Vancouver Criminal Defense Attorney

Successful Criminal Defense Lawyer Protecting the Rights of Vancouver Residents

Being charged with a criminal offense can be overwhelming. Most individuals do not understand the legal process or the ensuing penalties if convicted of a crime. Each person needs legal assistance to ensure the best possible outcome for his/her case. James is dedicated to his Vancouver clients and knowledgeable about criminal law and the criminal process.


Even some first offenses require a jail sentence such as DUI. Criminal conviction can jeopardize your employment and employment opportunities. Mr. Mayhew will work hard for you to obtain the best possible outcome in your case.

Domestic Violence

Being accused of an act of domestic violence can have far-reaching emotional and criminal repercussions. Even if charges are dismissed, you may face stigma and a negative impact on your reputation. James will help you navigate this stressful situation as diplomatically as possible so as to set you back on the right path.

Drug Crimes

Drug crimes in the state of Washington can carry serious consequences. Mr. Mayhew’s approach is to separate fact from sensationalism and work to get you the best deal possible. He will look at the method through which you were apprehended, the procedures the arresting officers used and how evidence was collected. Together, you will devise a plan with the best possibility for dismissal or reduction.


Attorney James Mayhew can provide the needed legal assistance in all criminal matters. Mr. Mayhew is experienced and effective. He has personally represented his clients in over 100 misdemeanor felony trials with positive results. After meeting with the accused person, Mr. Mayhew investigates the case thoroughly to determine if there are grounds for dismissal of the charges including illegal search and seizure. Another option for a resolution of a criminal case is through negotiations with the prosecutor to reduce or dismiss the charges.

Don’t Face This Alone — Get Help

The worst thing you can do following a criminal charge is to take a relaxed approach to fighting for your rights. Attorney James Mayhew has over 25 years’ experience defending the rights of the accused and will give your case his full focus and attention. Do not gamble with your freedom, call today.

Attorney James Mayhew takes pride in protecting the freedoms afforded to all Americans. If you are currently facing criminal charges, you need an effective lawyer to ensure your due process is respected. Time is of the essence when it comes to criminal defense, so contact our Vancouver office today at (360) 699-6317. Consultations are free — call now.