Pewitt Law Group, PLLC
Sheri Pewitt

Pewitt Law Group, PLLC

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Sheri Pewitt 720 Third Avenue, Suite 2015, Seattle , WA 98104

Background and Experience

Attorney Sheri Pewitt has devoted her legal career to defending individuals accused of crimes and has represented hundreds of people in district and superior court. She is especially passionate about ensuring that individual constitutional rights are protected, honored and not violated by public officials. She has significant experience defending DUIs and other criminal traffic violations, domestic violence, serious crimes and misdemeanor charges.

Ms. Pewitt founded Pewitt Law, PLLC, after working as a Snohomish County Public Defender for several years. During her tenure as a public defender, Attorney Pewitt handled hundreds of cases through all phases of the criminal process, from arraignments through motions and trials. Ms. Pewitt has earned a reputation as a strong courtroom presence who vigorously advocates for her clients using her significant court room experience and specialized legal training.

Ms. Pewitt developed her passion for criminal defense and decided to attend law school after serving as a juror in King County Superior Court Judge McDermott's court room. During law school, Ms. Pewitt worked as a Legal Extern for Judge McDermott, a Rule 9 Attorney for Snohomish County Public Defender Association and as a Law Clerk in the Sexually Violent Predator Unit at the Washington State Attorney General's Office.

Ms. Pewitt graduated magna cum laude from the Seattle University School of Law and represented Seattle University as a member of its National Moot Court Team. Ms. Pewitt also represented Seattle University School of Law at regional negotiation and client counseling competitions after finishing first in both university level competitions. She served as a member of Seattle University's Alternative Dispute Resolution Board, creating opportunities for students to increase awareness and use of alternative dispute resolution. Ms. Pewitt received her B.A. from Washington State University and earned her M.B.A. from the University of Washington. Prior to attending law school, she worked in business, cross cultural training and international marketing.

Ms. Pewitt is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, Gerry Spence Trial College, Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Washington Defender Association, Washington State Bar Association, King County Bar Association and Citizen's for Judicial Excellence.

Washington, 2009
Seattle University School of Law, JD - Juris Doctor, 2008
University of Washington, MBA - Master of Business Administration, 1994
Certificate of Completion, Defending DUI’s Winter Session, CA, National College of DUI Defense
Certificate of Completion - Incarceration and Alternatives, Citizens for Judicial Excellence
Investigations in a Digital Age, Washington Defender Association
Certificate of Completion Marijuana Law, Washington State Bar Association
Training for service as pro tem judge - district/municipal court, Washington State Bar Association
Certificate of Completion Defending DUIs in WA, Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice
Kings County Bar Association
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College
National College of DUI Defense
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Washington Defender Association
Washington State Bar Association
Pewitt Law Group, PLLC

Sheri Pewitt
Sheri Pewitt 720 Third Avenue, Suite 2015
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 941-0009

Listing last updated: June 29, 2016 at 10:19 am
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