Garth O'Brien - SEO


Garth O'Brien - SEO - Online Marketing

SEO - Garth O'BrienGarth is an SEO Consultant and he also has deep knowledge about Social Media and Community Management. While practicing law Garth learned Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media. In 2006, Garth transitioned from the courtroom into the online marketing arena full-time. He became the in-house SEO and SEM for a local Bellevue tech company increasing search referral traffic by 40% within five months for each web site across a portfolio of 20 B2B, B2B and eCom web sites. The search marketing cost per conversion decreased by 75%, and all of these successes led to Garth becoming the Senior Operations Manager of the global online community of six million members.

Garth then joined the in-house SEO team at MSN.com. Garth drove the SEO strategy for Autos, Health, Lifesytle, Money and Real Estate. This involved implementing best SEO practices through hands-on work as well as consulting and training. During his tenure at MSN.com his channels dramatically increased their search referral traffic for 2010:

Garth is now a Community Program Manager with the Microsoft MVP Program, but continues to provide SEO consulting services.

Garth the Attorney

Garth spent two years as a City of Seattle prosecuting attorney and then spent five years aggressively defending DUIs before becoming Of Counsel with an experienced and successful Seattle DUI attorney; Kirk Davis, located in Seattle. Garth was named a state of Washington "Rising Star" by the publication "Washington Law & Politics" in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. He also received recognition by the publication “Seattle Magazine” selecting him as one of “Seattle’s Top Lawyers” in 2005.

He is a graduate of the prestigious "Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI Cases" program presented in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a two time graduate from the National College of DUI Defense, presented at Harvard Law School, in July, 2002, and in San Diego in February 2004. He received certification in administering Standardized Field Sobriety Tests in 2002 and Drug Recognition Expert training in 2004. Garth also received instruction in the theory of Science of Evidential Breath Alcohol Testing in 2004 from National Patent Analytical Systems; the developers of the BAC DataMaster breath test machine. This training certified Garth to operate, perform essential diagnostic verifications, and calibration checks on Washington State’s BAC Datamaster breath machines.

Garth is or was a member of the following organizations:

The Washington State Bar Association
The National College for DUI Defense
The Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Garth graduated from Western Washington University in 1996 and from the Seattle University School of Law in 1999. He is a lifelong resident of the Seattle area and was a member of the cross country and distance track teams in college. His interests include snow sports, soccer, travel, military history, Seafair and the Seattle Seahawks.

If you were arrested for DUI in Washington then you need an aggressive and experienced Washington State DUI attorney. Please contact us immediately in order to protect your best interests.

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