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Criminal Defense


For most clients and their families, being accused of a crime is a new and stressful experience. Butler Beschen Law PLLC has been providing legal services to the Bellingham and Whatcom County area in Criminal Defense for over 25 years. Our office strives to provide clients with a relationship that is informative, engaging, and representation that is handled fully, competently, and efficiently. We want you to be assured that your case will be handled with your utmost best interest in mind and that you will be in good hands from the moment you step into our office.

  • Free Consultations*

    If you are being investigated or have been charged with a crime you need someone to represent your interests. Call us today at (360)734-3448 to speak with an attorney.
  • Meet the Team

    Butler Beschen Law, PLLC is one of the leading criminal defense, employment law and litigation firms servicing the Pacific Northwest, representing clients in both State and Federal Courts.
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    Robert Butler regularly appears on KGMI to discuss current events relating to individuals civil rights, police misconduct, and issues faced by employees.
*For Individuals Facing Criminal Charges

Latest News & Publications


Can Police Search My Cell Phone Without Permission?

In courts across the United States, the government and defense attorneys are battling it out to determine whether police can conduct cell phone searches for evidence, without seeking a search warrant. Why are cops interested in my cell phone data? Most of …


Send a care-package to someone in Whatcom County Jail

Whatcom County Jail offers you a way to send care-packs to an inmate.  The “iCare” packages available include various food packs (Chips, Candy, Burgers, Snacks, ect.) as well as stationary to allow your friend or family member to write and stay connected …


DUI Checkpoint

A Youtube video (4th of July DUI Checkpoint) posted by a Tennessee man has some questioning what their rights are when pulled over at a DUI checkpoint. A DUI checkpoint is a location where police officers set up stations to check …


Employee Drug Testing After I-502

On December 6, 2012 recreational marijuana will be legal in Washington State for those 21 years and older. All criminal penalties for possession of one ounce of marijuana or less will be eliminated. Despite this change in the State law, …


Vacating Your Criminal Record

Recently we’ve had many clients inquiring about clearing their old criminal records. These individuals have been experiencing difficulty crossing the Canadian / United States border, obtaining professional licenses, getting approved for a Nexus pass, or getting hired for a new …

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