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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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Summary

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
Fees
  • 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
Washington
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Cristine Beckwith, Attorney at Law
Current
Education
Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D.
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University of Washington School of Law
B.A. | Business Administration
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Awards
Rated Superb
Avvo
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
Member
Current
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Pierce County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Association of Private Practice Lawyers and Attorneys
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Case Law Changes to Mandatory Blood Tests
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Trends in DUI Discovery
Thomson Reuters
Speaking Engagements
How to Run a Successful Law Practice , CLE , Seattle, WA
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Certifications
Teacher of continuing legal education course
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
23 Questions Answered

Q. I was arrested and made aware of an restraining order by officer. He showed me on computer. I ever got paper copy¿
A: Sorry to hear. An attorney can file a motion to reconsider for lack of service. You should contact an attorney ASAP.
Q. My boyfriend and I are involved in a DV case and he had a court date this week but missed it
A: Be very careful. If you attempt to change your story, you could be charged with making a false or misleading statement or obstruction of justice. Also, remaining in contact with your boyfriend puts him at risk for a violation of the No Contact Order.
Q. My boyfriend got arrested for dv I’m wondering if it would be extremely beneficial to hire a lawyer or not?
A: Yes, your boyfriend definitely needs an attorney to fight for him as the consequences can be life changing. Unfortunately, the state can press charges against your wishes. You also need to be advised by an attorney. If you recant your statement made to police, you can be criminally charged with making a false police report. You can read more about it here: https://www.seattle-domesticviolence.com/false-reporting-of-domestic-violence/
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Contact & Map
Cristine Beckwith, Attorney at Law
1115 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98402
Telephone: (253) 238-8273