Driving Under the Influence (DUI), also known as Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) is a gross misdemeanor crime in Washington. It is a serious offense but with the right guidance, you can ensure a simple mistake or an error in judgment does not unnecessarily impact your life. You need an attorney that knows this area of the law to make sure your case is handled properly start to finish. At Keating & Lyden, LLC, we undergo an exhaustive evaluation and investigation with every client to provide the most sound legal advice possible. We take the time to manage each case individually and reject a wholesale, cookie-cutter approach to DUI defense taken by many other firms.
Firm partner Thomas Lyden is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Lyden has attended the DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Training course to learn the nuance and science behind DUI evaluations and the roadside sobriety tests performed during traffic stops. Mr. Lyden has represented hundreds of defendants charged with DUI and various other driving offenses and thoroughly understands the entire spectrum of issues that may be involved in any such case. DUI legal services are only offered in Washington.