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Nadine Bertman

Nadine Bertman

Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Assault, DUI, Juvenile Law
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Washington
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Summary

Nadine Bertman is a criminal defense attorney in Seattle, Washington. She is a managing attorney at Beckwith Law.

At Avvo.com she is rated a 10/10 and has over 50 client reviews. Nadine is accessible to clients and has a history of generating favorable outcomes in difficult cases.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Available by phone and in person by appointment.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AMEX Checks, Cash
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat fee pricing. Short term payment plans are offered.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Beckwith Law
- Current
Private practice criminal defense and DUI lawyer.
Attorney, Misdemeanor Unit
Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel, Tacoma, Washington Attorney, Misdemeanor Unit
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Advocated for clients at arraignments, pretrial, readiness hearings, trial and review hearings. Managed a full misdemeanor case load. Negotiated plea agreements, continuances and alternative resolutions. Interviewed and counseled clients.
Rule 9 Intern
Pierce County Department of Assigned Counsel, Tacoma, Washington
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Researched and prepared arguments for civil contempt hearings. Advocated for clients in daily court hearings. Interviewed and counseled clients regarding case proceedings and strategy.
Rule 9 Intern
Seattle University School of Law Ronald A. Peterson Clinic Youth Advocacy Clinic
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Represented clients and argued in court for Arraignment/First Appearance and Detention Review hearings. Interviewed and counseled clients regarding trial strategy. Negotiated plea agreements, continuances, and alternative resolutions with prosecuting attorneys. Advocated for alternative resolution of clients' charges through negotiation with probation officer and social service provider. Practiced trial advocacy skills in a mock suppression hearing, including opening and closing argument, direct and cross examination, and entering exhibits into evidence. Drafted extensive legal memoranda on juvenile prostitution.
Law Clerk
Moran Wong & Keller, PLLC
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Assisted 4 attorneys in preparation for trial, motions, depositions, mediation and arbitration. Drafted motions, declarations, orders, and answered discovery requests. Prepared outgoing discovery, including drafting requests for production, subpoenas, and deposition notices. Filed court documents in King, Snohomish, Pierce and Kitsap Counties. Researched and prepared memoranda regarding personal injury, maritime and contract disputes.
Education
Seattle University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Juris Doctor cum laude, CALI Award for Highest Grade in Online Advanced Legal Research
Activities: Completion of Representing Limited English Proficient Clients Training
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Awards
Top 40 Under 40 Criminal Defense Lawyers
The American Society of Legal Advocates
Criminal Law 10 Best
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Washington Defender Association
Member
- Current
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Tacoma Pierce Bar Association
Member
- Current
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King County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Washington State Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town
WSBA NW Sidebar
Speaking Engagements
Legal Interviewing, CPD Mock Interview Program, Seattle
Seattle University School of Law
Certifications
Federal Court
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Websites & Blogs
Website
Seattle Criminal Law
Blog
Beckwith DV Law |
Contact & Map
101 Yesler Way, Suite 603
Seattle, WA 98104
USA
Telephone: (206) 855-3964