Philip Petersen



Philip Petersen grew up in Quincy, Washington, where he graduated in 1995. After that he
attended college at Eastern Washington University for undergraduate, and then later graduated from University of Idaho Law School in 2002, where he began his career as an attorney as a Prosecuting Attorney with the Grant County Prosecutor’s Office.

Philip moved to the Puget Sound area in 2003 and began his career as a defense attorney with a private firm in Kent, Washington.

In 2005, Philip founded his own law firm, Petersen Law. Since then, he has handled thousands of DUI and other criminal defense cases throughout Western Washington. Handling every kind of case from simple misdemeanor up to Murder in the first degree, Philip has never shied away from a challenge, always striving to obtain the best outcome for his clients.

In 2022, Petersen Law merged with Puget Law Group, and Philip became a Partner at PLG.

Philip is a member of the National College for DUI Defense, an organization that specializes in the science of fighting DUI cases, for over the past decade. He is also a member in good
standing with the Washington State, and a member of the Pierce County Bar Association. Along with his years of experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney, these resources help him stay ahead of the game — and ahead of the prosecution.

In his spare time, Philip enjoys spending time with this family, snowboarding, golfing, and