Your voice is so important to the future of our country that our forefathers wrote an amendment guaranteeing your rights to freedom of speech and freedom to peaceably assemble. The Second Amendment does not guarantee the rights of protesters do what they want where they please, though. This means it is up to you, the… Read More


Crime rates have fluctuated wildly during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview with Seattle Times, the Seattle Police Department said that crime reports declined 15 percent from late February to early March compared with last year. Sgt. Sean Whitcomb, SPD spokesperson said, “This is not surprising, considering the reduction of people out and about.” Many… Read More


Seattle has a high rate of “grab and run” thefts, in which so-called porch pirates steal packages from doorsteps. In fact, The Seattle Times named the Emerald City as the fifth-worst metropolitan area for packages stolen from porches in 2019. While this type of theft is more common during the holidays, it can happen at… Read More


Criminal Defense Lawyer Seattle

Anyone in Seattle facing criminal charges but is currently an out-of-custody defendant likely will not have a hearing anytime soon. According to a recent article in The Seattle Times, the state Supreme Court issued an emergency order for criminal hearings. Chief Justice Debra Stephens issued the emergency order, which postpones hearings for out-of-custody defendants in… Read More


Anyone in Seattle facing criminal charges but is currently an out-of-custody defendant likely will not have a hearing anytime soon. According to a recent article in The Seattle Times, the state Supreme Court issued an emergency order for criminal hearings. Chief Justice Debra Stephens issued the emergency order, which postpones hearings for out-of-custody defendants in… Read More


Seattle criminal defense Lawyer - Lennard A. Nahajski

Twenty-eight climate change protestors are in police custody after they refused to leave a Chase Bank building in downtown Seattle. Officers arrived at the building about noon, after some protestors allegedly refused to leave the bank’s lobby. Most of the group complied with the officer’s request to move onto the sidewalk, but thirteen men and… Read More


Seattle Criminal Defense Attorney - Lennard A. Nahajski

Some 2019 magazine headlines like “Left-coast Lawlessness” and “Seattle Under Siege” might have been a bit overblown. According to the official records, crime rates decreased across the board last year. Property crime rates, mostly theft, were at their lowest levels since the 1970s. Violent crime rates also dropped sharply. Seattle Police Department spokesperson Sergeant Sean… Read More


Lennard Nahajski - Seattle Criminal Defense Attorney

A multi-agency effort, led by the Washington State Patrol, ended with the arrest of four individuals who thought they were to meet a minor for illicit purposes. “Detectives posed as the juveniles,” officials said in a statement announcing the arrests. So, “no juveniles were used or at risk during the operation.” “While DuPont is a… Read More


After one jury deadlocked, King County prosecutors said they would not retry Marc and Elizabeth Hokoana, who were charged with assaulting protestor Joshua Dukes at a University of Washington event in January 2017. Yiannopoulos, a former Breitbart editor and outspoken conservative, was scheduled to speak on campus on Inauguration Day 2017. Emotions were high, as… Read More


Lennard A. Nahajski - Seattle criminal defense attorney

Between 2013 and 2017, hate crimes increased 22 percent nationally. But in Washington, these incidents skyrocketed 78 percent. Race accounted for 60 percent of these offenses. Most of the rest were either religion (21 percent) and sexual orientation (16 percent). Almost all of the hate crimes in Washington over that period were aggravated assaults. These… Read More