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Law Office of Mark A. Chmelewski, PS
Mark A. Chmelewski

410 North Pine Street
Ellensburg WA 98926
(509) 933-1529

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Law Office of Mark A. Chmelewski, PS


Mr. Chmelewski has been practicing criminal law in Washington State for nearly 20 years.
  • His relevant education, training and extensive experience include:
  • 1990 Admitted to practice - Washington
  • 1991 Admitted to practice - United States District Court - Western District of Washington
  • 1992 Admitted to practice - United States District Court - Eastern District of Washington
  • 1995 - Certificate of Appreciation - Washington State Bar Association Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section
  • 1996 - to present - Maintain a private criminal law practice representing clients charged with Felonies, Gross Misdemeanor, Misdemeanor and Traffic Infractions throughout Washington State.
  • Five years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Kittitas County
  • Eight years as Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Cle Elum, Washington
  • Ten years as Municipal Court Judge - City of Kittitas
  • Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem in the Upper and Lower Kittitas County District Courts
  • Twice attended the National Judicial College - Reno, Nevada As an experienced Judge,
  • Prosecuting Attorney and Defense Attorney,
Mr. Chmelewski is keenly aware of how your case immediately affects you and most importantly, the potential long term collateral consequences of your case. He will vigorously protect and defend your rights. Please call Mr. Chmelewski for a free initial confidential consultation to discuss your case,  your rights and options at 509-933-1529.

Please Call: 509-933-1529

Please Call: 509-933-1529

About Mr. Chmelewski

Mr. Chmelewski has been practicing criminal law in Washington State for nearly 20 years.
  • His relevant education, training and extensive experience include:
  • 1990 Admitted to practice - Washington
  • 1991 Admitted to practice - United States District Court - Western District of Washington
  • 1992 Admitted to practice - United States District Court - Eastern District of Washington
  • 1995 - Certificate of Appreciation - Washington State Bar Association Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section
  • 1996 - to present - Maintain a private criminal law practice representing clients charged with Felonies, Gross Misdemeanor, Misdemeanor and Traffic Infractions throughout Washington State.
  • Five years as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Kittitas County
  • Eight years as Prosecuting Attorney for the City of Cle Elum, Washington
  • Ten years as Municipal Court Judge - City of Kittitas
  • Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem in the Upper and Lower Kittitas County District Courts
  • Twice attended the National Judicial College - Reno, Nevada As an experienced Judge,
  • Prosecuting Attorney and Defense Attorney,
Mr. Chmelewski is keenly aware of how your case immediately affects you and most importantly, the potential long term collateral consequences of your case. He will vigorously protect and defend your rights. Please call Mr. Chmelewski for a free initial confidential consultation to discuss your case,  your rights and options at 509-933-1529.

Services

Being charged with a crime can affect your liberty, your employment, your finances, your family, your right to possess firearms, the status of your driver's license and your right to vote. Some of these consequences can affect your life for years to come.
Mr. Chmelewski, an experienced criminal defense Attorney is available to represent clients on the following types of cases to protect and defend your rights and freedom.
Felonies - Class A, B, C Gross Misdemeanors - Up to 1 year in jail and/or $5,000.00 fine Misdemeanors - Up to 90 days in jail and/or $1000.00 fine
DUI - Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs. Physical Control
DOL Administrative Hearings Minor DUI Hit and Run - Attended or Unattended MIP/C - Minor in Possession/Consumption of Intoxicating Liquor BUI - Boating while intoxicated Reckless Driving Negligent Driving - 1st Degree Fish and Wildlife game cases Assault - 1st , 2nd and 3rd Degree - Domestic Violence designation DWLS/R - Driving while suspended/revoked - 1st , 2nd and 3rd Degree. Theft - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Degrees Malicious Mischief - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Degrees Hunting and Fishing violations Juvenile criminal cases in Superior Courts CDL violations Possession of Marijuana Use of Drug Paraphernalia Felony Drug Offenses

All Traffic Infractions If you are arrested for a crime, be polite, courteous and provide law enforcement with your name, address and other preliminary information. Our Federal and State constitutions afford you constitutional protections. Exercise your constitutional rights. Tell the officer clearly and unequivocally that you wish to consult with an Attorney. Do not answer any questions without consulting with an Attorney. Exercise your right to consult with an Attorney. You have a right to remain silent. Make no admissions or explanations concerning the basis for your stop, arrest or infraction. Exercise your right to remain silent. Once cited you will have many questions and concerns about your case, your rights and options.

It is often in your best interest to retain counsel as soon as possible after your alleged violation - please feel free to promptly call the Law Office of: Mark A. Chmelewski, PS - for your initial confidential consultation.

Testimonials

Retaining an Attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, call Mr. Chmelewski and speak with him about his education, training, experience and qualifications
Client comments 1
" I wanted to write a thank you letter to let you know how much I appreciate all the hard work and time you have put into my case. You have gone above and   beyond in helping me. I really appreciate it. Thank you very much."
WKM

Client comments 2
" I am so pleased that you were successful in contesting the traffic ticket for me. I want to thank you, I appreciate the effort you made on my behalf"
DK

Client comments 3
" You did a fantastic job representing Michael! On behalf of the entire family... Thank you!"
DW & M

Client comments 4
" I just wanted to say "thank you" for the work you did on my recent traffic court case. I'm obviously very pleased with the outcome, and I thank you for representing me."
SM

Client comments 5
"Just a note to say thanks again for your help with my traffic ticket."
BS

Client comments 6
" I can't thank you enough for all you have done. I feel so confident that you are representing me. Thanks again."
M

Client comments 7
" Thanks for your help Mark, we really appreciate everything you've done"
B & K

Client comments 8
" Mark, thank you for your honesty and your friendship as well as your counsel"
MLA

Client comments 9
" I want to thank you for your personal attention on getting this infraction dismissed. I have no idea how you accomplished it, but "Well Done!"
  I will certainly keep you in mind for future need. Once again thank you for your professional service in handling the matter."
LN

Client comments 10
" Please know that once in awhile one human being can be a miracle and you were that for me. I couldn't say thank you enough"
JMC

Client comments 11
" Thank you for representing me and for the excellent result you obtained. I will certainly contact you and refer other who may need legal advise."
CDL

Client comments 12
" Thank you very much for representing me in this recent investigation. I was able to conduct my life and work confident that you would work hard for my          interest."
JH

Client comments 13
" While a card hardly seems adequate, I wanted to thank you for your help. Teaching means the world to me, and I made a bad decision that would have followed me for the rest of my life. Through your hard work, I now have a second chance. I realize that most people do not receive a chance to wipe the slate clean. I do not take it lightly. I will use this opportunity to continue with my goals and make a difference in the world. Words can not begin to express my gratitude. Thank you for sharing your talents and your time. I am eternally grateful."
CM

Client comments 14
" I want to thank you for your professional servince in representing my matter before the Court. I appreciate your expertise and will pass your name on, should I have the opportunity. Once again, my sincere thanks."
LN

Client comments 15
"Thank you so - so much for being there for us. We really felt like you did your homework. DJ was very impressed with you. I would suggest that you advertise Juvenile law in your ad. I looked and called and asked around, until Mr. ******* suggested you. I called, you responded right away. Thanks again. We'll pass the word along"
CS

Client comment 16
"An expression of sincere appreciation. Many thanks to you."
M, T and D

Client comments 17
" I am writing this letter of thanks to you today in regards to my case. We met before my case was presented. I would like to express my gratitude and really take time to thank you very much for helping me have my charge reduced to an infraction. YOU DID AN OUTSTANDING JOB. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!"
AP

Client comments 18
" Joseph and I would like to thank you for all you did in helping keep his license. You are our hero and we will recommend you to all we know."
CM
JS
Client comment 19
" Thank you for your hard work. You worked your butt off for me. Anyone who needs a good lawyer, I'll send them you way with a high recommendation from me."
B

Client comment 20
" Thank you , you do good work. I wish we would have hired you soon. I will spread the word on your performance."
SS

Client comments 21
" I'm sorry this isn't a formal letter, but I was passing through Ellensburg and was hoping to speak to you in person. I can not thank you enough for your time and dedication to my case. You gave me chance to learn from my mistake without having a criminal record. I couldn't have been more pleased with your professional demeanor and attention. Thank you again."
DSE

Client comments 22
" Re: Case disposition - from the depths of my heart I want to thank you for your effort on my behalf. Through your work the worry over a heavy financial burden has been lightened considerably. I wish I could be there to thank you in person.  I want you to know that your efforts are appreciated. I thank you sincerely."
WHW

Client comments 23
" Thank you so much for all your advice and help in my case. This was the first time I've ever had to do anything like this, but you explained everything in a way that I could understand and it made the whole process a lot less scary.
Believe me, if anyone I know needs any legal help, I will be sure to recommend you. Again, thank you so much for all your help."
D


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