Peter Offenbecher '80 Wins William O. Douglas Award
Peter Offenbecher '80 has been named as the recipient of the 2011 William O. Douglas Award from the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The award, considered WACDL's most prestigious honor, recognizes an outstanding attorney who "exemplifies extraordinary achievement, courage, and dedication to the practice of criminal law," according to WACDL officials. Offenbecher is a principal with the firm Skellenger Bender, P.S. in Seattle, where he represents clients confronting the full spectrum of state and federal criminal charges.