Protecting The Innocent, Fighting For The Accused

Steve Thayer has over 35 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer and DUI attorney in Vancouver, Washington, protecting people who have been persecuted by the police and prosecuted by the government. His practice is limited to the representation of the innocent and the accused, defending clients in Vancouver and throughout Washington state. Call 360-450-0872 for a free initial consultation with him today. He has tried and won virtually every kind of criminal case, including:

  • Homicide and Assault
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Sexual Assault Charges including Child Molestation, Child Rape and Incest
  • Indecent liberties
  • Rape
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug Possession and Delivery
  • DUI/DWI/Drunk Driving

Recognized For Excellence In Criminal Defense

Mr. Thayer is a Founding Member and former Vice President of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, has been AV-rated* by Martindale-Hubbell's peer review process and appeared in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for many years. He has also been honored by his peers as a Super Lawyer in the Washington Law and Politics survey (which was originally conducted in 2000) in 2000, 2001, 2003-2012.

Contact Steven W. Thayer, P.S.

To schedule a consultation to speak with criminal defense attorney Steven Thayer, please contact his Vancouver law office. Call 360-450-0872. Evening and weekend consultations are available by appointment.

Recent Notable Cases Include:

  • Dismissal of attempted second degree assault with a firearm charge in Clark County Superior Court November 2016
  • Dismissal of two marijuana grow cases (over 250 plants each) in Klickitat County in October 2016
  • Dismissal of a felony communication with a minor for immoral purposes charge in Clark County September 2016
  • Dismissal of a felony second degree rape charge in Clark County in February 2016
  • Dismissal of felony harassment domestic violence and assault charges for a corrections officer in Clark County in November 2015
  • Not guilty verdict for police officer accused of fourth-degree assault domestic violence in Clark County District Court in Nov. 2014
  • Dismissal of attempted first-degree murder case in Clark County in June 2014
  • Dismissal of a second-degree murder case in Clark County in March 2014
  • Dismissal of a first-degree armed robbery case in Clark County in Jan. 2014
  • Dismissal of five counts of child pornography in Clark County in Nov. 2013
  • Dismissal of a second-degree rape case in Clark County in April 2013
  • Dismissal of a 10 count child pornography case in Clark County in April 2013
  • Dismissal of a possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine case in Clark County in April 2013
  • Dismissal of a case involving a high school band instructor charged with nine counts of sexual misconduct in the first degree in Clark County in April 2011
  • Dismissal of a domestic violence assault case in Clark County in March 2011
  • Dismissal of an unlawful possession of a firearm case in Clark County in March 2011
  • Not guilty verdict on a felony communication with a minor for immoral purposes case in Clark County in Feb. 2011
  • Dismissal of a felony methamphetamine possession case in Clark County in Feb. 2011
  • Dismissal of a first-degree child molestation case in Clark County in Nov. 2010
  • Dismissal of first-degree manslaughter case in Skamania County in May 2010
  • Dismissal of a first-degree child molestation case in Skamania County in April 2010

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.