A respected DUI defense lawyer with offices in Kirkland and Lynnwood. Whether you've been arrested for your first DUI or your fifth, I can help.

DOL Hearings

If you've been arrested for DUI or DWI you face an automatic suspension of your driver's license. I've won numerous DOL hearings, find out why.

Gun Rights

Facing a gun crime? I have considerable experience and a passion for aiding in cases involving loss of firearm rights or use of guns in defense.


Need help with any other Washington criminal defense matter? Whether your charge is a probation violation or murder one, I have a proven track record for success.

A Criminal Lawyer Who Will Fight For You

I'm Schöen Parnell (pronounced "Shane") and I've been a criminal lawyer for more than 15 years. Before opening my criminal defense law firm in 2002, I was the lead trial lawyer for one of the busiest DUI defense law firms in Washington.

I have the experience and trial skills to provide the effective representation you need. If the prosecutor does not offer us a deal that is acceptable to you, I will not hesitate to take your case to trial.

As my client, you will feel the weight on your shoulders lift as I step in to take over your case. I will give you my personal e-mail address and cellphone number to contact me after hours if you have a question about your case.

I know that this is quite possibly the most difficult and embarrassing situation you have ever found yourself in. I will stand by you and fight for you. That is what I do, and I love doing it.