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About Hester Law Group

Decades of Proven Results

For more than five decades, Hester Law Group has fought for our clients’ rights. Whether your case is a serious felony matter or a lawsuit against negligent drivers, abusers, police or government, we are confident in our ability to achieve results. If you were charged with a crime, count on our Tacoma criminal defense lawyers to fight for you.

Call (253) 300-3034 now to schedule your free consultation. You can also contact our firm online.

Past Verdicts

With over 130 years of combined experience, our team understands what it takes to build strong defenses for our clients.

Some of our past results include:

  • Not Guilty verdicts for criminal charges such as murder, assault, sex crimes, theft/embezzlement, DUI, misdemeanors, white-collar crimes, and many others
  • Seven-figure verdicts for civil cases such as premises liability, including criminal acts, negligent building security, negligent design, and maintenance
  • Multimillion-dollar in settlements for auto accidents, wrongful death, serious injuries, rules of road violations, and underinsured motorist claims
  • Multimillion-dollar in settlements for medical negligence cases, including failure to diagnose, improper care, surgery mistakes, negligent techniques, over-medication, drug interaction, etc.
  • Multimillion-dollar in settlements for sex abuse cases against perpetrators, including educators, clergy, health care professionals, scouts, and mentors
  • Settlements for equipment failure including design defects and negligent operation
  • Successful litigation against municipal and government liability, including failure to supervise released felons, escape due to negligence, civil rights, police abuse, and negligent investigation
  • Successful litigation of admiralty cases, including unseaworthiness as cause of injury, injuries at sea, and negligently maintained vessels producing injuries
  • Settlements for accidents and injuries caused by bars or taverns over-serving alcohol to customers
  • Settlements for disabled clients who have been victim of businesses failing to provide legally accessible facilities
  • Settlements for injured pedestrians and cyclists

Free Consultation

We offer a complimentary consultation for all new clients. If you have a legal need and are looking for an assessment of your options, please contact Hester Law Group and let us schedule a time that works best for you.

Call (253) 300-3034 now.

  • Washington Association for Justice
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American Association for Justice
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating

Success Stories

  • If he said he was going to do something he did it. He has integrity.

    “Wayne Fricke is a terrific lawyer who knows the law. The following are only several of many ways Mr. Fricke supported me during my time of crisis: 1. Explained the charges against me in a manner that ...”

    - Former Client
  • He always exceeds expectations.

    “Mr. Fricke has been our family lawyer for about 5 years. He has done an amazing job representing my family and I. He always exceeds expectations and informs us on everything going on.”

    - Jen
  • He, at no time, treated me as though I was guilty.

    “I was accused of domestic violence and need a Lawyer to defend me. Not knowing who to hire I started with Mr. K.W. This lawyer did not seem to believe in my innocence and I was looking at 3 to 5 ...”

    - Craig
  • Mr. Fricke had his office call me weekly for updates.

    “A few years ago, I was involved in a car accident. Due to my injuries, I hired an attorney who seemingly disappeared. I was in crisis after calling the court and finding out my case had been dismissed ...”

    - Sharyl
  • He is always honest and straight forward.

    “I hired Lance Hester to help me with 2 different legal matters. One was a felony criminal case and the other was a family law issue. In the felony criminal case this individual had everything to lose ...”

    - Former Client
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Proven Results

  • Reduced Sentence Drug Crime
  • Case Dismissed Domestic Violence
  • Four Felony Charges Dismissed Four Felony Counts
  • Reduced Sentence Drug Distribution
  • Vacated Conviction 4th Degree Assault
  • Case Dismissed Possession of Stolen Property
  • Two Restraining Orders Granted Anti-harassment Orders
  • Federal Court Success Federal Probation Violation
  • Case Dismissed Rape
  • Life Sentence Avoided Federal Criminal Sex Charges
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Why Choose the Hester Law Group?

  • Accessible to Clients

    We understand the urgency clients have when they need an attorney. We are available  24/7 to help you.

  • We Truly Care

    We feel honored to help someone through the toughest time they will ever go through.

  • Personalized Approach

    At Hester Law Group, we use a personal approach that best suits the needs of our clients.

  • Unparalleled Experience

    We have been a successful team for two decades and have over 130 years of combined experience.

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