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Diego J Vargas

Diego J Vargas

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI

About Me

Bellevue DUI Lawyer Diego J. Vargas devotes his practice exclusively to defending individuals accused of DUI, Vehicular Assault and Vehicular Homicide. He has litigated more than 100 jury trials to verdict. His trial skills and courtroom presentations have earned him admiration from the judiciary, his peers and most importantly, his clients. As a result of his hard work and dedication to the aggressive defense of his clients, Washington Law & Politics magazine has repeatedly recognized Mr. Vargas as a “Rising Star” and “Super Lawyer”.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (90 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

35 total 

  • Shawn Mccully

    I endorse this lawyer. Diego is the best trial lawyer I know in Washington. He isn't afraid of any case and will try anything to get a client justice and a fair trial. I highly recommend Diego!

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    Shawn Mccully Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mark R Stephens

    I endorse this lawyer. An expert in DUI/Defense and highly respected among prosecutors, judges, and his peers.

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    Mark Stephens Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

The Vargas Law Firm, PLLC

3326 160th Avenue SE
Suite 215
Bellevue, WA, 98008-6418

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200007/06/2015
TXInactive 199408/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2014
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2013
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2013
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2012
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2011
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2009
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2006
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2005
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2004
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerThe Vargas Law Firm, PLLC2011 - Present
PartnerFox Bowman & Duarte2006 - Present
AssociateFox Bowman & Duarte2002 - 2006
AttorneyAssociated Counsel for the Accussed2000 - 2002
Director of Business DevelopmentTaecan.com1998 - 2000
Assistant General CounselState Bar of Texas1995 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington Foundation for Criminal JusticeMember2006 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationChair - Criminal Law Section2005 - 2006
National College of DUI DefenseMember2003 - 2011
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2002 - Present
Northwest Academy of DUI Defense Member2002 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyer's AssociationMember2002 - 2010
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1994 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Houston Law CenterLawJ.D.1994
University of HoustonPolitical ScienceBA1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Defending DUI's SeminarBlood Testing2013
Defending DUIs SeminarJury Selection2012
Felony DUI UpdateFelony DUIs2011
Evidence and Objection Boot CampMock Trial and Panel Discussion2010
Defending DUI Blood-Drug CasesChallenging Blood Drug Tests2010
Defending DUIs SeminarWinning The Impossible Case2009
2009 Regional DUI ForumsRoadside Field Sobriety Tests2009
Ethics and DUI Beeper CallsEthical issues involved in the 2:00 am call2008
Defending DUIsFundamentals of Jury Selection2008
Mastering MisdemeanorsLegal Update on DUI Issues2006
Judicial DUI ForumIssues in DUI Cases2006
Defending DUI'sWinning Breath Test Cases2006
Defending DUI'sLegal Update on DUI Laws2005
Defending DUI'sProsecutorial Misconduct2003