Former King County Senior Prosecutor
Rays years as a Senior Deputy Prosecutor in the King County Prosecutors Office have given him the ability to assess and try difficult cases, to know how to work with police, prosecutors and judges, and to know how the system works from the inside.
Ethnic and Cultural Diversity
Ray speaks Spanish and has extensive experience in Mexico and Latin America. He has successfully defended many people of Hispanic origin. He has also represented clients of many other nationalities and ethnic backgrounds, including Arab, Caribbean, Chinese, East African, Filipino, French, Greek, Indian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Pacific Islander, Palestinian, Romanian, Russian, Sikh, Turk and Ukrainian.
What Clients Say
"Your legal services were reasonable in fee and outstanding in effect. You protected my son with not only great and effective legal judgment but you also cared about him as a person. Now 10 years later he is well on the way to being an upstanding citizen I am proud of." (read more)
Over 25 Years in Criminal Law
Ray has extensive trial experience over 100 felony jury trials -- and has handled all types of cases in most courts in Western Washington in over 25 years as a criminal lawyer, including over 17 years as a criminal defense attorney. He is an effective advocate in the courtroom and has also successfully persuaded prosecutors to dismiss or reduce cases against many of his clients before trial.
Ray represents both adult and juvenile clients in felony and misdemeanor cases at all stages, both before and after criminal charges are filed. His practice emphasizes crimes of violence and includes defense of the following: