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Emily Beschen

Emily Beschen

Protecting individuals rights
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI ...
  • Washington
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Emily C. Beschen is an Attorney at Butler Beschen Law PLLC. The firm has two lawyers that work together on each of the cases to obtain the best possible results for clients. Emily is a graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School and Western Washington University. During law school she focused her studies on criminal and privacy law. While there, Emily worked as a research assistant, assisting a local civil rights attorney with lawsuits involving law enforcement. She also served as an associate editor of the nation's oldest law review dedicated solely to animal law issues. Emily excelled at trial preparation, motion drafting, and research of complex legal issues. Her current practice focuses primarily on criminal defense. She handles both felonies and misdemeanors in Bellingham Municipal Court, Blaine Municipal Court, Ferndale Municipal Court, Lynden Municipal Court, Whatcom County District Court, Whatcom County Superior Court, Skagit County Superior Court, Skagit Count District Court, Burlington Municipal Court, Mount Vernon Municipal Court, and the United States District Court representing clients charged with all types of criminal activity, ie animal cruelty, prescription fraud, possession and delivery of controlled substances, assault, rape, DUI, disorderly conduct, arson, theft, sex crimes, and other crimes.

Lewis & Clark Law School
J.D. (2010) | Law
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Professional Experience
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Current
Trial Skills Academy
Federal Public Defenders Office
Law and Technology Series: Techniques in Electronic Case Management (TECM)
Federal Public Defenders Office
Law Clerk
Federal Public Defenders Office
Consumer Analyst
Attorney Generals Office
Speaking Engagements
Successful Communication Strategies, New Lawyer Education Seminar, Bellingham, Washington
Whatco County Bar Association
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star 2017
Super Lawyers
Rising Star 2016
Super Lawyers
Rising Star 2015
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Whatcom County Bar CLE Committee
Committee Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Federal Circuit
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  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Free consultations for those accused of criminal conduct.
Practice Areas
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    DUI & DWI
    White Collar Crime
    Civil Rights
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. If pulled over for moving violation in WA, can officers automatically order you out of vehicle w/out lawful grounds?
A: Assuming that you were stopped lawfully, and lawfully detained at the time, law enforcement can ask you to exit the vehicle.
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Emily C. Beschen
103 East Holly Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
Telephone: (360) 734-3448
Fax: (360) 734-7975
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)