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Seattle - King County District Court DUI Defense

Seattle King County Courthouse

DUI Defense Attorney Seattle 

It can be an intimidating experience if you are charged with a DUI or BUI.  At Cowan Kirk. We offer you expert DUI defense for the King County District Court, Seattle.

We have decades of combined experience in successfully representing individuals charged with serious driving and boating offenses. We are specialists in DUI Defense in Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland and other King County courts that ensures you are well represented and well informed at all times.

Zoom Court

Currently, Seattle District Court is handling most hearings via Zoom.  To find your virtual courtroom in Seattle District Court click here.  

Our Seattle DUI Lawyers will provide Aggressive Defense in Court

Our lawyers take the lead of representing you aggressively and offering the best legal representation to our clients.  We represent each client at the courtroom trials and are there every step of your defense

 We appear for our clients and are adept at all types of legal documentation, verification and argument preparation.


  • The King County District Courthouse, Seattle Division is located at 516 Third Avenue in downtown Seattle.
  • All DUI and BUI cases (District Court) will be handled in the east wing of the 3rd floor at this courthouse.
  • Any felony DUI, Vehicular Assault or Vehicular Manslaughter will take place on the 12th floor in room 1201 in the Chief Criminal Presiding's Courtroom.
  • There are entrances both on the west (3rd Avenue) and east (4th Avenue) side of the building.  There is an additional entrance in the basement of the County Administration Building across 4th Avenue from the courthouse.  
  • If your hearing is at 8:45 am we recommend that you arrive at least 20 minutes early as the security lines are often long during the early morning hours.
  • If you do not know what courtroom you are assigned to, there are several digital displays just to the east of the elevator bank on the 3rd floor where all cases are listed alphabetically along with their courtroom assignment.
  • There are several parking lots nearby the but lot directly to the southeast of the Courthouse, accessible from 4th Avenue, is the most convenient and affordable.  

Judges currently assigned to the Courthouse include:

  • Judge Mark Chow (E-341)
  • Judge Jill Klinge (E-338)
  • Judge Gregg Hirakawa (W-301)

Why Choose Our Legal Consulting and DUI Defense in Seattle?

If you need legal assistance in a DUI or BUI charge in Seattle King County Courthouse you are in very competent hands.  Bill Kirk is the main practicing DUI defense lawyer for the firm. We are backed with years of criminal law experience and hundreds of courtroom trials successfully defended and won by us.  Handling dozens of DUI cases each year at Seattle District Court makes the lawyers at CKK the perfect fit for your case.

Contact Expert DUI Defense Attorneys in Seattle to schedule a free initial consultation.
Call 425-822-1220 or 1-866-822-1230 now!

Cowan Kirk Kattenhorn

Cowan Kirk is known throughout Washington and the nation for representing all of its clients with commitment, creativity and compassion. We recognize how devastating a DUI charge can be, particularly when our clients learn how incredibly tough Washington's DUI laws have become, even for a first-time offender.

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If you need a DUI defense attorney in Seattle, Bellevue, or King County, contact us today to find out why respect for our clients, a passion for justice, and our commitment to winning have earned each of us the highest honor a member of the bar can receive from our colleagues – their referrals.