Why Choose Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone?
We are Bellingham based DUI, Criminal Defense, Family, Military & Aviation Law Attorneys practicing in Whatcom, Skagit, and San Juan counties, and the Federal and Military court systems.
1. We are former prosecutors.
Our defense team knows how prosecutors think and anticipate their arguments at every step. Jeffrey Lustick was the lead prosecutor for the City of Bellingham for many years, and before that, he prosecuted in the federal and military systems. Mark Kaiman was a Deputy County Prosecuting Attorney in Friday Harbor and later, was the lead prosecutor for the City of Bellingham. This critical insight gives clients a distinct strategic advantage as their legal matters unfold.
2. Your problems are our problems.
We don’t look at your legal problems as just another case. This is your future, and we are just as invested in “you” as you are. Count on us to work hard for you.
3. It takes a team.
We put our entire team of lawyers and our support team on every case. This approach gives clients the unique advantage of multiple perspectives, combined brainpower and 40 years of experience for a stronger defense and a better outcome.
4. Higher standards.
Our clients are people who demand the best. They want to know their lawyers, their histories, what to expect and when. We offer a solid partnership, nothing less.
5. 40 years of experience.
We’ve argued serious felonies, we’ve handled hundreds of DUI cases, we’ve represented more than 300 court martial cases. We constantly strive to achieve the best outcomes for clients.
6. Solid reputation.
Our lawyers have been recognized by their peers and the industry multiple times with accolades including “Top 100 Criminal Trial Lawyers” (2011, 2012, 2013), “Super Lawyer” (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013) and “Super Lawyer Rising Star.”
7. Every staff member has legal experience.
Even the person answering the phone has a legal background. You will be in good hands with people who are passionate about your success.
8. We support our community.
We care about our neighbors and actively work to support community programs including the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County; Lynden Youth Sports; and the Center for Law, Diversity & Justice at Western Washington University.