Attorneys at Law
Peter OffenbecherPeter Offenbecher

Peter Offenbecher is a principal in the firm. His practice focuses on criminal defense in federal and state courts. For over 30 years, Peter has provided the highest quality legal representation to clients facing the full spectrum of state and federal criminal charges. Peter provides legal advice to businesses and individuals facing investigations and inquiries from federal and state regulatory agencies, as well as vigorous representation at the trial and appellate stages of the criminal justice system.

Peter is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts in Washington and California. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Peter’s professional activities have included appointment to the Washington Supreme Court Committees on pattern jury instructions and qualifications of lawyers in death penalty cases. Peter has been a frequent presenter on topics of interest to criminal defense lawyers and is an active member of professional organizations, including the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Since 2001, Washington Law and Politics magazine has awarded Peter its “Super Lawyer” designation for white collar criminal defense.

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Areas of Practice

  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Defense of Attorney Discipline Proceedings


  • B.A., Political Economy, awarded summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Colorado College, 1976.
  • Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1976-1977.
  • J.D., Order of the Coif, University of California at Davis School of Law, 1980.