Fight Criminal Charges with Sound Legal Defense.



Facing a DUI charge can be a terrifying and lonely experience. You don’t have to go through it alone. I am passionate about defending people charged with a DUI. Let me put my knowledge and experience to work on your side.

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Drug Cases

Drug crimes can carry potentially harsh penalties that can follow you for years. Whether you are fighting a wrongful accusation or seeking to reduce the charges and sentence you could be facing, I can help.

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence charges can alter your life, even before you have the chance to take your case to trial. No-contact orders and other restrictive conditions of release can begin almost immediately. I understand how important it is to resolve these cases swiftly, while protecting your constitutional rights.

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Don’t Go Through This Alone

Police, prosecutors and judges can make you feel outnumbered and intimidated.
The answer?
Sound Legal Defense.

Sound Legal Defense is my passion and my business.

I understand that being charged with a crime is one of the most stressful and challenging experiences a person will ever confront. My entire career has been dedicated to defending people accused of crimes.

I founded this law firm with a two-part mission:

(1) Provide the highest level of legal representation.

(2) Deliver an exceptional client service experience.

A friendly attorney who rarely goes to trial isn't much help when a case needs to be tried. A skilled trial attorney who won't return your calls only creates frustration and anxiety. Clients deserve better. With Sound Legal Defense, I strive to give every client the best of both worlds.

I have gained extensive criminal jury trial experience throughout my career. I do not shy away from a fight when necessary. Preparation is what leads to the best outcomes, and I believe in preparing every case like it is going to trial from day one. Your case will get the time, research and investigation required to explore every available defense.

Not all cases will end with a trial. Many times, a fair resolution can be reached at the negotiating table without the added stress and uncertainty of trial. I use my thorough case preparation to put myself in the strongest possible position to negotiate a plea offer on your behalf.

Most of us never expect to need a criminal defense attorney. When you do need one, the choice is one of the most important decisions you will make. Gather as much information as you can to help you decide. I am pleased to offer free, confidential consultations with no obligation. From traffic infractions to misdemeanors to felonies, I will talk to you about your case and give you an honest and fair assessment.

When you hire Sound Legal Defense, you pay a simple, flat fee for representation. I don't bill extra for meetings, phone calls, emails or time spent researching and writing. With what is at stake, you deserve to be treated with honesty, fairness and respect. That is what you will get from Sound Legal Defense, PLLC. Contact me today.

Nate Johnson, Owner
Sound Legal Defense, PLLC

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Sound Legal Defense is located in downtown Tacoma, Washington. I handle traffic cases, misdemeanors and felonies in courts throughout Washington, including Pierce, King, Kitsap, and Thurston counties. Contact me today for a free case consultation. I look forward to hearing from you.