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.


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.


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 are considered acts of dishonesty, which brings with it 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.


If you have been accused of a criminal act, it is act quickly to get the help of a reputable Lakewood criminal defense attorney. Angela Horwath has the experience, expertise, and the knowledge of criminal law to defend you and protect your legal rights no matter what kind of criminal charges you are facing.

Experienced Criminal Attorney in Lakewood WA

The Pierce County and Lakewood, WA criminal system is difficult to navigate, so get someone on your side who is familiar with what to do. Just look at Angela’s results.

Time is not on your side with a charge of Domestic Violence. Contact Angela for powerful Domestic Violence defense in Lakewood, WA today.

Being charged with a DUI in Lakewood, WA is a serious matter. Angela is a Lakewood DUI attorney that is an expert at defending Driving Under the Influence charges.

Lakewood Domestic Violence Attorney

Urgent is the word when it comes to hiring a Lakewood domestic violence attorney. A domestic violence arrest in Lakewood is a sensitive time, and people’s statements can change rapidly as time goes on. These transitions can mean the difference in lowering or eliminating jail time for the accused.

Domestic violence has two big differences from other Lakewood crimes such as driving under the influence, property, drug and even minor offenses.

As most Lakewood lawyers know, prosecutors and police have a decidedly lack of discretion when it comes to Lakewood, WA domestic violence occurrences. The officers arrive at a crime scene, start an examination, and make an initial determination of fault to determine if someone gets arrested. But, In domestic violence cases in Lakewood, an arrest is conducted almost as soon as the police arrive on the scene. They will take initial statements, then put a person in cuffs and send them to jail. And it doesn’t matter what either party says, even if they do not want to prosecute the other party.

This is why it is so important to contact a Lakewood Domestic Violence Attorney right away.


"If you need legal help, Angela is the person to choose."

All my questions were answered very promptly. If you need legal help, Angela is the person to choose.
– Arron, DUI Client
"Horwath law is a great to work with... very knowledgeable and customer orientated... Professional attorney..."

Horwath law is a great to work with... very knowledgeable and customer orientated... Professional attorney... loved having on my side… Knowledge was impressive.
– Brian
"We can't thank you enough for your stellar service, because of your due diligence the case was dismissed."

We can't thank you enough for your stellar service, because of your due diligence the case was dismissed. Saving us years of stress. You rock!
– Cossetta, Tacoma


Alison Ganem is a compassionate advocate for those accused of a crime. While she works aggressively to represent her clients, she also respects that each of her clients is different, each with different circumstances and stories. She understands the stress and fear the uncertainty of the criminal process can bring to a client and their loved ones…

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Angela Horwath is the owner and lead attorney of Horwath Law. Her career has been dedicated entirely to criminal defense and she has been lead counsel on thousands of criminal cases. Mrs. Horwath maintains excellent relationships with her clients and that is why the majority of Horwath Law’s clients are referrals from previous clients.

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Kelsey Ault is a lifetime resident of the Pacific Northwest and received her law degree at Seattle University. She earned her B.A. at Chapman University, graduating with a major in Sociology with a focus on Criminal Justice. Kelsey believes that there are two sides to every story and works diligently to ensure that each client is given a voice.

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