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Cristine Beckwith

Cristine Beckwith

Affordable & Effective Criminal Defense, DUI, & Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI, Criminal Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Washington
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Reviewed by Nadine Bertman July 16, 2019
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Cristine is one of the leading criminal defense attorneys in the state of Washington due to her work ethic and the results that she generates for clients.
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Cristine Beckwith is a compassionate defender that will give you an honest assessment of your case. She can almost always uncover evidence that works in her client's favor, resulting in a case dismissal or significantly reduced charges.

Even if incriminating statements or an admission of guilt has been made to law enforcement, hope is not lost. A strong defense combined with a positive history in the community can still result in a favorable outcome.

Cristine is rated 10/10 by the Avvo lawyer rating service. She offers a reasonable flat fee pricing structure as well as a free consultation.

Practice Areas
  • DUI & DWI
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Assault
  • Military Defense
  • Free Consultation
    Free consultations are available by phone as well as in person at our Tacoma and Seattle locations.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Pricing is a flat fee and it varies based upon the type of case. We offer short term payment plans.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Gonzaga University School of Law
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University of Washington School of Law
B.A. | Business Administration
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Rated Superb
Rated Superb for Criminal Defense & DUI
Top 100 Trial Lawyer
The National Trial Lawyers Organization
Thought Leader
Westlaw Publishing
Rated "A"
Better Business Bureau of Western Washington
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar
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Pierce County Bar Association
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Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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American Association of Private Practice Lawyers and Attorneys
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Articles & Publications
Case Law Changes to Mandatory Blood Tests
Trends in DUI Discovery
Thomson Reuters
Speaking Engagements
How to Run a Successful Law Practice , CLE , Seattle, WA
Teacher of continuing legal education course
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8 Questions Answered

Q. A vapo was placed on me with hearsay. They demanded gun be turned in. Never used in any way to threaten ect. My rights
A: Hello, I would need more information to help you. We are available until 9pm this evening for a free phone consultation and tomorrow morning at 9am.
Q. If me and my roommate both get a Temporary Protective order, what happens? Asking from Washington State
A: Hi, in that scenario, you would both be required to remain away from each other. However, the law disfavors competing protection orders so once a final hearing is scheduled, a judge will determine who gets a final order. These usually last one year.
Q. can i have past convictions removed from my record ?
A: Washington State does allow for vacation of certain DV convictions. Having the conviction vacated and the charge dismissed will clear your record and increase job opportunities moving forward. Please reach out to an attorney who can review your criminal history, the specific DV case and other factors to determine if you are eligible. We handle this type of case in Olympia so please feel free to call us any day of the week for a free consultation.
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Cristine Beckwith, Attorney at Law
1115 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Telephone: (253) 238-8273
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