Washington County DWI Lawyer
Washington County is on the eastern side of the Twin Cities metro area, bordering Wisconsin, with its county seat in Stillwater. The Washington County Courthouse is at 14949 62nd Street North in Stillwater. Washington County includes the cities of Afton, Bayport, Birchwood Village, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Forest Lake, Grant, Hugo, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland, Landfall, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, Newport, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Pine Springs, Scandia, St. Marys Point, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, Willernie, White Bear Lake and Woodbury.
Many prosecutors represent the state on misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor DWI cases in these municipalities. Each prosecuting office has its own policies when it comes to offering plea bargains and spending resources on prosecuting DWI matters to their fullest extent.
Derek A. Patrin handles all Washington County matters for our office and has 10-plus years’ experience representing DWI defendants in the county. Our office has handled hundreds of DWI and test refusal matters in Washington County, and Derek is in court in Washington County several times per month. Our office has appeared in front of every judge in the county and has handled multiple cases against every city attorney in the county. The judge you face will play a major role in the outcome of a contested hearing or a plea agreement. We know all of the judges, including the ones to avoid.