Sharon Fields has been practicing Criminal Law for over 25 years. She has been successful in countless cases where clients have been suspected of or charged with a crime. Ms. Fields has earned an excellent reputation for protecting clients’ constitutional rights and providing a thorough, thoughtful defense. She knows “the system,” and gets outstanding results for her clients. With experience on both sides: as a prosecutor and now as a criminal defense attorney, Ms. Fields is who you want in your corner to handle everything from speeding tickets to homicide.
In 1996, Sharon began her career as a public defender for juveniles in Salt Lake County, Utah.
In 2000, she was appointed as an Assistant City Prosecutor for the City of Salt Lake where she handled hundreds of DUI’s, domestic violence cases, and business corruption cases in the Utah State District Court.
In 2001, Ms. Fields was recruited to work as a Deputy District Attorney for the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office. She also worked on various felony specialty teams, including the Gang Team, Drug Enforcement Team, and Major Felony Team. Sharon was next chosen as a trial attorney for Sex Charges on the Special Victim’s Unit – Adult and Child Sexual Assault Prosecution.
In 2005, Sharon Fields relocated to Washington state where she was appointed as a Senior Deputy (Felony) Prosecuting Attorney in the Whatcom County Prosecutor’s Attorney’s Office in Bellingham, Washington. As a defense attorney and prosecutor, she has managed hundreds of felony cases including cases of homicide, rape, child sexual molestation, and aggravated assault, and thousands of misdemeanor and juvenile cases over the years.
In 2010, Sharon Fields established Fields Law Office. She has also served as the Skagit County Bar president and served as Judge Pro Tempore for Snohomish County District Court. She is a well-known advocate in Skagit County and continues to build a reputation for building an aggressive defense as well as great attorney-client relationships.