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Adrian Martinez Madrone


Adrian's legal practice covers a full range of misdemeanor and felony criminal defense. Part of his practice also involves post-conviction representation, including probation violation defense, clearing criminal conviction records, and restoration of firearm rights. Adrian also handles a number of civil legal matters including traffic infractions and representation on cases seeking or defending no-contact orders and restraining orders.


Adrian began excelling as a defense attorney early in his career. While still in law school, he worked with the University of Washington Tribal Court Criminal Defense Clinic providing defense services in the Tulalip tribal court. Following graduation, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge Steven C. González in King County Superior Court. He then went on to several years as a King County public defender handling adult misdemeanors, juvenile cases, and assisting in high-level felonies.

In early 2010, Adrian was recruited to head the Bellingham branch office of the well-known DUI defense firm, Fox, Bowman, Duarte. When the firm dissolved at the end of 2010, Adrian brought his practice to the Lustick Law Firm. In 2014, Adrian became a partner with Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC where he continues to handle major felony cases, DUIs, assaults, thefts, and all other criminal offenses.


University of Washington School of Law, Juris Doctor
The Evergreen State College, Bachelor of Arts 

Professional Associations

  • Adjunct Professor, Western Washington University
  • Whatcom County Ethics Commission
  • FINRA, appointed Dispute Resolution Arbitrator


  • Listed in Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Washington Rising Star," 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016
  • Rated "10" Superb
  • The Order of the Barristers
  • Leadership Whatcom, 2010-2011
  • King County Leadership Tomorrow, 2009

"A caring and compassionate lawyer - highly recommended. A friend of mine suggested that I hire Adrian Madrone.They said that he was excellent at what he did, so I called him and he return my call immediately. Right from the start, he was at my arraignment that afternoon. He carefully guided me through my first day in court, and I was very glad that he was there. We met later at his office, and discussed every aspect of my case. I told him what happened, and he took down every detail, not missing a beat. After he looked more into my case, he found many holes and defense for me. At the end of it all, we finally came to resolution that we were both very pleased with. He never gave up and fought hard for me to the very end. I highly recommend Adrian Madrone and his law firm to anyone facing any criminal case." Melissa, DUI client, ,