Not Guilty - Assault 4th Degree RCW 9A.36.041


In June 2019, attorney Matthew Zenner represented D.S. at a jury trial. D.S. was charged with assaulting a family member in the course of a disagreement and causing bruises on the alleged victim. The alleged victim, a civilian witness, and the investigating police officer testified for the prosecution. Mr. Zenner’s client and his fiancé testified for the defense. Mr. Zenner cross-examined the prosecution’s witnesses and exposed inconsistencies in the witnesses’ versions of the event. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty for Mr. Zenner’s client. after approximately 30 minutes of deliberations.