David O Defense

David O Defense attorneys are honored to fight for clients rights, achieve the best case resolutions, and most importantly provide their clients with peace of mind.

Firm Overview

David O Defense was established in 2008 by owner David O. The office is located in the Belltown Neighborhood just north of Pikes Place Market in Seattle Washington.

The DUI and criminal defense attorneys of David O Defense handle matters of: assault, burglary, department of licensing hearings, domestic violence, drug offenses, DUI / drunk driving, expungement / seal record, hit and run, juvenile crime, probation violation, reckless driving, sex crimes, and theft.

David O Defense takes pride in it's reputation of serving their clients well by; 1) taking time with each client to listen and answer any questions or concerns, 2) responding to client calls quickly, 3) keeping clients updated and informed, and 4) working diligently to achieve the best possible case resolution.

The attorneys at David O Defense are passionate criminal defense law, it is what they know best and do best. They are well respected throughout the legal community and have great working relationships with court officials, prosecutors, and judges throughout Washington State.
Main Office

Main Office
2211 Elliott Avenue, Suite 200
Seattle  WA  98121

  • 206-459-6392
  • 888-615-0237


Free Initial Consultation?


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

All DUI and criminal cases are a FLAT RATE FEE determined during the free consultation. Payment plans available upon request.

Office Information

Office Hours

9am - 7pm Monday - Friday, Weekend Appointments Available, Phone Calls Accepted 24/7

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

English, Korean, Russian

David O

With 10 years of DUI and criminal defense experience, no one works harder than David O to achieve the best results for his clients.

Work Experience:
DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney, David O Defense PLLC 2008-Present
DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney, Bradley Johnson Attorneys 2004-2008
Criminal Defense Attorney, Northwest Defenders Association 2003-2004

2012 AVVO Top DUI Attorney
2012 AVVO Clients Choice Award
Washington Law and Politics Magazine as a Rising Star 2010

King County Bar Association 2004-Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2004-Present
Korean American Bar Assoc. 2004-Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2006-Present
King County Pro Bono Clinic 2007-2009
Citizens for Judicial Excellence 2008-Present
Joint Asian Judicial Evaluations Committee 2008-2009
  • University of Washington
    B.A. in Psychology , 1998
  • Oklahoma City University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2001

Christopher Choe

Christopher Choe is committed to providing strong and passionate advocacy to those in need of legal representation. He listens to his clients and strive to work with them to strategically and effectively achieve their goals.

"Bringing in the Unbanked off the Fringe: The Bank on San Francisco Model and the Need for Public and Private Partnership," - Seattle Journal for Social Justice Fall/Winter 2009.

Work Experience:
DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney, David O Defense PLLC 2012-Present
Criminal Defense Attorney, Pierce Co. Dept. of Assigned Counsel 2011-2012
Volunteer Attorney, Northwest Justice Project 2011
Rule 9 Intern, Pierce Co. Dept. of Assigned Counsel 2010
Domestic Violence Clinic - Rule 9 Intern, Seattle University School of Law 2010
Youth Advocacy Clinic - Rule 9 Intern, Seattle University School of Law 2009
Legal Intern, Futurewise 2009
Court Clerk, King County District Court 2005-2007

Washington State Bar Association
King County Bar Association and Snohomish County Bar Association
Korean American Bar Association
  • University of Washington
    B.A. in Law, Societies, and Justice , 2004
    Minor in Political Science and Human Rights
  • Seattle University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2010

Anastasia Kidniz

Anastasia's work in the legal community has taught her to truly care for her clients and to understand the importance of empathy, compassion, and diligence in this profession.

Work Experience:
DUI and Criminal Defense Attorney, David O Defense PLLC 2013-Present
Rule 9 Attorney, David O Defense PLLC, 2012-2013
Vice Chair, Moot Court Board, 2012-2013
Judicial Extern, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 2012
Technology and Liberty Intern, American Civil Liberties Union, 2011

Language Skills:
Fluent in Russian
  • University of California
    B.A in Political Science and Third World Studies , 2007
    Provost's Honors
  • Seattle University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2013
    Moot Court Board, Vice Chair

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