You deserve a great lawyer who you can trust.
Heather R. Straub offers the knowledge, power, and tenacity to give you the legal advantage in Washington State courts. Headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, Heather R. Straub provides legal advice, criminal defense and litigation services throughout the Pacific Northwest region. Her customers include individuals, families, companies and non-profit organizations facing legal battles in the public and military sectors. If you need an attorney that you can trust to advise you in your legal matters, your first call should be to the The Law Offices of Heather R. Straub.

With nearly a decade of experience and proven results, you can be assured that Ms. Straub will take the most direct route to a solution to your legal situation - even the most complicated of issues. She will fight for your rights passionately while restoring your peace of mind.

Heather R. Straub provides clients with high-quality legal representation and advocacy, particularly focusing on litigation. In addition to criminal defense work, Ms. Straub also handles civil litigation, veteran and military law, and real estate/construction law, landlord/tenant issues, and non-profit law.

You deserve a great lawyer who you can trust. In Tacoma, that lawyer is Heather R. Straub - an experienced litigator with a passion for justice. Call 253-363-9703 for a private consultation today.
Legal Practices Include:

Civil Litigation

Heather Straub works with Tacoma and Seattle-area businesses and individuals facing the prospect of a lawsuit or where litigation has already begun. Ms. Straub is known throughout the Puget Sound region as a tough litigator and experienced trial advocate. Ms. Straub works with her clients to determine the best legal strategy for the situation, whether initiating or defending against a lawsuit, pursuing alternative dispute resolution options, or negotiating a settlement. She represents her clients’ interests through every phase of litigation, including initial demand letters and investigations, filing complaints or answers, discovery motions, depositions, motions for default judgment and summary judgment, jury trials and bench trials – all the way to final resolution of the case. Heather Straub also has specialized training in negotiation, mediation, and arbitration to help her determine whether alternatives to litigation would yield better results, in the context of her client’s goals.

Heather has taken countless cases to trial in municipal, district, and superior courts throughout the region. She has successfully argued several writs and appeals, including before the Washington Court of Appeals (Division One). Most of all, Heather is a tireless advocate for her clients, working above all to ensure that their rights and interests are protected.

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Criminal Defense

Heather R. Straub is an experienced trial attorney who has been in practice for over seven years, including several years as the Attorney at Associated Counsel for the Accused. She has handled a number of jury trials ranging from misdemeanors to serious felony charges.

Ms. Straub is committed to conducting a thorough investigation into the criminal allegation against you and helping you fight for your rights to get the best result for you and your case. She has a reputation for working hard to get the best possible results for her clients, including dismissals, reductions, or “Not Guilty” verdicts wherever possible. As a long-time resident of the Seattle/Tacoma area, she works regularly with the lawyers, judges, and prosecutors in our area courts. She understands how they think and operate, and can use this knowledge to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your legal matter.


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DUI Defense

If you have been arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI) in Washington State, you may be facing jail time, the loss of your driver's license, severe penalties and insurance loss. It goes without saying that this is an extremely serious situation that could affect your lifestyle, your job, your children and spouse, and inevitably, your future.

By choosing the right lawyer with a proven, long-term history of success, you can greatly increase your chances of fines, fees and jail time (sometimes reduced or removed completely). Ms. Straub can advise clients regarding the steps they can take to improve their outcomes in DUI cases.

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Military Servicemembers

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Business Law

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Commercial Litigation

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Real Estate

Heather R. Straub handles all matters related to real estate transactions, from the negotiation of terms to the closing. She is a great lawyer you can trust with your real estate transactions. Ms. Straub represents purchasers, sellers, owners, developers, tenants and lenders in projects involving the development, construction, financing, leasing, sale and purchase of commercial, residential, and multi-family residential real property. From negotiating and preparing purchase and sale agreements to feasibility studies, innovative financing, tax planning, securities compliance and the structuring of ownership entities.

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Construction Law

Lawyers can be trusted legal advisors and litigators for many owners and developers, general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and insurers in many different construction matters, including contract review, mediations, arbitrations, negotiation and, if necessary, litigation. This is where Heather Straub comes in. If you are past the point of negotiation on your construction case, you need an experienced litigator who understands the Construction Defect Code thoroughly, as how to work a construction case to your best advantage. Sometimes you need a tough litigator on your side, and that person is Ms. Straub.

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Non-Profit Law

Non-profit organizations play an very important role in society as they promote charitable, educational, community or other good deeds. While it's easy to decide to start a charitable organization, forming a non-profit corporation is complicated. It requires a lot of paperwork and compliance with different federal, state and local laws. The help of an attorney at the formation state of a non-profit organization can save your organization time, money, and headaches with the IRS.

The Law Offices of Heather R. Straub is proud to represent non-profit corporations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), citizens groups, associations and other public interest organizations. She can help you too.

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