"I'll never forget seeing Jeffrey Kradel show up for me after my first night in jail. It sounds like embellishment, but my goodness never have I been so glad to see a complete stranger. He was immediately able to ascertain the sensitivity of my case, to embrace the cascade of misfortune that had befallen me, and then to summarize my legal situation- a case of having "the book thrown at you" in an attempt to get something to stick. I was confused and scared, having inadvertently been thrust into an entirely unfamiliar and hostile world. Mr. Kradel led me through the intricacies of the City of Seattle's criminal system (navigating that circuitous system as a knowledgeable ally and cool, collected attorney) and ultimately reduced all of my charges. He then offered multiple years of support as I completed my community service, had my case dismissed and- finally, happily- had my record expunged. Mr. Kradel is extremely good at what he does; his passion for the law is obvious. He loves to ferret out answers to difficult questions and has just the resolve and tenacity to do so. And, he has a sense of humor and an ease to boot! I'd highly recommend him to anyone who is unfortunate enough to find themselves in need of a criminal attorney."
Judges, teachers, athletes. Fathers, kids, and even grandparents. These are the "suspects" in DUI prosecutions. It is a crime that requires no intent, and which most people do not believe they are committing until the breath test result is done. Beyond the criminal charge, there are licensing consequences that arise out of administrative proceedings where the terms "reasonable doubt" and "presumption of innocence" are not to be found. No matter who you are, once you are facing a DUI allegation, aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation is required.
Jeff Kradel has defended hundreds of clients accused of DUI, in courts throughout Western Washington. What sets him apart from other DUI practitioners is the focus on his individual client. Unlike some firms in the DUI "business" Mr. Kradel is not running a mill, churning out cases in a never-ending pursuit of the monetary bottom line. His 24 hour phone line is answered by a human voice. The same voice that will argue, negotiate, and litigate to help his client achieve the outcome that their life or career requires.