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Practice Overview

"I represent clients in every level of the Washington State court system. The corner stone of my success is the quality relationship that I maintain with clients. Clients are treated with integrity and respect for their needs, goals, and objectives. I focus on intelligent legal representation and pledge to listen to and communicate with clients. I use the latest technology and cost effective methods to provide services in a professional and friendly atmosphere." -TLS

The Law Office of Terry L. Smith, PLLC is a general litigation practice that represents clients in a variety of criminal and civil matters including;



  • Child Support Modifications
  • Parenting Plan
  • Alimony
  • Restraining Order
  • Agreed Upon or Contested Divorce


  • Rental Agreements
  • Evictions

Personal Injury:

  • Car Accidents

Estate Planning:

  • Wills
  • Health Care Directives
  • Living Wills
  • Power of Attorney
  • Guardianships

Criminal Law

"Successful Trial Lawyer Serving All of Your Legal Needs." -TLS

Terry L. Smith has aggressively defended persons charged with all types of crimes and has had two felony cases dismissed in the last year. After spending several years serving clients in Island County and the greater Puget Sound area, Terry Smith has developed through experience and education the skills necessary to assist you with all your legal needs.

If you have been charged with a crime, the process can be extremely overwhelming and very stressful. You will be faced with many decisions and consequences. It is always a good feeling to have someone on your side that can explain it all to you in a way that you will understand. After receiving a criminal citation you may be faced with many things you will not understand from fines, to loss of employment, trials, and potential jail sentences. These cases can be emotionally overwhelming and are very hard for one to deal with on their own. Without exceptional representation, the effects of criminal prosecution or a criminal record can have long term damaging consequences.

Having an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side from the beginning of a criminal case makes a substantial difference in the outcome of your situation. Call us as soon as you think you may be charged with a crime. Don't wait; we have gotten numerous prosecutors to not file charges at all. Once we are hired we can make your court appearances for you.

Terry has had a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony criminal experience and has represented clients in areas including:

Driving Under the Influence

Terry represents more people charged with this offense and has done more DUI trials in Island County than anyone. It is important to protect your rights, once hired; Terry will ensure that you don't have to face consequences on your own.

When it comes to DUI's there is a lot to understand. The elements of a crime are often extremely technical and require an attorney who is not merely familiar with DUI's, but actually focuses on handling them. A conviction or plea of guilty can result in suspension of your license, jail time, ignition interlock device, counseling or treatment, and mandatory high-risk vehicle insurance.

There are two basic parts in understanding a DUI charge; the Criminal Case and the Department of Licensing. Terry will handle both of these for you, to make sure that you get the best representation possible. Make sure you call the office of Terry L. Smith today so you can speak to an attorney that will look out for you and your best interests.

The consequences of a DUI can be life changing, it is important to hire someone who understands what you are going through, and can explain it to you accurately. Terry will help you get the facts straight and the consequences minimized.

Terry L. Smith takes on the most DUI cases in Island County.
Terry is who you want on your side.

Other Criminal Offenses that Terry represents people on are:

Domestic Violence:

  • Assault
  • Violation of No Contact Order
  • Malicious Mischief
  • Interfering with Reporting


Probation Violations


Alcohol/Drug Offenses:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Minor in Possession

All other types of Criminal Offenses!

Early representation is critical in defending your rights. Call our office today so we can get you scheduled for a consultation and heading in the right direction.

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