Kent Criminal Defense Attorney
Protecting Your Future & Fighting for Your Freedom

Kent Homicide & Assault Defense Lawyer

Arrested for Violent Crimes? Let Our Firm Help You!

If you've been charged with a violent crime of any kind, the advice of an experienced violent charges defense lawyer can help you avoid a conviction, or if that is not possible, the worst potential consequences of a conviction. Seek the representation of The Law Office of Erik P. Kaeding. We can guide you through this serious case and help you understand your rights including all your available options for resolving your case. Our Kent criminal defense attorney has been representing clients in cases similar to yours for over two decades. We are experienced, skilled, and committed to working tirelessly for the best possible outcome of your case.

Get started with a free initial consultation. We are responsive and have flexible appointment hours.

25+ Years of Experience in Serious Matters

At our office, Attorney Erik P. Kaeding has spent his entire career practicing in the area of criminal defense. You'll never have the stress of your situation made worse by wondering who's going to meet you at the courthouse. He will be there in person every time. Our entire firm works closely with our clients through all stages of the case from the first appearance to trial and post-conviction issues.

Especially in the early stages of your murder or manslaughter case when our streamlined defense techniques tend to run ahead of the prosecution's bureaucracy, we work hard to take the initiative in the case and put the pressure on the government to reduce or dismiss the charges against you.

There may be a variety of violent crime charges, such as:

  • Murder
  • Attempted murder
  • Homicide or manslaughter
  • Vehicular manslaughter

Reach Out to The Law Office of Erik P. Kaeding

We use our experience to give you an accurate assessment of the possible risks as they might change over the course of the case. You'll decide whether to enter into a plea agreement or take your case to trial on the basis of solid information. If presenting your defense to a judge or jury appears to be in your best interests, our Kent violent defense lawyer knows how to hold the government to the strict burden of proof in court.

To learn how you can benefit from our intensive and proactive approach to criminal defense in cases of murder, homicide or assault under Washington state law, contact us at (253) 444-4432.

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The Community Trusts Us with Their Future

Here's Why You Can Too:
  • Commitment to Your Freedom

    The Law Office Of Erik P. Kaeding relentlessly pursues the best possible outcome for you, whether that's a dismissal, acquittal, or reduced charges.

  • Relentless Investigation

    Our team is known for thoroughly examining cases until we find every detail that strengthens your case. We have a high rate of dismissal because we hone in on the evidence you need to walk away.

  • Insider Knowledge

    We know the judges, the officers, and the prosecutors responsible for your case. As a result, we can know the most likely direction of your case and how best to prepare for it. Our firm strategizes to counter the prosecution's every move.

  • Decades of Experience

    Attorney Kaeding has been a criminal defense lawyer for his entire 25-year career. His father was an attorney as well--his family legacy is about getting justice for the accused. That legacy has benefited thousands, and it could include you.