Carrie Fulton-Brown

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Tacoma, Washington

Vindicate Criminal Law Group
Carrie Fulton-Brown
Vindicate Criminal Law Group

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Military & Veterans Law; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 2011

Education: Seattle University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022
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Vindicate Criminal Law Group

1201 Pacific Ave.
Suite 1503
Tacoma, WA 98402 Visit website


Carrie Fulton-Brown is an attorney at Vindicate Criminal Law Group, a regionally recognized criminal defense law firm in Washington. Ms. Fulton-Brown practices criminal defense and serves clients in Chelan, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Pierce and Snohomish counties in cities including Bellevue, Bothell, Bremerton, Carnation, Duvall, Ellensburg, Everett, Issaquah, Kirkland, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, North Bend, Port Orchard, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish, Seattle, Tacoma, Wenatchee and Woodinville.

Ms. Fulton-Brown has experience with all types of criminal matters including misdemeanors and complex felonies. She particularly handles cases involving all manner of sex crimes, domestic abuse, domestic violence, spousal abuse and stalking. Over the course of her career, she has attained many dismissals and not guilty verdicts, as well as top reviews for her work fighting for the rights of individuals facing serious criminal charges.

Understanding that a criminal charge is a highly stressful time in an individual’s life, Ms. Fulton-Brown always provides clients with an explanation of their cases and the court processes to reduce the anxiety and stress they experience. She works aggressively and diligently to produce the best possible outcome for every client.

Ms. Fulton-Brown received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington and earned a master’s degree from Seattle University. She obtained her law degree from Seattle University School of Law and became a licensed attorney in 2010.

Actively involved in her legal community, Ms. Fulton-Brown is a member of the King County Bar Association, the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association and the Puyallup Tribal Court. She is an alumni volunteer for her alma mater, Seattle University School of Law, and in 2013, she received a Pro Bono Recognition Award from the King County Bar Association.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Military/Veterans Law

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses, Theft

  • 90% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Military/Veterans Law

First Admitted: 2011, Washington

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Publication, Author, Limitations of the Federal Vaccine Injury Fund, Seattle University Law Review, Journal for Social Justice, Legal, 2009
Educational Background:
  • JD - Graduated Seattle University School of Law, 2010
  • MA - Graduated Seattle University, 2007
  • BA - University of Washington, 2004
  • Our top-rated attorneys at Vindicate Criminal Law will guide you through the process of what could be considered the most difficult time in your life. Contact us today if you have any questions or need legal assistance., Meet Your Attorney - Carrie Fulton Brown, Criminal Defense, 2019
  • Should you choose a public defender over a private criminal defense attorney to represent you in your criminal defense matter? Vindicate Law attorney, Carrie Fulton-Brown, explains the pros and cons of each., What is the Difference Between a Public Defender and a Criminal Defense Attorney, Criminal Defense, 2019
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • King County Bar , 2019
  • Puyallup Tribal Court , 2013
  • United States District Court, 2013
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2020
  • American Association for Justice, 2020
  • Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2020
  • 2012-Present: Puyallup Tribal Court Member, 2012
  • 2015-Present: Alumni Volunteer for Seattle University School of Law, 2015
  • 2012-Present: Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, 2012
  • 2012-Present: United States District Court for Western District of Washington, 2012
  • 2011-Present:  King County Bar Association Member, 2011
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Charge:  Assault Child 2.  Result:  Plea to Assault 4, no jail time., 2021
  • King County-Two counts of Rape Child 1 State dismissed date of trial., 2022
  • Charges:  Child Molestation 2 and Child Molestation 3.  Result:  Acquitted by jury., 2021
  • Charge:  Rape 2.  Result:  Plea to Assault 4 SM, no jail time, no sex offender registration., 2020
  • Charge:  Child Molestation 1.  Result:  Acquitted by Jury., 2020
  • Charge:  Multiple counts of Child Molestation, accused by two alleged victims.  Result:  Acquitted by jury on all counts., 2020
  • Charge: Indecent Liberties.  Result:   Plea / No Jail Time, 2019
  • Charge: Child Molestation (2 counts).  Result: Plea / No Jail Time, 2019
  • Charge: Patronizing a Prostitute.  Result: Dismissed, 2019
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2024
  • Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2022
  • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2021
  • Top 100 National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2020
  • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2019
  • Lawyers of Distinction, Distinguished Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2019
  • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2018
  • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2017
  • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016
  • Rising Star Award, Super Lawyers 2015 Rising Star, Seattle Magazine, 2015
  • Rising Star Award, Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015
  • Pro Bono Recognition Award, Pro Bono Recognition, King County Bar Association, 2013
  • Criminal Law Award, Criminal Law Award, CALI Award for Excellence, 2010
  • Scholarship Recipient Award, Scholarship Recipient, Rotary Club West Seattle, 1999
Industry Groups:
  • Legal

Office location for Carrie Fulton-Brown

1201 Pacific Ave.
Suite 1503
Tacoma, WA 98402

Phone: 855-898-2542


2 Years Super Lawyers
8 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022

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