Adrian Martinez Madrone
Adrian Martinez Madrone, is an associate attorney with the Lustick Law Firm, PLLC. He joined the firm in 2010.
Adrian holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington.
Adrian’s legal practice focuses on defending individuals in various criminal cases ranging from serious felony offenses to misdemeanor DUIs, domestic violence assaults, drug cases, theft, and serious traffic offenses. He also provides the valuable legal service to clients of allowing them to vacate or seal court records of their past felony and misdemeanor convictions.
Recently, Adrian launched the Probation Law Defense Section at the Lustick Law Firm, in which he provides aggressive and effective representation to clients facing probation violations or revocations. In this role providing probation law defense in Bellingham, he has helped many clients avoid or mitigate the harsh sanctions that could be imposed.
Adrian began excelling as a defense attorney and trial lawyer early in his law school career. During his time at U.W., he worked for a public defender agency in King County handling adult misdemeanors, juvenile cases, and contempt of court proceedings. He also assisted in litigating high-level felonies. Adrian also worked with the U.W. Tribal Court Criminal Defense Clinic providing public defense services on the Tulalip Reservation. Even before graduating, Adrian had the honor of taking three cases through full jury trials, all of which resulted in not guilty verdicts for his clients.
During law school, Adrian excelled at Moot Court and Mock Trial activities, winning the U.W. Mock Trial competition, Opening Statement competition, and the Judge John C. Coughenour Best Oral Advocate award. He also participated in numerous regional and national moot court competitions. Upon graduating, Adrian was selected as a national member of the Order of the Barristers.
Following law school, Adrian served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Judge Steven C. González in King County Superior Court. In that role, he worked for two years inside Washington State’s busiest trial court system. Adrian brings this inside knowledge of the court system to his current defense work.
Following his clerkship, Adrian continued his service as a public defender in King County, representing clients in the state’s busiest court system. During this time, Adrian was also a selected participant in the King County Leadership Tomorrow program.
In early 2010, Adrian moved to Bellingham, WA and became a litigation associate of Fox, Bowman, Duarte, where he headed the firm’s Bellingham branch office. His practice was focused on top-quality and aggressive defense of DUI charges. When that firm dissolved at the end of 2010, Adrian joined the Lustick Law Firm.
Adrian is an active figure in the Whatcom County community. He has served on the Whatcom County Bar Association’s Community Law Education Committee, and was selected to participate in the 2010-2011 Leadership Whatcom program. In 2013, Adrian was chosen by the Whatcom County Council and Executive to sit as a member of the Whatcom County Ethics Commission. Adrian regularly lectures and presents to local high school and college students on legal topics.
Adrian lives in Bellingham with his wife, daughter, and son. He is an active bicyclist, gardener, and cook.
Adrian is admitted to the following courts:
• The Washington State Supreme Court
• The Washington State Court of Appeals
• United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
• All Superior, District & Municipal Courts in Washington State
• Tulalip Tribal Court, Tulalip, WA