic Stops DUI Traffic Stops In Washington State Criminal Defense Attorney Vancouver WA Roger Priest is a DUI & criminal defense attorney in Vancouver WA with extensive courtroom experience in Washington’s complex criminal laws There are hundreds of traffic infractions on the books. Even an experienced DUI attorney won’t be familiar with all of … Read more DUI Traffic Stop

Reading the Fine Print in Plea Deals – Prosecutor Obligations in Exceptional Sentence Deals – State v. Neiler

prosecutor with tape over her mouth so she cannot go against plea deal

Prosecutor Obligations For Plea Deals With Exceptional Sentences By: Vancouver WA criminal defense & personal injury attorney Roger Priest When a criminal defendant and a prosecutor reach a plea deal, what can the prosecutor argue at sentencing? Because plea deals are like contracts, they bind the parties to honor the agreement. So, what can a … Read more Reading the Fine Print in Plea Deals – Prosecutor Obligations in Exceptional Sentence Deals – State v. Neiler

I’ll See you in Court (maybe)! – State v. Thurlby

empty chair with reserved sign - voluntary absence from trial

  Voluntary Absence From Trial & The Right To Be Present By: Vancouver WA criminal defense & personal injury attorney Roger Priest  Who says ‘The show must go on’? At least in Washington courts, an absent defendant can be tried and convicted.  This week in State v. Thurlby No. 91220-3, the Supreme Court of Washington … Read more I’ll See you in Court (maybe)! – State v. Thurlby

Contact

Contact VanWa Legal, PLLC Experienced Council, Aggressive Representation VanWa Legal PLLC 211 E McLoughlin BlvdVancouver, WA 98663Phone (360) 326-1455Fax (360) 282-6866Open Hours Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pmAvailable by Phone 24/7 GET DIRECTIONS Contact Us Today We aim to provide unparalleled service, and love to hear back from current and former clients. Check out our business profiles … Read more Contact

Felony Charges

When dealing with felony charges, it pays to have a criminal defense lawyer who has trial experience and strong negotiation skills.  Because of the Sentencing Reform Act, there may often be creative resolutions to cases through negotiation.