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We believe that a Tacoma DUI charge should not define who you are or control your future. This may be the first time that you have had to hire a criminal defense attorney, and we understand that you may be scared and troubled by the prospect of going to jail or having a DUI on your record.

Domestic Violence

If you have been arrested or charged with a crime of Domestic Violence in Pierce County or King County the consequences can be very serious. Even, misdemeanor DV charges can result in jail of up to 364 days and fines of up to $5000.

Drug Crimes

Accusations of Washington State drug crimes are taken very seriously by law enforcement, prosecutors, and the courts. A conviction for a Washington State drug crime will have serious long-term consequences including, but not limited to potential jail time and significant fines.

Property Crimes

Property crimes are considered acts of dishonesty, which brings with unique and expansive consequences, including denial professional licenses, employment opportunities and immigration/deportation issues. Juveniles and students charged with property crimes may face academic consequences that are far reaching.


Angela Horwath has extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney and is well respected in the legal community. Prior to opening Horwath Law in 2008, she gained valuable trial experience as a public defender at The Department of Assigned Counsel located in Pierce County, Washington.

While there, she was the Lead Counsel on hundreds of criminal cases and trained several attorneys in the practice of criminal law. In addition to her extensive trial experience, Angela has authored hundreds criminal legal motions and briefs.

Angela’s private practice is devoted to criminal defense. She has particular trial experience in the area of domestic violence and DUI.

Ms. Horwath is one of the most caring and skilled Tacoma criminal defense attorneys. She has successfully handled all facets of the most complex criminal charges and provides the same dedication and effort into each case.


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