Amy I. Muth

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Seattle, WA

Law Office of Amy Irene Muth
 | 1000 2nd Ave, Suite 3140
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-682-3053
Fax: 206-267-0349
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012
Licensed Since: 2001
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Seattle, Washington, attorney Amy I. Muth, of the Law Office of Amy Irene Muth, is a seasoned and hard-working lawyer with years of experience defending clients who are charged with sex crimes or other serious criminal offenses.  

 

A graduate of The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and the National Criminal Defense College, Ms. Muth has amassed an impressive track record of results on behalf of her clients. She is currently admitted to practice in the Washington Bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington.

 

A dedicated professional, Ms. Muth is actively involved in several organizations, including the Washington Defender Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Washington Appellate Project, and is a member and past president of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

 

Her knowledge and experience have provided Ms. Muth with the opportunity to speak at numerous professional events. She is a past featured speaker at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ sex crimes conference. Ms. Muth also frequently gives presentations and legislative updates for professional organizations and speaks at various continuing legal education events.

 

Ms. Muth is a past recipient of the President’s Award from WDA. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Sex Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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About Amy Muth

Admitted: 2001, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.amymuthlaw.com/Attorney/Amy-I-Muth.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Recipient of Graduate Fellowship to Study in Bonn, Germany for One Year at Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2009
  •  Recipient of WACDL Irwin Schwartz Scholarship, National Criminal Defense College - 2005
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006
  • President's Award, Washington Defender Association, 2010
  • Washington Super Lawyer

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington, 2003
  • Past President, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2018
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past Co-Chair, Legislative Committee
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Washington, 2001
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2003
  • Washington Defender Association, Member
  • Washington Appellate Project, Member, Board of Directors

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Hue and Cry Doctrine in Sexual Assault Cases, Defense Magazine, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2008
  • Sex Offense Legislation: Still the Crime du Jour, but Some Efforts to Calm the Rhetoric, Defense Magazine, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2008
  • Sexual Assault Advocate Privilege: A Report from the Trenches, Defense Magazine, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006
  • Featured Speaker, "Creative Motions to Obtain Discovery in Sex Cases," NACDL Sex Crimes Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2012
  • Co-Chair, "Taking Your Trial Skills to the Next Level" Trial Practice CLE, WACDL Holiday Party CLE Program, 2012
  • "Interviewing Child Witnesses in Child Sex Cases," National Defense Investigator Association Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, 2012
  • "Protecting Client Confidentiality," WACDL Holiday Party CLE, 2010
  • CLE Program Co-Chair, "Client Counseling in Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence Cases," WDA Ethics CLE, 2010
  • "State v. A.N.J. and New Ethical Obligations in Defending Sex Cases," WDA Annual Conference,, 2010
  • "RCW 10.58.090: Tangling with the New Monster," WACDL Sex Offense Defense CLE, 2010
  • "Child Sexual Abuse Case Law and Strategies," Northwest Innocence Project Legal Clinic, 2009
  • "State v. Magers and The Cycle of Domestic Violence," WDA Teleconference; Associated Counsel for the Accused, 2008
  • "Sex Crimes Motions Practice," WDA Sex Offense CLE program, 2008
  • "Special Sex Offender Sentencing Alternative" (with King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office), Northwest Defender Association; Associated Counsel for the Accused, 2008
  • "Talk CSI to Me: Challenging the Prosecutor's Evidence," WACDL Annual Conference, 2006
  • Presentations on Legislative Updates for WDA, WACDL, and the Office of Public Defense CLE Programs

Educational Background:

  • National Criminal Defense College - 2005
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A. summa cum laude - 1997, Major: Music
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Office Location for Amy I. Muth

1000 2nd Ave
Suite 3140
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-682-3053

Fax: 206-267-0349

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Last Updated: 2/19/2019

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