Denise Scaffidi

Owner/Investigator, Scaffidi & Associates 

Scaffidi specializes in the criminal defense of indigent and private clients in felony and district court cases, and in the investigation of employment and sexual discrimination and personal injury and civil rights cases. She was the lead defense investigator on the Green River case, overseeing the work of seven other investigators. Before establishing her own agency in 1996, she worked as a civil rights specialist for the Office of Civil Rights Enforcement, King County, and also as felony investigator with the Northwest Defenders Association, Seattle, where she investigated approximately 700 felony cases including aggravated murder, homicides, sexual assault, child abuse, burglary, robbery, and assault. She has also worked as an investigator with the National Labor Relations Board.