We defend you by knowing the government's case against you inside and out. It starts with my broad experience as a former Prosecutor, Judge, pro tempore, combined with over two decades as a successful criminal defense attorney in trial courts throughout the State of Washington." Gene E. Piculell, J.D., Criminal Defense Practitioner.
83% of Misdemeanor Cases
60% of Felony Cases Reduced!!!
33% of Felony Charges Dismissed!!!
68% of DWI Cases Reduced!!!
18% of DWI Cases Dismissed !!!
* PLEASE READ: all criminal cases have factual and legal circumstances that are unique and results obtained in prior case representation does not dictate, determine, imply or project a specific result in your particular unique case, nor seek to create any expectation of a particular result. Factual/legal circumstances are specific and unique in all cases and prior results in other cases do not determine or imply a result in other representation. Further, no attorney can guarantee results in any particular case representation, which is dependent upon the unique factual and legal circumstances of your case. Results reflect audit of past five years through beginning FY 2016.
Gene E. Piculell, J.D., founder of Washington Criminal Defense-Bellevue Law, top-rated criminal defense and trial attorney, has broad experience and hard won credentials in criminal justice-former Prosecutor, Judge, pro tempore, Administrative Law Judge/Hearings Officer, State House of Representatives Staff Counsel, Military Attorney, Faculty Trial Advocacy, Bar Examiner, Special District Counsel, and most importantly for the past 20+ years as Criminal Defense Counsel-- expertly and successfully defending thousands of clients against charges of domestic violence, assault, driving while under the influence of intoxicants, vehicle assault, sex cases, rape, sexual assault, child molestation, VUCSA, drug cases, criminal traffic cases, misdemeanor charges, arson, theft, burglary, weapons, fraud, economic crime unit (white collar), special assault unit, special operations unit, most dangerous offender program, co-counsel Homicide cases, and more . . .
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"Gene Piculell . . . a great attorney." Former Client
"A Truly Awesome Litigator." Former Client
" . . . very impressed with your credentials, sterling professional reputation, and, more importantly outstanding results . . . "
"Best Attorney. Gene is a excellent lawyer he helped my brother twice and when I needed help with a situation I didn't hesitate to ask him to help me out. I called at 10 am and he was able to start working on the case at 1 pm. He keeps you updated and makes sure you fully understand something before he moves on. He has put his clients first to let them know to contact him anytime if anything comes up. Even though I hope I never need him again if I do He will be the ONLY person I call." Former Client
"I was charged with a major sex offense-he got it reduced to a misdemeanor. Highly recommend his office." Former Client
“Thank you! I greatly appreciate your swimming against the stream for me. Your character is inspiring & again greatly appreciated. Thank you.! Former Client
"Thank you so much for all that you've done for me Gene. The amount of appreciation we have towards you, your kindness, and hard work is immeasurable and we are forever grateful for everything you've done. " Former Client.
“Great Job-assisted me throughout the case-answered all my questions throughout-we went to trial today and got a not-guilty verdict!!! It doesn’t get much better than that. Hire him.” Former Client
“Gene is a force to be reckoned with. He represented me in a felony drug case where there was an abundance of evidence against me, including two witnesses for the state. Gene won the confidence of the jury and outshined the prosecutor in every instance resulting in a not guilty verdict. My whole family is indebted to him and my mother still compares his courtroom demeanor as "just like Perry Mason." He is the best!” Former Client
"Thank you for saving my life . . . " Former Client
"Not guilty! Thank you so much!" Former Client
"Thank you Gene. We are grateful for your help with our son legal defense."
"It was not lost on me that other attorneys came into the courtroom to watch your opening arguments in my case. It speaks to your stature as an attorney. Thank you for representing me." Former Client
"I would highly recommend Gene Piculell whenever you may need legal representation in King County on a criminal offense. He was a Godsend for me." Former Client
"Thanks again for all of your assistance, guidance, and help. I would recommend you to anyone who has encountered a situation similar to mine." Former Client
" I have a whole new level of appreciation and admiration for you Counselor Sir." Former Client
"It is nice to have you in our corner. The system can be very intimidating and to have someone who knows it and we can trust helps." Former Client
"Thanks for all your help and time throughout . . . You've been great." Former Client
"Thank you so much for your professionalism and competent help you've provided for me, you are appreciated very much." Former Client
"Hello Gene, I just wanted to let you know that I appreciate everything . . ." Former Client
"I want to thank you again for all your work that you did for us." Former Client
"Thanks Gene we really appreciate all you have done." Former Client
"Thank you for your badass legal work, and if I know of anybody in a tough spot you'll be the first number I give." Former Client
"Thanks for all your efforts." Former Client
“Thank you for representing me.” Former Client
"Case closed! Thank you for all your help. I greatly appreciate it." Former Client
"Gene, thank you for what you did for me . . . " Former Client
"Thank you so much for your services. I will pass your name on." Former Client
"Thank you guys so much [. . . ] God Bless." Former Client
"I just knew you were a good attorney!" Former Client
"I'm free. Thank you very much." Former Client
"Thanks for all the help Gene, means a lot." Former Client
"Gene, thank you again for all your good work Sir. Thank you again." Former Client
"Thanks . . Gene . . . it is greatly appreciated more than you know." Former Client
"I wish you all the best Gene, thank you for what you did for me . . ." Former Client
"Never forgot what you did for me when I made such a mess of things." Former Client
"Thank you Gene! That's AWESOME!!!! Former Client
“Gene is fantastic !!! He just got another case dismissed for me--great guy-the best!” Former Client
“I had a very good experience with Gene. He was very knowledgeable and so was his assistant Kathy. They were friendly and priced fairly. I had a DUI and blew a pretty high number, that got knocked down to reckless driving. Also I ended up having three dwls that got knocked down to in fractions, which is really good. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.” Former Client
"Thank you for always being there-I wish I could do something for you in return---thank you" Former Client
"Thank you!!! I am in your debt . . . " Former Client
"Congratulations once again. WE WON!! . . . . a great job . . . above and beyond . . . " Former Client Civil Counsel Comments
"Thank you for being on my team." Former Client
"Thanks . . . I really appreciate what you do . . . " Former Client
"Thank you for your patience and help Gene, I really appreciate it . . ." Former Client
"I appreciate all the hard work . . . . I know this hasn't been a very easy case . . . I appreciate your hard work in helping me with this life matter." Former Client
"Thank you so much!!!!!" Former Client
"Thank you Gene thank you thank you thank you :) I'll send you the other 56 pages of thank you later :)" Former Client
"Thank you Gene so very much!!" You're the BEST!!" Former Client
"Hey Gene, thanks for everything you've done for me." Former Client
"I am very grateful for your help and services." Former Client
"God Bless you. Thank you so much." Former Client
"You are the only one I trust . . . thank you." Former Client
"Just wanted to let you know how thankful I am for all the work you have done . . . you're good at what you do. I appreciate everything. Thanks Gene." Former Client
"I am grateful for what you have done for my daughter, thank you." Former Client's parent
"Thanks . . . I really appreciate what you do as a friend and as a professional-thanks." Former Client
"You were impressive." Former Client's Spouse
"Worth every penny." Former Client
“You are THE one.” Former Client
"Wow, great news Sir-you were obviously the right man for us at this time. Thank you so much for your effective efforts-amazing work." Former Client's Parent
"Gene, again, great job, we are so thankful to have had you in our corner on this." Former Client's Parent
"Thank you Gene ! . . . sigh of relief . . .. " Former Client's Parent
"Thank you very much for the help and I truly appreciate everything you have done for me." Former Client
"Thank you for your effort." Former Client's Grandparent
"You are the man! You and Kathy are good people. Thank you for helping me with my case." Former Client
"Gene, I just want to say "thank you" for all your help . . .. here's wishing you Happy Holidays, and, again, thank you so much! Former Client
"I appreciate all you've done. Thx u-Thx U-Thx U. :)" Client
"I wanted to let you know that you have been 'the rock' for our family as our son went through this. You've been great. Thank you." Former Client's parent.
"You did very good. Thank you." Former Client
"I appreciate the . . . effort [and] our strategic direction . . . " Former Client
"We were definitely meant to be partners [thru this . . . ]" Former Client
"The Best!" Former Client
"Thank you keeping me out of jail." Former Client
"You did great-thank you for working so hard for me." Former Client
"I trust you . . . a lot." Former Client
" . . . I appreciate your kindness." Former Client
" I would like to share our happiness . . . Carlos was released!!" Former Client
"I will recommend your services not only as a client but as a friend forever." Former Client
" . . . when I was a prosecutor, Mr. Piculell and I squared-off in trial. I thought the case was a slam dunk conviction. I didn't know then what I know now-if Mr. Piculell is your lawyer you stand to drastically improve your chances of NOT GUILTY at trial. He is an exceptional lawyer." Former Prosecutor
"You've always been dead honest with me since the day we met-I appreciate that. You've been thru this with me every step of the way. I appreciate your help." Former Client
"Thank you for getting my case dismissed. You are the best. I will refer anyone to you! Thank you. Former Client
"Gene Piculell is a warrior in the Courtroom . . . experienced and fearless . . . compassion and confidence set him apart from other attorneys . . . if you facing serious criminal charges you need to call Gene." Counsel
"Gene is a most aggressive, fearless, and successful criminal defense attorney . . . His Trial Skills are mesmerizing . . . he is simply the best at what he does . . . if you are looking for a genuine, experienced, trusted attorney that gets the job done, give Gene a call . . he is the 'go-to' guy in Washington." Counsel
" . . .he demonstrates absolute commitment to each client . . . I have seen Mr. Piculell work successfully on numerous high profile cases with national and local attention and scrutiny, and just as importantly on countless defense cases that don't get any media attention at all-but are just as important to him and his clients . . . Gene has tried more cases to jury probably than any licensed attorney I know . . . that is where he makes his reputation-in the courtroom, persuading juries . . . " Counsel
" . . . he is a highly skilled attorney . . . well respected in the legal community . . . "
" . . . incredibly kind, compassionate yet tough on prosecutors . . . . " Counsel
" . . . each client's case is the most important matter . . . rare lawyer that can balance the intricacies of law  with client's interests . . . treated with the utmost respect and professionalism" Counsel
" . . . I'm glad that you were my attorney Gene Thanks Again!"
" . . . in my book he won by getting several charges either dismissed or lowered . . .when Gene approaches courtrooms he is very well known by Judges, attorneys and prosecutors; I even went to Kittitas County and the judge said to me when we were done 'you have a very good attorney.' Former Client
" . . . Mr. Piculell came highly recommended by a friend when my family was in need of legal counsel . . . Mr. Piculell has made himself available around the clock to us . . . I found him to be very knowledgeable, thorough, humble, sincere and compassionate. He has given thought to details, provided multiple options regarding decisions . . . and made us feel at ease throughout the entire process . . . I would highly recommend Mr. Piculell to anyone that is in need of counsel." Former Client
"Thanks so much for everything Gene!"
"We have been extremely pleased with Gene Piculell's service . . . and would highly recommend him to anyone . . . " Former Client
"Gene is an excellent attorney . . . " Counsel
"He was very easy to work with and took the time to answer my questions and calls . . knowledgeable and experienced and it showed . . . " Former Client
"Mr. Piculell and his staff are extremely understanding during very challenging times . . . While Mr. Piculell was handling my case I had 100 percent confidence in his abilities to achieve the best possible outcome . . .the one thing that struck me was his staff's ability to follow up and keep me informed . . . his office was recommended to me by a friend and I was very impressed . . . does an amazing job explaining so individuals can understand and make sound decisions . . utmost respect for Mr. Piculell and his staff . . . " Former Client
"Gene Piculell was excellent in handling my case." Former Client
"Thank you Gene. You are my lawyer for life." Former Client
"Thanks Gene. You are the best." Former Client
"You've helped me and my family a lot. Thank you. Former Client
"Your actions have been clear headed, selfless and valiant . . . such [ ] is rare and deserve unmitigated praise." Former Client
"Thank you for all your hard work on this case." Former Client
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Thousands of Clients Successfully Helped!