Andrea Robertson

Andy's accomplishments include:

* Designated a "Super Lawyer" via Thomson Reuters, 2014-2018, 2020. 

* Repeatedly designated a "Rising Star in Washington Law" by Washington Law & Politics, from 2004 - 2013.

* Part-time Lecturer on Trial Advocacy for University of Washington School of Law : 2016 - present; Guest speaker 2014 - 2016.

* Featured speaker at statewide seminars: Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Washington Defender Association, Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice.

* 2004 Warrior Graduate of the nationally recognized Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, Wyoming.

* Featured speaker at multiple seminars in Washington regarding trial techniques, presenting to members of criminal defense bar.

* Featured speaker on multiple occasions at WFCJ's yearly "Defending DUIs" seminar, presenting techniques to over 300 attorneys from across the State of Washington.

* Elected member of the Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice.

* Co-VP of Professional Development and Events for Washington Women Lawyers, 2005-2007.

* Appointed to the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association Criminal Law Section; 2002-2004.

* Elected Trustee of the Young Lawyer's Division of the King County Bar Association; 2002-2005.

* Published articles on criminal law in Washington Defense and Trial News magazines, as well as the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

* Testified regarding impact of DUI related legislation before the Washington State House Judiciary Committee.

* Recipient of certificate from University of Washington Extension programs in Forensics.

* University of Washington Law School Moot Court Honor Board.

* Nominated to the National Order of Barristers.

* Associate Attorney for the respected criminal defense firm of Fox, Bowman & Duarte; 2002-2006.

* Member of Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Washington State Bar Association.

Recent Blog Posts


  • Personal letter sent by a DUI client, May 2012

    Andy, I wanted to thank you for doing such a fabulous job on my case. It went on longer than I had hoped, but you did such a great job reassuring me, answering my questions, and making me feel as comfortable as possible all along the way. I had many lawyers to choose from, and I met with a few…bu...
  • Excellent lawyer, incredible person

    As a photographer, I sometimes find myself in tense situations. On May 1st, 2012, I was arrested while taking photos for Real Change during an Anti-Police Brutality march in downtown Seattle. My wife found Andy and she agreed to represent me. Falsely arrested for assault, I was extremely worried ...
  • Ms. Robertson - A breath of fresh air in a very predatory profession!

    I ventured into the world of the leagal profession for first time recently. I dealt with 4 other lawyers through this painfull process. Ms. Robertson was the only one I felt cared more about me and my situation than her fees. I have nothing but respect and appreciation for the way she handled my ...
  • Andrea is the best !!!!!!

    Andrea is simply the most caring, understanding, and professional lawyer in Seattle. I can't express what she has done for me, tireless effort and expertise has yielded the best possible outcome and I am forever greatful for her representation. Best attorney ever !!!!
  • HIGHLY Recommend!

    Andy is an extraordinary lawyer. She helped me through my legal challenge, and the result was a dismissal of the charge. I'd highly recommend Andy to anyone facing legal difficulties (including my own family and friends). She's professional, compassionate, thorough, tactful and dynamic. I can't s...
  • Exceeded my highest expectations

    I retained Ms. Robertson's services for a DUI after nearly deciding to represent myself in the matter due to having bad experiences with representation for all 4 of my priors. Because of these experiences, I was accustomed to being left in the dark by attorneys and represented with minimal effort...

    Andy represented me after I was charged with DUI and I cannot speak more highly of her abilities as an attorney. The outcome was a significantly reduced charge from DUI, I believe the most favorable outcome I could have hoped for. But in addition to this, she was very empathetic, responsive, avai...
  • Criminal Defense

    Ms. Robertson is absolutely detailed oriented, organized and knowledgeable. She worked many angles and was always prepared in our meetings from the first time I met her to the dismissal of my case. She referred to me by several lawyers when I reached out to seek referrals and she is well rega...
  • Simply Brilliant

    I first met Andy over a decade ago when I was a clerk for a judge that handled mostly DUI and minor criminal offenses. As a clerk, I was exposed to the best DUI attorneys the state of Washington has to offer. Recently, when I was faced with having to hire an attorney to represent me in a DUI case...
  • Could not have asked for more

    Andy was an unexpected light during a time when I needed it most. She was supportive, knowledgable and willing to go to make the extra effort to look at my case from all angles. She is a sincere listener and an intense fighter. You definitely want her on your side. I could not have asked for a be...
  • Best lawyer in Seattle or anywhere

    It was our pleasure to find Mrs. Robertson on the Internet and work with her in Seattle. We've used many lawyers in the past but she surpassed all our expectations and settled our matter in a week! Her pleasant attitude and intelligent focus of the case concluded in all parties satisfied with the...
  • Awesome Advocate

    I cannot imagine a more effective legal counsel than Andy. She was frank, strategic, respectful, non-judgmental, and ALWAYS focused on my best interests. She demonstrated an expertise that filled me with confidence, and provided a surprising level of relative comfort that, with her at the helm, t...
  • No need to shop around for lawyers. Andy is the one you need.

    I would highly recommend Andy Robertson as a DUI defense attorney. Without having much experience with attorneys, I expected her to be merely someone who would represent me in the courtroom. However, I couldn’t have been more wrong. She was empathetic, understanding, and I really felt she was an ...

    If we had a choice to pick infinity number of stars, I would give Andy that on this rating. My case was a very tough one. Charged with DUI with an accident involved , BAC was 0.24! I don't want to go into too much detail, but my case ended with unbelievable results. I was actually referred by a f...
  • Professional and Courteous

    I was referred to Andy by a professional contact who held her in high regard and after my case, I would refer her to anyone in a heartbeat. Throughout my case, Andy was always available (even replying to emails at three in the morning) and was always willing to dedicate her time to help me with a...
  • Highly Recommend for DUI defense; both DOL and Criminal

    Andy Robertson represented me in my DUI hearings for both the DOL and for my criminal case. She worked arduously on both and was able to negotiate having my charges reduced to Reckless Driving as well as lessened fines associated with my plea. Andy kept me informed throughout the process and allo...

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Andy Robertson has a proven track record of creative and effective advocacy for clients facing criminal charges throughout the state of Washington. Ryan Robertson's practice focuses exclusively on high-quality creative appellate representation in criminal and administrative matters, as well as expungements, vacation of records, and petitions to seal.