Over 18 years of Courtroom Experience
Has Represented Thousands of Persons Accused of Driving Under the Influence
Over 100 Jury Trials
Teaches classes on DUI Defense
Not Guilty Jury Verdicts on DUI Cases withBreath Test Readings, Breath Test Refusals and No Breath Test
Aggressive DUI Motions Practice
For over eighteen years Jeff MacNichols has aggressively represented people in courts throughout the state of Washington, making him a favorite referral source for persons involved in the justice system. He's fully dedicated to litigation.
Jeff MacNichols is a graduate of the University of Washington and Seattle University Law School. He has over eighteen years of experience in criminal defense with over 100 jury trials. Recognized as One of the Top Criminal Defense Attorneys in the area, Jeff has become a favorite referral source for persons involved in the criminal justice system including prosecutors and law enforcement. Jeff is also an Eagle Member of the Washington State Trial Lawyer's Association, and a Member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
Jeff resides in Bellevue, Washington. He previously resided in Snoqualmie where he served as a Member of the Snoqualmie City Council. In that capacity he served on the Regional Law Safety and Justice Committee.
What clients have to say about Jeff:
"Jeff MacNichols is the most amazing attorney I have crossed paths with. I had a very difficult case, and he was able to get the charges dropped to a much lesser plea. He was not money driven, but purely motivated by the goodness of his heart. He enjoys his career, and does it with a smile on his face. I would use him as my attorney time and time again. Hopefully he won't be needed again, but in the case an attorney was... He would be my first choice! " From a criminal defense client
"Jeffrey MacNichols is one of the best criminal attorneys ever. . . . Jeff will tell you like it is and will go the extra mile . . . " From a client charged with DUI.
"Jeff represented me in a DUI jury trial . . . Jeff is a excellent trial lawyer. I was charged with a 2nd offense DUI, I had also refused the breathalyzer test. I couldn't be happier with the results of my case. The prosecution offered a reckless driving plea bargain prior to trial, which i refused. The case went to trial and the jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY after only 17 minutes of deliberations. I would highly recommend Jeff MacNichols to anyone seeking legal representation. If you need the best, call Jeff." From Christopher, a DUI defense client
"Jeff is great, he has come through for me many times and always does a great job. He came very highly recommend to my family and I, and over the course of 5 years Jeff never once let us down. I strongly encourage speaking with him." From Brian, a criminal defense client.
"Jeffrey MacNichols is one of the best criminal attorneys ever. He always kept me informed or if I had questions he would always return my call that day or early the next business day. Jeff will tell you like it is and will go the extra mile to see if he can find another solution to the court's request." From Patti, a criminal defense client
"I've used Jeff a few times and I don't think I could have had a better experience or out come. He was great!" From a criminal defense client.
"Jeff helped me out on my second DUI. . . . He was able to make miracles! Not only did I keep my license, the DUI was dropped! I recommend Jeff to all of my friends who need a lawyer." From a client charged with Driving Under the Influence
"He helped me out of a really tough situation. He kept fighting and never gave up." From a criminal defense client
What prosecutors and other attorneys have to say:
"He earned the respect of the judges that he appeared in front of for trial. I recommended him on several occasions when friends needed assistance on criminal defense matters." From T.L., a former prosecuting attorney.
"Mr. MacNichols is considered a top-notch criminal defense lawyer in the industry. He goes above and beyond for his clients." From D.W., a fellow criminal defense lawyer.
"As a former prosecuting attorney, I worked across the aisle from Jeff on a numerous of occasions. He was always forthright and honest in negotiations, well prepared in court, and always fought for the best outcome for his clients." From G.F., a former prosecuting attorney.
"When I was working as a prosecutor, I had the opportunity to go to trial against Jeff MacNichols. Jeff was fantastic. He knew what he was doing and made it look easy. I am very impressed with Jeff's abilities as an attorney." From S.S., a former prosecutor.
"I've worked with Jeff on many cases recently in Kirkland Municipal Court and have found him to be a pleasure to deal with. Not only is he very good in trial, but I see that he has compassion for his clients, many of whom have unique challenges in life." From S.P., a former prosecuting attorney.
"When I was a prosecutor . . . I had the opportunity to have several cases against Jeff. He did an outstanding job representing his clients. He earned the respect of the judges that he appeared in front of for trial. I recommended him on several occasions when friends needed assistance on criminal defense matters." From T.L., a former prosecuting attorney.
"I have referred clients to Mr. MacNichols and they have all been impressed with his professionalism and zeal." From P.T., a family law attorney in the community.
"Exceptional trial lawyer, professional, and well respected. Jeff has a great rapport with his clients, the Court, and opposing counsel. He is one I recommend to clients and friends." From M.G., a criminal defense lawyer in the community.
"Jeff is by far one of the most competent attorneys that I have worked with. He is extremely professional and easy to deal with as opposing counsel. I would not hesitate to refer people to Jeff for representation." From M.W., a prosecuting attorney.
"Jeff is a consummate professional, a highly motivated criminal defense lawyer, and a wonderful guy in general. I wouldn't hesitate to refer people to him.
"Jeff is one of the most respected lawyers in the community. His knowledge of the law, trial skill, and experience make him a great criminal trial lawyer." From S.M., a fellow criminal defense lawyer." From J.D., a fellow criminal defense lawyer