About Sharon L. Fields
Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney. 25 years experience. Former Prosecutor. Aggressive and Compassionate. Flat fee.
Sharon Fields has been practicing Criminal Law for over 25 years. She has been successful in countless cases where clients have been suspected of or charged with a crime. Ms. Fields has earned an excellent reputation for protecting clients’ constitutional rights and providing a thorough, thoughtful defense. She knows “the system,” and gets outstanding results for her clients. With experience on both sides: as a prosecutor and now as a criminal defense attorney, Ms. Fields is who you want in your corner to handle everything from speeding tickets to homicide.
In 1996, Sharon began her career as a public defender for juveniles in Salt Lake County, Utah. In 2000, she was appointed as an Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Salt Lake where she handled hundreds of DUI’s, domestic violence cases, and business corruption cases in the Utah State District Court. In 2001, Ms. Fields was recruited to work as a Deputy District Attorney for the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office. She also worked on various felony specialty teams, including the Gang Team, Drug Enforcement Team, and Major Felony Team. Sharon was next chosen as a trial attorney for Sex Charges on the Special Victim’s Unit – Adult and Child Sexual Assault Prosecution.
In 2005, Sharon Fields relocated to Washington state where she was appointed as a Senior Deputy (Felony) Prosecuting Attorney in the Whatcom County Prosecutor’s Attorney’s Office in Bellingham, Washington. As a defense attorney and prosecutor, she has managed hundreds of felony cases including cases of homicide, rape, child sexual molestation, and aggravated assault, and thousands of misdemeanor and juvenile cases over the years.
In 2010, Sharon Fields established Fields Law Office. She has also served as the Skagit County Bar president and served as Judge Pro Tempore for Snohomish County District Court. She is a well-known advocate in Skagit County and continues to build a reputation for building an aggressive defense as well as great attorney-client relationships.
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- Consultation for legal information and advice
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- Representing clients in court
- Negotiate a settlement
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Average hourly rates of Sharon L. Fields attorney for Criminal Defense cases are around $400
|Type of Case
||How much do lawyers charge?
||Average rates in 2022
For those, who have been accused of committing a crime.
|Hourly fees are the most common||$150 - $1100|
|DUI & DWI Law
DWI usually signals higher levels of intoxication than DUI..
|Flat Fee (no trial) $900 to $5,000.||$100 to $700|
|* The above hourly rates and contingency fees are estimates only and are subject to change. Please contact Sharon L. Fields for rates valid on 02/01/2023.|
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Criminal Defense - explanation
A criminal defense lawyer is responsible for defending individuals, organizations, and entities who are charged with a crime. The right criminal defense attorney fulfills many important roles during the course of a criminal case and can mean the difference between keeping your record clear and staying out of jail, and conviction. To find the most skilled criminal defense attorney near you, you can go through our list of criminal law firms in your area. We will not lie to you. Finding a reliable "criminal lawyer" is not easy. In addition to reviews written by clients, it is good to ask family members or friends about their opinions and experiences. Always check that your preferred lawyer is trustworthy and has a "clean register" without misdemeanors and disciplinary proceedings. The researching attorney discipline can be done both on our website (ask for it in the lawyer's profile) or on the website of the Bar Association (PDF list).
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- Monday => 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
- Tuesday => 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
- Wednesday => 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
- Thursday => 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
- Friday => 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
- Saturday => By appointment
- Sunday => By appointment
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