The lawyers of Ashbach Law Offices are experienced and knowledgeable in many areas of law, with trial practice areas ranging from criminal defense, personal injury, divorce, license revocations and other administrative hearings. With over 34 years combined experience, we provide our clients with aggressive and effective legal representation at reasonable prices. Having both knowledge and practice in cases ranging from major felonies to DUIs and personal injuries to auto accidents, we are well-equipped to serve your needs.
The Burlington Branch of our firm opened in early 1980s. We just opened the Marysville branch in April 2008.
I have handled many DUI defense and assault 2 defense cases.
I have been the plaintiff's attorney for automobile accidents as well.
Yes, I offer a free initial consultation either over the phone or in person. Typically, the consultation can be done in 15-30 minutes.
The amount charged depends on the charge(s), complexity of the case, and stage at which I get involved.
Typically I do not use hourly rates, but $125 an hour is typically the quoted price.
7:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
Earlier or later hours available if necessary.
I have always found criminal law and trials fascinating. However, defendants' rights continually get trampled upon. I wanted to ensure everyone is treated fairly and with respect.
As for personal injury, I am disgusted when I see large entities/businesses injure everyday people and get away with it essentially free. I practice personal injury to help people avoid enduring those injustices.
Clients should educate themselves on legal background knowledge. However, they should seek an attorney's advice for accuracy and clarification.
I am willing to review documents prepared by clients. However, due to technical aspects of documents like wills, trusts or even purchases/sales, the attorney should have a significant amount of input. Often times, forms purchased off of the internet or in a bookstore are invalid or do not accomplish what is desired.
I am willing to give limited advice. Clients really need a lawyer to ensure their rights are protected and that the best result possible can be obtained. Too many people who represent themselves get burned.
I was a financial analyst for a major credit card company and later an associate at a power trading company.
I have experience as a public defender.
I have always been surrounded by lawyers.
In previous careers I was required to perform high-level analytics and give presentations, which trained me for in-depth legal analysis as well as developed my oral advocacy skills.
I am aggressive and have a thorough understanding of criminal and personal injury laws, which enables me to obtain strong results for my clients. Much of my business is referrals from satisfied clients.Personal interests:
I grew up in the San Juan Islands, so my interests include fishing, crabbing and using tractors/bulldozers. Around Marysville, Everett and Snohomish Counties, I enjoy boating and playing golf.
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