Our Practice Focuses on Representing People Accused of  Crimes in Washington State and Federal Courts

I met Emily Gause during the worst period of my life. She represented my husband who was being charged with 8 counts of bank robbery. I wanted to find someone that would believe in his case and really fight for not only my husband’s life, but mine and my young son’s as well. When I met Mrs. Gause she was very polite and friendly and she also had a deep passion and ambition that many attorneys don’t have. She was always professional and prompt, but what meant the most to me was that she actually cared about the outcome of his case. I’ve never met an attorney that literally got tears in her eyes when we were sharing our story with her. In a time when everything is falling apart, to have someone fighting for you that truly cares, is a very rare thing.
— A family member of a criminal defense client

The very best I could have hoped for.
Emily was an absolute godsend to me in a nightmare situation. She expertly handled all aspects of my case professionally and with a great deal of compassion. Since I had never been through a legal situation before, she helped me understand the process and she was a tenacious advocate for my innocence. The result was no charges filed and absolutely nothing on my record. She is highly respected by all levels of the legal profession from judges, prosecutors, detectives, and police. If you are looking to hire an attorney, she is definitely worth every single penny. I couldn’t have asked for a better legal counselor. Thank you, Emily. You are amazing.
— 5 Stars, Avvo



"I've never been a prosecutor.  I never will be. 

From the moment I decided that I would become a lawyer, I knew I would practice criminal defense - and only criminal defense.

I've been handling high-profile, serious felony cases across Washington state for my entire career. I’ve appeared in 22 counties in state superior courts, and represented clients in all five United States District Courts in Washington.  I’ve handled hundreds of felony cases in state and federal courts, and I’ve obtained impressive victories for my clients from shoplifting to murder cases.  

If you or a loved one are charged with a serious crime, you can trust our experience."

Emily Gause

Gause Law Offices

Highly Recommended!!!
I was in great need of thorough and skilled attorney to seal my Juvenile record. Ms. Gause was exactly that!!! I couldn’t be more pleased with the level of expertise and command of the court room she had.
She’s a fighter and a winner. Best of the best!
— 5 Stars, Avvo

Fantastic attorney.
I can’t recommend Emily Gause highly enough. She is a compassionate, dedicated, and tough lawyer who always fights for her clients. If you’re facing tough criminal charges, there is no better attorney than Emily to help you in your time of need.
— 5 Stars, Avvo

Our practice focuses on

  • Assault
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Rape
  • Child Molestation
  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Drug Crimes/VUCSA
  • Complex Drug Conspiracies
  • Firearms Charges / 18 U.S.C. 924(c)
  • Child Pornography
  • White Collar Crime
  • Selling Counterfeit Goods
  • Petitions for Review
  • Personal Restraint Petitions
  • Vacating a criminal conviction
  • Sealing a criminal record
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Restoring gun rights
  • Sex offender registration removal
  • Someone called the police and accused you of a crime
  • You were arrested, but charges have not yet been filed
  • Police asked you to submit to an interview (interrogation)
  • You have questions about potential criminal liability

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