Thomas Paul Lyden is a founding partner and head of Washington operations at Keating & Lyden, LLC. Thomas has a passion for litigation and advocating for clients on the front lines. Thomas focuses his practice on criminal defense, debtor rights and relief, appeals and litigation. Thomas has been presenting cases to juries and judges since being admitted to practice.
Thomas began working in criminal law in the public sector. In 2009, Thomas became a supervising attorney for misdemeanor defense attorneys in Whatcom County. Thomas oversaw the defense of over a thousand defendants each year while individually representing hundreds of defendants in criminal court.
In 2011, Thomas moved into private practice and focused his practice almost exclusively on DUI defense. Thomas maintains membership with the National College of DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.
In January of 2012 Thomas attended DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Student Course with La Pier & Associates. Thomas practiced and mastered the administration and scoring of the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s) administered by law enforcement throughout the country.
- University of Idaho College of Law, J.D. 2007
- University of Washington, B.A. 2002
- Washington 2007
- Federal Court, Western District of Washington 2013
Professional Training & Memberships:
- Washington State Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys 2008-present
- National College for DUI Defense 2011- present
- NHTSA DUI Detection and SFST Student Course – 2012
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