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Jeffrey D. Veitch

Jeffrey D. Veitch

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

About Me

Jeff is a former Prosecuting Attorney and is an experienced trial lawyer who limits his practice to the areas of Personal Injury, DUI and Criminal Defense. Jeff is the author of "Defending DUI's-A Defense Perspective", which is a reference book published for attorneys in the "Law and Practice Manual" attorney Deskbook Series. Jeff has also been honored with the distinction of being named a "Top 100" Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers and a "Rising Star" by Law & Politics Magazine and named to the "Who's Who in Criminal & DUI Defense 2007-2012.  Jeff was previously elected by his peers to serve as President of the Northwest Academy of DUI Defense, an invitation only group made up of some of the State's pre-eminent DUI Attorneys. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1995

  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    20 years, 1.4 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
    19 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%
    20 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-35%), Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Kenneth Allen Bickel

    I endorse this lawyer. A true DUI guru, Jeff is knowledgeable in all matters of criminal defense and besides that he is a very likable guy who is easy to talk to.

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    Kenneth Bickel Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Eric Vaughn Hackwelder

    I endorse this lawyer. An extremely competent and knowledgeable lawyer. I highly recommend this lawyer.

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    Eric Hackwelder Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Veitch Law Firm

502 West 7th Street
Erie, PA, 16502

Veitch, Ault & Associates

1 Lake Bellevue Way, Suite 207
Bellevue, WA, 98005

Veitch, Ault & Associates

20102 Cedar Valley Rd. Suite 104
Lynnwood, WA, 98036

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199607/05/2015
PAActive199505/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 10 Pennsylvania Defense Attorneys for Client SatisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
Who's Who in Criminal Defense & DUI LawWashington Law & Politics2010
Who's Who in Criminal Defense & DUI LawWashington Law & Politics2009
Who's Who in Criminal Defense & DUI LawWashington Law & Politics2008
Who's Who in Criminal Defense & DUI LawWashington Law & Politics2007
Rising StarN/A2001
Rising StarN/A2000
Deans ListCapital University Law & Graduate Center1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMelaragno, Placidi, Parini & Veitch2014 - 2014
PartnerVeitch, Gaston & Kennedy2003 - 2005
PresidentThe Veitch Law Firm2002 - Present
AttorneyHayne, Fox & Bowman2000 - 2003
ProsecutorCity of Seattle Prosecuting Attorney's Office1997 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Institute of Criminal Law AttorneysMember2014 - Present
The National Trial LawyersMember2014 - Present
Erie County Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Citizens For Judicial ExcellenceGold Member2007 - 2009
Northwest Academy for DUI DefenseFounding Member2004 - Present
Northwest Academy for DUI DefensePast-President2004 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2001 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMemberN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2010
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2009
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2008
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2007
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2006
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2005
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2004
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2003
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Trial News"Estopped" (Collateral Estopple and the Department of Licensing)2002
Washington Law and Practice Manual Deskbook SeriesDefending DUI's-A Defense Perspective2002
Alternatives To TrialKCBA "Nuts and Bolts" Seminar Materials2001
A Legislative and Case Law UpdateDefending DUI's'-Wa Foundation for Criminal Justice-Seminar MaterialsN/A

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Mercyhurst CollegeBusiness & HistoryBachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
King County Bar AssociationNuts and Bolts2001
Washington Foundation for Criminal JusticeDefending DUI'sN/A