The Right Experience
For What You’re Facing

Accused of a crime? Mistreated by your employer? Abused by the police?

I am attorney Bob Butler. For nearly three decades, I have been standing up for the rights of people of Whatcom County. I intentionally limit my practice to criminal law, employment and civil rights cases to be a more powerful advocate for my clients. Put my focused experience and solid reputation to work for you.

Serving Bellingham And Northwest Washington For Over 25 Years

A Vigorous Defense And Holistic Approach

The Law Office of Robert D. Butler is equipped for defense against serious felony charges, from drug crimes and sex offenses to assault and violent crimes. I have tried hundreds of cases in state and federal courts, and I’ve been selected to the Super Lawyers list for the past 10 years as a top-rated criminal defense lawyer. You can count on me for skilled and aggressive representation no matter what the charges.

My concern doesn’t end with getting you out of your present legal jam. I work to get my clients the services and support they need – such as mental health counseling or treatment for addictions – to improve their lives and avoid future legal trouble. I get many referrals from past clients because of my compassion for their predicament and the favorable results I achieved.

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Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Employment Law For Employees

Civil Rights & Police Misconduct

Fighting To Right The Wrongs

I help ordinary people pursue justice for violations of their civil rights or employment rights. It can be daunting to sue the government or bring a claim against your employer. I am an experienced trial lawyer who is not afraid to take on powerful entities. Let me be your voice and your shield as we seek compensation for unpaid overtime, workplace discrimination or harassment, or injuries from police brutality.

Knowledge Is Power. I Know Your Rights.

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