University of Washington, B.A. 1991
University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1996
Robert Flennaugh II has represented clients in Washington State courts for ten years. He began his career as a public defender with the Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons (S.C.R.A.P), where he represented both adult and juvenile clients on a wide variety of charges. He then joined a private Seattle firm specializing in criminal defense and later opened his own criminal defense practice, Law Office of Robert Flennaugh II.
Robert's breadth of experience in the Washington courts and extensive background in trial and negotiation are effective assets to his clients. His abilities and expertise are well-regarded by peer attorneys and judges; he has been nominated by his legal peers as a "Rising Star" over five times since 2000 (Washington Law & Politics Magazine).
Robert has represented hundreds of juvenile clients facing all levels of misdemeanor and felony charges in criminal juvenile court. A majority of these cases dealt with non-traffic alcohol and drug charges as well as serious felonies, such as sexual assaults. Robert is involved in a number of community and civic organizations focused on youth outreach, and is a frequent guest speaker before high school and college audiences on issues such as juvenile rights.
Robert has defended adult clients on all levels of misdemeanor and felony charges. In particular, he has extensive experience representing clients on charges of domestic violence, assault, and violation of no contact orders. Robert's practice has an emphasis in serious felony matters, including murder charges. He is an experienced trial lawyer and negotiator, and has tried many cases before juries and judges in the Washington State courts.
Board of Directors, Society of Counsel Representing Accused Persons, 2006 – present
William L. Dwyer Inn of Court, 2003- present
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
King County Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
Mentor, University of Washington School of Law, 1999 – present
Board Member, KUOW, National Public Radio, Seattle, 2002 – present
Board Member, Building Blocks, 2000 – 2003
Board Member, Vision Youth, 1998 – 2002
Member, University of Washington School of Law Alumni Ambassadors, 2000 – present
Member, Children and Youth Justice Center – 2006