Firm News

CLE Proceeds Donated to Amara

In February 2018, the Marshall Defense Firm and Pacific Behavioral Healthcare hosted a Continuing Education program: “Sexual Behaviors and the Law in the 21st Century.” David Marshall and James Olsen, Founder & President of Pacific Behavioral Healthcare, decided to donate the proceeds from the program to charity. The event was a success and raised $1,684...
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Marshall Teaches in Botswana

“I put it to you . . . that you are lying!” While a cross-examination “question” like that one leaves no doubt about the cross-examiner’s zeal, it is not likely to advance his client’s cause. Yet that sort of cross-examination has long been a staple in many courts in Africa. In April, David Marshall joined...
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David Marshall to Teach Lawyers in Africa

David Marshall has accepted an invitation to teach trial advocacy to African trial attorneys in April 2018. David will teach for a week in Gabarone, Botswana, in a program sponsored by the Law Society of Botswana and Justice Advocacy Africa. David has taught trial advocacy in the United States at programs of the National Institute for...
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In the Footsteps of Clarence Darrow

A lot more law students initially contemplate careers in criminal law than those who eventually pursue them. Aimée Sutton and David Marshall share their perspective for those who have steered clear of crime on what life is like for those who didn’t in the November 2016 issue of NWLawyer.

David Marshall Receives Highest Martindale-Hubbell® Rating

David Marshall has received a 2017 AV Preeminent™ Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. This rating signifies that a lawyer’s reviewed peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards. For additional information on Martindale-Hubbell’s rating and peer review system, please go here. Congratulations, David!

Aimée Sutton’s Expertise on KIRO-TV News

My colleague Aimée Sutton recently received a call from KIRO-TV journalist Essex Porter. The Washington Supreme Court had just decided a case involving child pornography. One of our clients was in the news a few months ago for getting an unusually humane sentence for possession of child pornography. Aimée had represented that fellow—had fought hard...
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Aimée Sutton Participates in Judicial Institute

Aimée Sutton recently participated in the Judicial Institute, which offers a series of presentations sponsored by the Seattle University Law School for secondary school teachers. Aimée and a federal prosecutor worked together to present a mock voir dire (jury selection) session with about forty school teachers in Judge Donohue’s courtroom. With the teachers serving as...
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