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    Outstanding Results for Every DUI and/or Criminal Client

    Leyba Defense PLLC has defended over a thousand individuals accused of DUI as well as many other criminal offenses. We have an extremely high success rate in getting a DUI and/or criminal charge dismissed or reduced to a lesser charge. We have the necessary experience and proven results to successfully fight on your behalf.  Here are a few of the outstanding results we have gotten for clients in the past.*

    King County District Court: Client was arrested for DV assault.  The case went to trial and a jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

    King County District Court: Client was arrested for a DUI in Seattle.  Trooper testified client was obviously impaired and failed all the field sobriety tests.  A jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

    King County District Court: Client was arrested for a DUI in Seattle.  Trooper testified client was obviously impaired and failed all the field sobriety tests.  A jury returned a verdict of not guilty after 10 mins of deliberation.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Client was arrested for an assault charge in Seattle.  A third party had called the police based on a mistaken belief of what they observed.  Thankfully the Prosecutor was able to see this and agreed to dismiss the charge outright due to the proof problem of this witness.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle by the Seattle Police Department.  The Officer testified the client refused the breath test at the police station.  The DOL found the client was denied an opportunity to make a knowing and intelligent decision about the breath test because the Officer prematurely terminated the process.
    King County District Court: Client was charged with a DUI.  After almost 2 years the case ended up going to a jury trial.  The jury could not reach a unanimous verdict and Leyba Defense PLLC successfully negotiated a reduction to reckless driving rather than a retrial.  Client was very happy with outcome.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for a DUI in King County, WA by the Washington State Patrol.  The WSP alleged client refused the breath test and DOL was looking for a 1 year license suspension.  Leyba Defense PLLC successfully argued for the dismissal of the license suspension due to Officer errors.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for a DUI in Seattle, WA.  The DOL alleged client had a breath test over the legal limit and thus was looking to suspend the driving privileges for 90 days.  Leyba Defense PLLC successfully got the license suspension dismissed based on procedural errors by the Seattle Police.
    Marysville Municipal Court: Former client was arrested on a Domestic Violence assault charge in Arlington, WA.  Client was facing a domestic violence conviction involving loss of firearm rights as well as stigma of domestic violence.  Through much negotiation Matthew Leyba was successfully able to get the Prosecutor to dismiss the charge outright if client completed a 1 day class and pay a small fee.  No plea deal or probation involved.  Completely off the books and dismissed!

    Edmonds Municipal Court: Client was arrested for an MIP in Edmonds, WA. Police officers caught client at an underage party drinking. Matthew Leyba successfully negotiated with Prosecutor to dismiss the charge outright without any plea deal or Court involvement if client performed some community service hours, and took an alcohol education class. Charges were dismissed saving client from a criminal conviction on record.

    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Poulsbo, WA.  Trooper pulled client over for a traffic infraction and said client was heavily impaired.  Breath test result was .20.  DOL dismissed license suspension based on procedural grounds saving client from 90 day suspension.  Incidentally Leyba Defense PLLC was able to get the DUI charge reduced to Negligent Driving 1 so client did not have any license suspension or SR22 insurance requirement.

    Seattle Municipal Court:  Client was charged with property destruction for allegedly spray painting property at local school.  The incident was video taped and the client was identified by security guards.  Leyba Defense PLLC was successfully able to get the charge dismissed through a compromise of misdemeanor where the victim of the crime agreed to drop the charges over the Prosecutors objection.

    King County District Court – Client was charged with DUI.  Trooper pulled client over for lane violations in the Ballard area of Seattle.  A breath test revealed a .12/.12 breath test.  Leyba Defense PLLC successfully convinced a Judge to dismiss the Case over the Prosecutor’s objection saving client from a criminal conviction.  We get real results and don’t just make outlandish statements about getting charges dismissed or reduced without any support backing it up unlike other DUI Attorneys.

    Client was facing a 90 day drivers license suspension from the DOL for a DUI arrest with a breath test of .165.  DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba successfully argued the suspension should be dismissed due to an invalid stop.  The DOL administrative Judge agreed and dismissed the license suspension.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Client was charged with assault 4 for allegedly striking his girlfriend.  Prosecutor was asking for significant amount of jail and fines.  Leyba Defense PLLC successfully convicted a Judge to dismiss the case and thus saving client from a criminal conviction.

    Edmonds Municipal Court: Client was arrested for Physical Control in Edmonds, WA. Officers responded to several civilian witnesses complaining of a “drunk person.” Client was seated inside a legally parked car waiting for a cab. Officers contacted the client and arrested her for Physical Control. A BAC test later revealed a high alcohol level. A Judge dismissed the charge saving client from a criminal conviction on her record. Another awesome result for a happy client!

    Seattle Municipal Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle. A blood test revealed active marijuana in system. Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba successfully negotiated a dismissal of the DUI charge outright and thus saving client from a DUI conviction on record.

    Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle. Facing a 90 day drivers license suspension. Leyba Defense PLLC got the suspension dismissed based on an improper administration of breath test and procedural grounds.

    Client was arrested for DUI in King County. Facing a 90 day drivers license suspension. Leyba Defense PLLC successfully argued to DOL to dismiss the suspension based on procedural grounds.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Former DUI client was arrested and charged for solicitation of a prostitute in Seattle. This was an undercover sting operation where client was unfairly targeted. Incidentally, Leyba Defense PLLC was able to get the former client’s DUI completely dismissed, thus the main reason I believe the solicitation charges were brought forth in the first place. After an evidentiary hearing a Judge dismissed the Solicitation charge outright.

    King County District Court: This was a first offense DUI. Prosecutor was not offering any deals. Client decided to go to trial. During trial a mistrial was declared by Judge and the Prosecutor agreed to reduce the DUI to a reckless driving. Another extremely happy DUI client.

    King County District Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle. Alleged breath test was 0.099. Trooper said client failed the field sobriety tests. Judge dismissed the charge saving client from having a criminal conviction on his record.

    King County District Court: This was a first offense DUI. Clients alleged breath test level was .159. The first trial resulted in a hung jury meaning a unanimous decision could not be reached. DUI was later reduced to reckless driving in lieu of a new jury trial. Great outcome!

    Seattle Municipal Court: Client was arrested for minor DUI in Seattle. DUI Officers said client failed the field sobriety tests and the breath test result was a 0.07. Leyba Defense PLLC was able to get this charge completely dismissed and thus keep clients record clean.

    DOL heaing: Client was arrested for a minor DUI in Sammamish. Officer said client was speeding and failed all the field sobriety tests. Client agreed to take breath test at station and had .1/.11 alcohol level. DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba successfully convinced DOL to dismiss the action saving the client from a 90 day drivers license suspension.

    Lynnwood Municipal Court: Client was arrested for assault. Facing a loss of employment with a conviction. Leyba Defense PLLC was able to successfully convince the Prosecution to dismiss the assault charge outright due to proof problems uncovered during the investigation.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Leyba Defense PLLC continues the hot streak. This time we represented a 0.06 DUI. After much, much negotiation we were successfully able to convince the Prosecutor to dismiss the DUI case in Seattle outright. Another awesome result for our client.

    King County District Court: Leyba Defense PLLC got another DUI dismissed in King County District Court. Client was alleged to have been speeding, alleged to have failed the field sobriety tests after requesting an attorney. Client was never put in contact with an attorney and subsequently refused the breath test. Boom another DUI dismissed saving an innocent client from a DUI conviction.

    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle and facing a 90 day drivers license suspension for a first offense administrative action. DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba was yet again able to get the suspension dismissed from the DOL saving client from 90 day suspension.

    Seattle Municipal Court – Client was arrested for DUI on New Years Eve. Officers said client performed poorly on field sobriety tests, and obviously impaired. Client admitted to drinking and driving. Breath test was over 0.20. After months and months of negotiation the Prosecutor agreed to dismiss the DUI charge outright prior to a scheduled 3.6 motion hearing. This is extremely rare but a GREAT result!

    DOL hearing – Client was stopped for speeding on I-5 in Seattle and arrested for DUI. Trooper said client performed poorly on the field sobriety tests, and was obviously impaired. Breath test at station was 0.124/0.127. DOL dismissed the license suspension saving client from 90 day suspension.

    King County District Court – Client was a referral from another Attorney. Client was arrested for MIP by UW Police Dept and facing a criminal conviction on record. Client had no record and a bright future at a major University. After much negotiation by Matthew Leyba the charge was eventually dropped.

    DOL hearing – Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba got another DOL hearing dismissed this week. Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle. Police alleged client was the at fault driver in a single car accident on her private property. DOL dismissed after finding the Seattle Police did not have reasonable suspicion to arrest because client may have consumed alcohol after driving.

    King County District Court – Client was arrested for BUI during SeaFair weekend in King County. Trooper said client was impaired, failed the field sobriety tests, and portable breath test. The breath test was .12. After much negotiation the Prosecution agreed to lower the BUI from a criminal offense to a infraction for negligent boating with a $250 fine.

    Marysville Municipal Court – Former DUI client was charged with criminal trespass. This was a complete bogus charge, nevertheless client was facing a criminal conviction. After much negotiation I was able to convince the Prosecutor there were proof problems in the case and convinced them to dismiss the case outright. Saving client from a criminal conviction on his record.

    Renton Municipal Court – Client was charged with disturbing the peace. Admittedly I had never heard of this criminal offense before. Nevertheless client was facing 90 days in jail and a $1000 fine. After much negotiation the Prosecutor agreed to dismiss the criminal charge outright due to proof problems.

    Client was arrested for DUI in Lake Forest park. Officer noted odor, slurred speech, poor coordination. Client admitted to drinking. DOL dismissed the license suspension because the Officer didn’t clarify the confusion expressed by client about the breath test.

    Client was arrested for DUI in King County. Trooper said client was speeding. Noted odor, slurred speech, poor coordination. Breath test at police station was .131/.128. DOL dismissed saving client from license suspension.

    King County District Court: Client was charged with first offense DUI. Client got into car accident and totaled vehicle. Failed the field sobriety tests, and had a BAC of 0.08. Judge dismissed clients case thus saving client from a criminal conviction on her record.

    Des Moines Municipal Court: Client was charged with Assault 4. After much negotiation and citing of proof problems the Prosecutor agreed to dismiss all charges outright prior to trial. Thus saving client from a criminal conviction on his record.

    Client was driving in the Aliki beach area of Seattle. Officers responded to a report of reckless driving. Officers pulled over client, ordered outside of vehicle at gun point, and placed under arrest for DUI. Client was given several FSTs, which we argued he passed. Client allegedly refused breath test at station. DOL dismissed, saving client from a 1 year license suspension

    Client was traveling NB on Aurora Ave in Shoreline. King County Sheriff stated client was traveling 30 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. Sheriff decided to following client approximately over 2 miles and into another City. Client then allegedly failed to signal prior to pulling into convenience store parking lot. Sheriff said there was odor, watery bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. No FSTs or breath test done. DOL dismissed license suspension saving client from 2 year license suspension.

    Client was traveling SB on I5 in Seattle. Trooper paced client and determined he was speeding. Upon contact Trooper observed odor of alcohol, watery bloodshot eyes. Client admitted to having 2 beers. No field sobriety tests were done and no breath test was done. DOL dismissed pending license suspension and thus saving client from 1 year suspension.

    Burien District Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Wallingford, Seattle. Trooper said client lost control of vehicle and almost caused a collision. Upon contact Trooper said client had extremely slurred speech, and a strong odor. Client allegedly failed all the field sobriety tests, and was extremely impaired. The breath test was refused. DUI charged was dismissed by Judge saving client from criminal conviction and thus keep record clean.

    DOL Hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Ballard and facing a 1 year drivers license suspension. Trooper alleged client failed to use signal at three different occasions. Upon contact Trooper said client smelled of alcohol, and obviously impaired. Client allegedly failed 3 field tests, and failed to produce a breath test. We argued client was incapable of a refusal due to a documented medical condition. DOL dismissed saving client from 1 year suspension.

    DOL hearing: Client arrested for DUI in Ballard, Seattle. Officer alleged client committed lane violations, and failed all three field sobriety tests. Client provided a breath test sample of .087/.089. DOL rescinded license revocation and found Officer did not have lawful basis to initiate traffic stop. Thus saving client from 90 day suspension, and 3 year requirement of SR 22 insurance. Effectively saving client from thousands of dollars in insurance fees.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Former client was charged with Prostitution Loitering for allegedly attempting to solicate an undercover Prostitution for sex services. Client was facing deportation if convicted due to residency status. After Prosecution rested their case, Matthew Leyba made a motion to dismiss due to insufficient evidence and the Judge granted it.

    DOL hearing: Client arrested for DUI in Seattle, WA. Officer said client failed 3 field sobriety tests, had slurred speech, and had alcohol level of .099/.101. DOL dismissed because Officer improperly administered breath test.

    DOL hearing: Client arrested for Minor DUI in Seattle, WA. Officer said client failed 3 field sobriety tests. DOL dismissed license revocation.
    DOL hearing: Client arrested for DUI in Bellevue. Officer said client failed 3 field sobriety tests, had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and extremely impaired. Breath test results of .154/.143. DOL dismissed license revocation saving client from 90 day suspension.
    Issaquah Municipal Court: Client arrested for DUI in Issaquah. Officer said client failed 3 field sobriety tests, and blew over legal limit on portable breath test. Judge dismissed DUI saving client from career ending criminal conviction.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle, WA on I5 free way. Client was pulled over for weaving, and failing to signal. Officer observed typical signs of impairment. Allegedly failed 2 field sobriety tests, and blew .099/.099. DOL dismissed license suspension for improper observation period argued by Seattle DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Redmond. Client was pulled over for speeding. Officer observed strong odor, slurred speech, watery bloodshot eyes, poor coordination. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests and blew .124/.130. DOL dismissed license suspension.
    King County District Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Fremont. Client was pulled over for speeding. Trooper observed finger dexterity issues, bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, and an odor of alcohol. Client allegedly failed 2 field sobriety tests and blew .074/.080. Judge dismissed after motion made by DUI lawyer Matthew Leyba saving client from criminal conviction.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Kirkland. Client was pulled over for speeding. Officer observed odor of alcohol, and admitted to consuming alcohol, allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests, and had a breath test of .098/.096. DOL dismissed after motion by Matthew Leyba saving client from 90 day license suspension.
    Mercer Island Municipal Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Mercer Island. Client was facing a minimum sentence of 45 days in jail and 90 days of home detention for second offense. Judge dismissed after motion hearing finding there was no lawful basis to pull the client over.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Marysville. Client was pulled over speeding. Officer observed odor, slow and slurred speech, and bloodshot watery eyes. Client admitting to drinking. DOL dismissed after DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba argued the police report was improperly submitted, thus saving client from a 1 year license suspension.
    Seattle Municipal Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Seattle by Expert DUI officer. Client admitted to consuming alcohol, allegedly failed 2 field sobriety tests, and declined the breath test. After deliberating for 2 hours the Jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Fremont, Seattle. Client was pulled over by Seattle Police for lane violations. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests, and had a breath test of .097/.101. DOL dismissed after motions for improper observation period.
    King County District Court: Client was arrested for DUI in Ballard, Seattle. Client was pulled over by target zero task force for allegedly speeding. Trooper noted odor of alcohol, flushed face, watery bloodshot eyes. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests, and declined both PBT and breath test at station. After much negoitiation, the Prosecuton lowered the DUI to a traffic ticket and thus saving client from a career ending criminal conviction.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI on I5. Client was pulled over for speeding. Trooper observed slurred speech, strong odor, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests had a breath test of .153/.152. DOL dismissed after motions.
    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI on SR520 in King County. Client was pulled over for driving with no head lights. Trooper noted a strong odor, bloodshot watery eyes, and the client admitted to drinking several hours before. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests and a PBT reading of .136. At the station client blew a .153/.152. DOL dismissed after motions and saved client from 90 day license suspension.

    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Green lake, Seattle. Client was pulled over for weaving over skip lines, other minor infractions. Officer noted strong odor, slurred speech, watery bloodshot eyes, and obvious impairment. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests and blew .187/.185. DOL dismissed after motions and thus saving clients drivers license.

    King County District Court: Client was arrested for DUI on I5. Client was pulled over for speeding and crossing lanes without signaling. Officer noted strong odor of alcohol, watery bloodshot eyes, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed 3 field sobriety tests and blew .070/.069 breath test. Judge dismissed after motion made by Matthew Leyba.

    King County District Court – Client was arrested for Theft 3 at SeaTac Airport. Client was observed allegedly taking luggage from airport carousel. Judge dismissed after motion presenting mitigating circumstances and insufficient evidence to Prosecute.

    DOL hearing: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in King County. Client was pulled over for speeding, following to closely, and failing to signal. Officer noted strong odor, bloodshot watery eyes and fair coordination during field tests. Client blew a .117/.119 breath test. DOL dismissed after motion by Matthew Leyba and thus saving clients drivers license.

    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in Mercer Island. Officer noted slurred speech, strong odor. Client allegedly failed 2 sobriety tests and had a breath test of .167/.160. DOL dismissed for improper administration of breath test.

    DOL hearing: Client was arrested for DUI in downtown Seattle by Expert DUI officer. Officer noted strong odor of alcohol, flushed face, watery bloodshot eyes, and client admitted to having one drink. Client allegedly failed 2 of 3 field sobriety tets, and declined to provide a breath sample in the field and at the police station. DOL dismissed after a motion to suppress evidence was argued by Matthew Leyba. Thus saving client from a 1 year drivers license suspension.

    DOL hearing: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in Edmonds, WA. Client was pulled over for commiting minor traffic infractions. Officer noted strong odor of alcohol, watery bloodshot eyes, and poor coordination. Client blew a .139/.135 breath test. DOL dismissed after motions by DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was arrested for Hit and Run in Seattle. Client allegedly hit a bicyclist and left the scene. After negotiation by Seattle Lawyer Matthew Leyba the Prosecution dismissed the charge, thus keeps clients record clean.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was arrested for Hit and Run in Seattle. Client allegedly hit a bicyclist and left the scene. After negotiation by Seattle Lawyer Matthew Leyba the Prosecution dismissed the charge, thus keeps clients record clean.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI on I-5 in Seattle. Client was involved in a one car collision. Trooper noted slow and labored movements, watery bloodshot eyes, flushed face, odor of alcohol, and slurred speech. Client declined the field sobriety tests and blew a .219 and .217 alcohol level. The Redmond Judge dismissed after DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba filed a motion to dismiss for lack probable cause to arrest.

    DOL hearing: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in Bellevue. Client was pulled over for failing to turn on headlights. Officer noted a strong odor of alcohol, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed three field sobriety tests and blew a .132 and .133. The DOL dismissed after motions by DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba.

    DOL hearing: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in Lake Forest Park and facing a 90 day license suspension. Client was pulled over for allegedly speeding. Officer noted a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed three field sobriety tests and blew a .090 and .086. The DOL dismissed after motions by DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba.

    Arlington Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in Marysville, Washington. Client was pulled over for allegedly speeding and following another car too closely. Officer noted a strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot watery eyes, slurred speech, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed three field sobriety tests. After negotiation by Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba the prosecution reduced the DUI to a traffic infraction, and thus keeping clients record clean.

    DOL Hearing: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in Seattle and facing a mandatory 90 day license suspension. Client was pulled over for speeding Officer noted strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed three field sobriety tests and blew a .137 and .129 alcohol level at the station. The DOL dismissed after motions by DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba.

    Arlington Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in Arlington, Washington. This was second DUI. After client was pulled over Officer noted strong odor of alcohol, bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and poor coordination. Client allegedly failed three field sobriety tests and refused the breath test at the station. After negotiation by Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba the prosecution dismissed the DUI outright prior to the jury trial.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was arrested for DUI in King County. This was a second offense DUI. The client allegedly was the at fault driver in a two car collision. Officer noted odor of alcohol, blood shot eyes, slurred speech. Client failed one field sobriety test. After negotiation by Seattle DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba the prosecution reduced the DUI to a traffic infraction.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was charged with assault for allegedly assaulting a neighbor. After negotiation by Mr. Leyba the prosecution decided to dismiss this charge outright due to evidentiary issues, and thus keeping clients record clean.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was charged with harassment for allegedly threatening to kill a bus driver in Seattle. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was charged with DUI and driving while license suspended in King County. The client allegedly was speeding and weaving across lanes of traffic. The trooper observed red, watery, bloodshot eyes and a strong odor of marijuana. Client failed three field sobriety tests and was arrested. After negotiation by Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba the prosecution reduced the DUI to a traffic infraction.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was charged with reckless driving and driving while license suspended in Seattle. The client allegedly was speeding on 1-5 in excess of 100 MPH in heavy traffic. Officer stated client was weaving in and out of traffic, almost causing two collisions on his motorcycle. After negotiation by Mr. Leyba the prosecution reduced the reckless driving to a traffic infraction.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was charged with criminal trespass for allegedly trespassing on private residential property and repeatedly dumping truck loads of yard waste. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    King County District Court: Matthew’s client was charged with DUI in Burien. Client allegedly weaved within own lane, and crossed the outside line. Officer testified that client had the odor of alcohol on breath, and had bloodshot eyes. Client refused all the field sobriety tests. The Burien Judge dismissed after Seattle DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba filed a motion to dismiss for lack of probable cause to arrest.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with a Seattle DUI, Negligent Driving 1, and Assault. The client allegedly was speeding and ran a red light causing a two car collision. After the accident the client got out of his car, allegedly punched the other driver then attempted to drive away. Several independent witnesses had to wrestle the client out of the car. Client admitted to drinking 2 long island iced teas, and taking medications. Officer testified that client was extremely impaired. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with assault, and giving a false name to police. The client allegedly assaulted a bar tender in a night club, and then gave a false name to the police officer. The prosecutor dismissed both charges after Mr. Leyba filed several motions to dismiss.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with negligent driving 1. The client allegedly crossed three lanes without signaling almost causing an accident. Officer observed red, watery, blood shot eyes, and slurred speech. Officer also stated that client failed all three field sobriety tests. Client was arrested and had a .05 and .061 alcohol level. The Seattle Judge dismissed after Seattle DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba filed a motion to dismiss based on insufficient evidence to convict.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with physical control in West Seattle. This was a second offense Seattle DUI. The client was seen by a police officer passed out inside of her vehicle on the side of the road with the car running. Officer testified at trial that client was extremely intoxicated, failed all the field sobriety tests, and couldn’t walk without the officer’s help. Client admitted to having 6 strong mixed drinks and had an alcohol level of .19 and .20. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with a 4th offense Seattle DUI and driving while license suspended. At trial the arresting officer testified that the client was speeding in downtown Seattle, and made a sweeping right turn causing his vehicle to swerve into oncoming traffic. Officer testified that the client was impaired, noted red, watery, and bloodshot eyes. Client admitted to drinking beer and stated shouldn’t have driven. Client refused the breath test at the station. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with harassment. The client allegedly threatened his girlfriend by telling her mom that he was going to beat her up. The Seattle Judge dismissed after Mr. Leyba filed a motion to dismiss based on insufficient evidence to convict.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with a Seattle DUI and driving while license suspended. This was clients 3rd DUI. The client allegedly failed to turn headlights on after exiting a gas station. Officers noted slurred speech, and red, watery eyes. Client refused all field sobriety tests. At the station client took the breath test and had a .10 and .11 alcohol level. Seattle DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba filed a motion to suppress the breath test based on improper procedures by the officer. The prosecutor dismissed during these motions.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with reckless driving in downtown Seattle. The client allegedly was speeding and revving engine in downtown Seattle in front of pedestrians going the wrong way on a one way street. After negotiation by Mr. Leyba the prosecutor decided to reduce the reckless driving to a traffic infraction.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with two counts of assault. The client allegedly punched and kicked two co-workers. During the trial both witnesses testified that client attacked them unprovoked. A third witness corroborated this testimony. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm in a tavern. The case was part of the “Operation Sobering Thought” sting operation conducted by the Seattle Police Department. The City Attorney Tom Carr told The Seattle Times that he would be seeking a year in jail against my client. The client was a bouncer at a downtown Seattle club. Client was alleged to have allowed an undercover officer enter the club with a firearm. The case appeared in The Seattle Times, The Seattle PI, and The Stranger. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with a Seattle DUI. The client allegedly ran a red light. Officer testified at trial that client had odor of alcohol, slurred speech, red and watery eyes. Client took several field sobriety tests. Officer testified that in his opinion he was impaired. Client refused breath test at station. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with two counts of assault. The client allegedly pushed down his friends’ ex-girlfriend and her son. During the trial both witnesses testified that client assaulted them unprovoked. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with a Seattle DUI. The client allegedly was involved in a car accident and left the scene. Officers found a vehicle matching the description. Officers stated the client had watery, bloodshot eyes, and slurred speech. Client admitted to having one beer and smoking marijuana earlier in the evening. The Seattle Judge dismissed the DUI charged after Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba filed a motion to dismiss based on insufficient evidence of driving.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with a Seattle DUI. The client allegedly was involved in a car accident. Client refused to answer all questions, and refused all field sobriety tests. Officer noted an odor of alcohol, and slurred speech. Client took the breath test at the precinct and had an alcohol level of 0.09 and 0.092. The Seattle Judge dismissed after Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba filed a motion to suppress the breath test based on language issues, and a motion to dismiss based on lack of probable cause to arrest.

    Seattle Municipal Court: Matthew’s client was charged with assault, harassment, and criminal trespass. The client allegedly threatened to beat up a UPS employee. Client allegedly refused to leave the store after she was asked, and pushed the UPS employee down during an altercation. A jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.

    *Please note these cases may be different than yours and these results do not guarantee that your case will result in the same outcome. No DUI or criminal attorney can guarantee results. See RPC 7.1

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