Criminal Defense Lawyer Vancouver WA


What exactly does a criminal defense lawyer do?

That’s a great question. As an experienced and licensed defense attorney, Linda Staples works to represent you and your case by properly leveraging existing laws and knowledge of the court system to give you the most favored outcome possible. Our legal system can be extremely intricate and complex. Having a local criminal defense lawyer to represent your case can help to improve your chances of an overall better sentencing. In some cases, charges might also be dropped or significantly reduced. Below are some specific types of criminal charges and how our law office can help.

BUI – Boating Under The Influence

A Boating Under the Influence (BUI) charge, is similar to a DUI. A BUI can happen to anyone and has many consequences. We understand the consequences you may be facing and are here to help you through this time and will fight to ensure that you face minimal consequences.

Reckless Driving or Negligent Driving

Driving infractions can happen to anyone. Linda is experienced in representing people faced with Reckless Driving or Negligent Driving charges and will fight to get these charges reduced.

Hit and Run

A hit and run conviction will change your life dramatically. Linda is here to help you avoid this conviction.

Alcohol Related Offenses

With a conviction for any drug offense, the consequences are severe. If you are facing a serious drug crime in state or federal courts, let me do the talking for you. The consequences for many alcohol related offenses can be severe, but can be decreased with the help of a Vancouver WA criminal defense lawyer. Let me help you fight to lessen these consequences.

Furnishing Liquor to Minors

Linda can help you defend yourself against various different charges you may face, including a charge of furnishing liquor to minors.

Minor in Possession (MIP)

If your child is facing a possession charge, we can help both your child and you through this time.

All B and C Felonies

There are many different charges a person may be faced with. A felony charge will have serious consequences for your life. Linda is experienced in handling these charges, and will fight to get you the best possible deal.


Linda is experienced in handling assault charges and can help you fight for the best possible outcome.

All Misdemeanors

There are many different charges a person may be faced with. A misdemeanor charge, while not as serious as a felony, will still have many penalties. Linda is experienced in handling these charges, and will fight to get you the best possible deal.

10000 NE 7th Ave, Suite 400
Vancouver, WA 98685
Office: 360-694-9309
Fax: 360-542-9509

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