Puget Law Group

About Us

The attorneys at Puget Law Group have successfully defended thousands of people charged with DUI and other criminal offenses throughout the Puget Sound region. We also handle Personal Injury matters, representing folks who are injured due to the negligence (fault) of others.

At PLG, our nine dedicated and experienced attorneys truly work as a collective. Every case is staffed by our entire team – Partners Dan Gerl, Nick Andrews, Casey Arbenz, and Jared Ausserer, along with attorneys Gina Buskirk, Tammy Shuffield, Nichole Fisher, Teresa Groves, and Phil Su (Of Counsel). Supported by an amazing staff, we each have a unique perspective that brings value to the handling of each client’s case.

With offices in Tacoma, Olympia, Bellevue, and Bremerton, we take your situation seriously and we promise to fight our hardest for you. But don’t take it from us – see what our clients have to say about our results.

About Puget Law Group

Meet the Puget Law Group Team


Daniel J. Gerl

Managing Partner

Nicholas R. Andrews


Casey Arbenz


Jared Ausserer


Tammy Shuffield


Nichole Fisher


Teresa Groves

Senior Attorney

Phillip Su

Attorney Of Counsel


Evans Calas

Administrative Assistant

Sarah Contreras

Personal Injury Paralegal

Melina Lara

Personal Injury Paralegal

Jessi Lee

Legal Assistant

Julianna Leach

Administrative Assistant

Shawn Smith

Supervising Paralegal

Jacqueline Villalobos


Jeanie Watt

Bookkeeping / H.R.

Words can’t explain Puget Law Group. They are trustworthy, extremely knowledgeable, tactful, and an asset to the justice system. They look at the big picture and take a realistic approach to reach the best outcome. There was never a time I had to ask how things were going-they were always miles ahead of me with interviews, planning and strategy. I would recommend Puget Law Group to anyone during these stressful times.”

Kimberly, Criminal Defense

I am so happy I contacted Puget Law Group. The stress of going through legal issues is so enormous I wasn’t sure I was going nto make it out in one piece. They walked me through the process with great confidence and lots of encouragement. They are very well known with the court staff including prosecutors and judges. I would absolutely recommend PLG to anyone. Could not be more happy with all their hard work.”

Cassie, DUI

Sarah and Dan are awesome. Thanks Puget Law Group for a job well done!”

Evelyn, Personal Injury