Attorney Jon S. Fox is the founder and owner of The Fox Law Firm in Bellevue, Washington. A nationally known trial lawyer with 40 years of total legal experience, Mr. Fox focuses his practice solely on DUI and DWI defense, and he has achieved remarkable success defending those who stand accused of DUI/DWI and other felonies and misdemeanors.
Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Fox has established himself as a recognized authority in DUI/DWI law, and he has conducted extensive research regarding the use of the Draeger 9510 breath test machine. He has also conducted many lectures and seminars regarding challenging breath testing and trial practice, and he is co-author of the treatise Defending DUIs in Washington which has become an invaluable reference text for other DUI/DWI defense lawyers.
Honored for his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Fox has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with consistent designation from his peers as being among the top 5% of lawyers in his region. He has also received designation as one of King County's Top Lawyers from Seattle Magazine, and Washington Law and Politics magazine named him among the Top 25 criminal defense lawyers in Washington. He has also received 195+ superb client reviews on AVVO along with AVVO's "Client's Choice" badge every year for the past eleven years.
A 1977 graduate of the University of California, Davis, Mr. Fox obtained his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in 1980. He is a founding member of the National College of DUI Defense and the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and he is an active member of the Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice.
Among his other professional affiliations, Mr. Fox is also the former president and founding member of the Northwest Academy for DUI Defense, and he has served as chair of the Washington State Bar Association's Criminal Law Section.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Practice areasCriminal Defense: DUI/DWI
- 100% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
First Admitted: 1980, California
Professional Webpage: https://www.duidefense.com/jon-scott-fox/
- Speaker at the Washington State Patrol Academy and Seattle Police DUI Emphasis Training regarding courtroom tactics
- Lecturer, National Institute for Trial Advocacy
- Founding and faculty member of the National College for DUI defense with seminars held at Harvard Law School
- Former Chair of Washington State Bar Association Criminal Law Section
- Founding member, Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice
- Founding member and first chair of the Northwest Academy of DUI Defense
- Founding and former board member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Office location for Jon S. Fox
3326 160th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98008
- Super Lawyers: 1999 - 2001, 2003 - 2023