Also known as Vern Smith

Vernon A. Smith

Vernon A. Smith

DUI / DWI Attorney
Bellevue, WA




No Misconduct



About Me

Criminal defense attorney with over 3000 DUI and criminal cases. Practice focused on DUI defense and appeals since 1991. Board Certified in DUI Defense from the National College for DUI Defense. Graduate, National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Certified in NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and trained on the BAC Datamaster. Guest speaker at numerous DUI defense training seminars over...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Thorough and professional handling and a positive outcome. A superb advocate I'd recommend without hesitation

Posted by: a DUI client 4 months ago.

Vern represented me on a DUI case which was dismissed as a result of his thorough and detailed handling. I would recommend Vern, without hesitation,...

Great Lawyer!

Posted by: a DUI client 5 months ago.

Vern was great. I had one prior DUI (had a PD at the time) and I couldn't afford another. He never pressured me to take a deal and he took the time...
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

7 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Vernon. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Markus William Louvier
Markus Louvier

Spokane, WA

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Friend

I endorse this lawyer.
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1987 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 12/04/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1987 – 1989

The Public Defenders Association


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2000 Board Certification in

National College for DUI Defense


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2014 Sjuper Lawyer

Washington Super Lawyers


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1995- present Founding Member

National College of DUI Defense

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Speaking Engagements

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1995 Cross of the BAC breath test technician

at DUI Defense Skills Certification Program