Violent Crimes

Protecting Those Charged With Violent Crimes

The criminal justice system treats violent crimes seriously. If convicted of a misdemeanor or felony violent crime, you may be facing harsh consequences. To ensure that your rights are aggressively defended, turn to the office of Steven W. Thayer, P.S.

Leading our firm is attorney Steve Thayer. He has been practicing law in Vancouver, Washington, since 1977. Mr. Thayer founded his own law firm in 1982 and has since serviced criminal cases of all kinds throughout southwest Washington. He has excelled in the area of criminal defense, confidently handling all types of felony and misdemeanor cases.

Mr. Thayer has been AV-rated* by Martindale-Hubbell, has appeared in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers by Washington Law & Politics magazine for over 10 years. He has won a variety of high-profile homicide, vehicular homicide, rape, child molestation, child rape and marijuana grow/manufacture cases, all of which have contributed to the outstanding reputation our firm has developed.

Our Criminal Law Practice

  • Domestic violence:The vast majority ofdomestic violence and abusecases involve alcohol abuse. Many cases are overcharged. Almost all of the people involved eventually come to regret the intervention of the government.
  • Assault:
  • Murder and manslaughter: Murder and manslaughterare some of the most serious charges someone can face. You need a lawyer who has experience handling these types of cases and the publicity that often accompanies them and knows how to articulately argue the case using facts, evidence and case precedence.
  • Vehicular assault/homicide:When serious injury or death stems from someone’s alleged drunk or reckless driving, vehicular homicide or vehicular assaultcharges may be filed. Defendants may be facing serious penalties, including years in prison.

Learn More About Our Violent Crime Defense Practice

Many of Mr. Thayer’s results in violent crime and other criminal cases have been published in newspaper and magazine articles. Some of that publicity may be accessed throughour articles page.

To obtain more information, please get in touch with the law firm of Steven W. Thayer, P.S., today to schedule a consultation. Call us at 360-694-8290 or contact our office online.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 ethical standards.