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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Bellingham, WA

Jeffrey A. Lustick
Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC
222 Grand Avenue, Suite A
Bellingham, WA 98225-4427
Phone Work 360-685-4221
Fax Fax 360-734-4222
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1997
Education: Gonzaga University School of Law
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (70%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%), Aviation and Aerospace (10%)
Industry Groups: Aviation Law, Criminal Law, Military Law
Languages Spoken: English, German


Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2012, 2014 - 2015

Historical data is only available from 2003
Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 years bottom-image

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As the founder of Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC, Jeffrey A. Lustick focuses his practice on criminal defense, aviation law and military law. His cases generally involve felony charges, white collar crimes, driving under the influence and high-end criminal defense matters. Mr. Lustick accepts cases from clients in Bellingham, Washington, and throughout Whatcom County.


Mr. Lustick received a Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University. He then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Gonzaga University School of Law, graduating cum laude.


Before entering into private practice in 2004, Mr. Lustick served as a circuit defense counsel and as a military prosecutor for the U.S. Air Force and then as a special assistant United States attorney. He also served as the lead prosecutor for the city of Bellingham. Mr. Lustick draws on this experience to aid in his fight to defend his clients and their rights. He has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100; he has been named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40; and he has an Avvo “Superb” rating.


Staying active in the legal community, Mr. Lustick has served in various capacities for a number of associations, including serving as an officer, and as president, of the Whatcom County Bar Association. He is a legal news consultant and contributor for a Bellingham radio station; he provides legal commentary on news stories for several Seattle-based television stations and for ESPN Radio; and he has made appearances as an on-air guest and legal consultant for truTV.


Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Lustick is an avid pilot. He has over 2,500 hours of flight experience and is an active member in several aviation organizations.

About Jeffrey Lustick

Law School: Gonzaga University School of Law

Admitted: 1997, Washington

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Honors and Awards:

  • Rated "10" Superb 2006 to Present
  • Rated "10" Superb 2006 to Present
  • Top 40 Trial Lawyers Under Age 40 in Washington, 2010
  • Washington Super Lawyers, 2008-2014
  • Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Washington, National Advocacy for DUI Defense, 2013-2104
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers organization, 2012-2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Admitted to practice before the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Whatcom County Bar Association, 2006
  • Lummi Indian Nation Tribal Court, Ferndale, WA
  • U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States Court of Veterans Appeals
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • All Superior, District & Municipal Courts in Washington State
  • The Washington State Court of Appeals
  • The Washington State Supreme Court
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • Member, American Legion
  • Member, Civil Air Patrol
  • Member, Experimental Aircraft Association
  • Member, Washington Pilot's Association
  • Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Legal Plan Attorney's Panel
  • President, Baker Creek Estates Neighborhood Association

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • FAA Private Pilot's License, 1987


Educational Background:

  • Western Washington University, Bachelor of Arts
Last Updated: 11/12/2014
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