Defending those accused of

Sexual Assault | Child Abuse | Domestic Violence

It’s nearly all we do!

And we do it in criminal cases, civil cases for money damages, CPS cases—nearly any kind of case in any kind of court.

Put our decades of focus on these cases in your corner!

Davidmarshall

Award Winning Defense Firm

We have focused on defending those accused of sex crimes, child abuse, and domestic violence for 23 years. We follow the developments in psychology and medicine on which these cases often turn. Other lawyers turn to us for advice on defending against these charges.

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How Does One Defend Against a Damages Claim in a Child Sex Abuse Case?

We have created a number of videos that are focused on answering a number of questions that we are commonly asked. If you would like to watch more informative videos from David Marshall, click on the button below to watch more.

Our Practice Areas

Since 1997, the Seattle defense attorneys at The Marshall Defense Firm have focused on representing those accused of  crimes of a particularly sensitive nature—including sexual assault, rape, child rape or sexual abuse/molestation, assault of a child, and domestic violence. No other Northwest law firm can match our depth of experience in defending persons accused of these kinds of crimes.

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Child Sex Abuse Defense

Defending a child sex abuse lawsuit requires an experienced defense law firm that has a proven track record of success for their clients.

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Sexual Assault Defense

Sexual assault crimes are cases that require immediate attention from an attorney who has the experience and skill defend such a case.

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Domestic Violence Defense

Marshall Defense is ready to defend you vigorously and creatively against any such domestic violence charge. We are here to defend you.

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Civil Action Defense

When defending ones self from civil action, you will need an experienced defense law firm with a proven track record of success.

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What Our Clients Have to Say.

"I was accused of child abuse of a family member. It was the most devastating event of my life. I contacted David Marshall for guidance and advice. He was extremely helpful and brought much peace of mind knowing that he was representing me. Professional and showing genuine concern. I would highly recommend Mr. Marshall."

- Former Client

"I am so grateful for all that David and his staff did. And more important, for how they treated me. In a very dark period of my life they were kind, decent, and respectful, even when they had to deliver bad news. Their treating me with dignity means more to me than they may be able to understand."

- Former Client

"I was accused of child abuse of a family member. It was the most devastating event of my life. I contacted David Marshall for guidance and advice. He was extremely helpful and brought much peace of mind knowing that he was representing me. Professional and showing genuine concern. I would highly recommend Mr. Marshall."

-Former Client

"David is the first lawyer I ever consulted with and he made our meeting very relaxed and not intimidating at all. He made me feel at ease with all my concern and answered all my questions honestly. He definitely knows what he's talking about. It's good to know that I have someone like him on my side if I ever need a lawyer."

- Former Client

Meet Our Team

We are a team of dedicated legal professionals focused on defending our clients with decades of experience. In decades of defending persons accused of sex crimes, child abuse, domestic violence, and other special assaults, we’ve developed an approach that works. Providing that guidance is our business. Giving you back your life is our business. We’ve been defending persons accused of sex crimes, child abuse, and other special assaults for a long time. And we do it well.

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Glenn MacGilvra

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You Are Not Alone.

Special assault defense is complicated. If you have been accused of a crime, let us help you.

We want to hear from you. You are not alone. If you’ve been accused of sexual assault, child abuse, rape, domestic violence, elder abuse, or any special assault, it’s critical you understand your rights and the implications of the decisions you must make. When you have been accused of sexual assault, child abuse, rape, domestic violence, elder abuse, or other special assault, important questions arise right away. You can call us or simply fill out the form to the right and we will respond as quickly as possible.

We are here to help and the quicker we can answer your questions, the quicker you can get your life back to normal.

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COVID-19: To avoid accidentally spreading the coronavirus, we are conferring with clients and others only by phone, or Zoom. Please phone us at 206.202.1633 to schedule your conference.