Why Michele Shaw?

Her experience gives her an edge in defense.

If you, your child, or another member of your family are facing criminal charges, Michele has the expertise and compassion to guide you through this difficult process and protect your rights. Her uncompromising commitment to her clients has resulted in many victories.

Michele has 30+ years of experience as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney. This knowledge gives her a deep understanding of how criminal investigations proceed – and how to best represent her clients’ interest at every stage. Call her today.

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Assertive Defense

She is ready to listen and fight for you.

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Decades of Experience

She will provide a zealous defense for you.

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Compassionate Guidance

She knows how to help in difficult times.


Some attorneys only see the legal issues.

Michele sees the whole person. Her legal advice will always take your needs and goals to heart.

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Meet Michele Shaw

Michele has built her practice as a defense attorney around helping people find the right legal counsel during difficult times in their lives. She is especially passionate about representing clients with complex mental health presentations.

Michele's Bio


Years Experience

in Criminal Law in the Greater Puget Sound area.

(206) 448-9612

How we can help?

Weekends please call (206) 818-0130


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We’re ready to help with a free case evaluation

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Committed to Our Community

We make a point to give back to the community with involvement in the Pike Place Market Foundation, Rotary Club of Seattle, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.


No client has the same story. We’re proud to represent people from diverse backgrounds.

Sometimes cultural differences or language barriers can lead to misunderstanding of criminal charges. Michele always takes the time to learn each individual client’s perspective and integrate that information into her defense.

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