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Leyba Defense PLLC is the Top DUI Lawyer in Seattle

Firm owner, Matthew Leyba, is the highest rated DUI Lawyer in Seattle according to and has been repeatedly named one of the best DWI lawyers in Seattle by both Super Lawyers Magazine & Seattle Met Magazine (an honor less than 2.5% of all Attorneys receive). Additionally, he has been named one of the Top 40 under 40 Washington State criminal defense lawyers by the American Society of Legal Advocates (an honor less than 1.5% of all Lawyers receive).

  • 2012-2016 Named Rising Star in DWI & Criminal Defense by Seattle Met Magazine
  • 2015 Named Top 40 under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyer in Washington

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“Matt was fantastic to work with and helped lay out the steps of the process while keeping me informed along the way. Based on my personal work situation, he helped come up with a strategy for the best outcome. I would highly recommend Matt to anyone!”

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We have a high success rate in getting a DUI charge dismissed or reduced. Check out our results!

Below are just a few examples of our recent successes. To see more click here.

  • Driving under the influence refusal dismissed: Trooper said client failed FSTs and refused breath test.
  • 0.20/.21 breath test Seattle DUI dismissed: Officers said client was severely impaired.
  • DWI refusal NOT GUILTY: Expert DWI officer said failed FSTs and obviously intoxicated. Jury returned not guilty verdict in 10 minutes.
  • 0.15 Seattle DWI/Physical Control NOT Guilty: DWI officer claimed client was drunk and obviously impaired.

Our clients have nothing but positive reviews for Matthew Leyba

Our Seattle DUI law office also has numerous and unmatched positive reviews from former clients detailing their experience with Leyba Defense PLLC and why they would recommend our services as a Seattle DUI Defense Attorney. Here are a few:

  • “Matthew provide excellent service and helped me through the process every step of the way.”
  • “Leyba Defense swiftly and proactively handled my case from day one, and brought it to a very successful conclusion. 
  • “Matthew was able to get my alcohol related driving infraction greatly reduced with minimal time.”

We are the best DUI defense firm in Seattle because we exclusively handle driving while intoxicated related offenses! That’s it.

Our Seattle area DUI law practice is devoted exclusively to representing those accused of DUI offenses throughout Seattle and surrounding Western Washington areas. DWI defense is a very specialized practice involving numerous areas of Seattle law, human physiology, chemistry, and basic physics. Matthew Leyba takes pride in being familiar with every aspect of DUI defense. Our mission is to provide the highest quality legal representation to our Seattle Criminal DWI clients, to protect their Constitutional rights, and to ensure a fair trial from the prosecution.