Scott Frederick Leist

Scott Frederick Leist

Criminal Defense Attorney
Issaquah, WA




No Misconduct



Answers and Advice

48 questions answered.

About Me

As a former Seattle Police officer and long time prosecutor, I bring a unique perspective and set of skills to criminal cases, particularly DUI matters and traffic infractions. There is simply no substitute for the experience of handling thousands of investigations and trials, from initial police involvement all the way through appeal. I pride myself in providing zealous yet personalized and...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

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Scott Leist is a miracle worker!

Posted by: a DUI client 12 months ago.

Scott took a very tough fact pattern, and through persistence, experience, and patience, unravelled the case, resulting in a remarkably favorable...

Couldn't have asked for a better experience!

Posted by: Mary over 1 year ago.

Great office to work with - Scott and his staff communicated clearly to me as the case progressed and made the entire process as painless for me as...
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Showing 2 of 26 peer endorsements

Henry King Chae
Henry Chae

Kirkland, WA

About 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. It goes without saying that he is one of our best attorneys in this State. A consummate leader and attorney in the community,...
Daniel Kalish
Daniel Kalish

Seattle, WA

Over 5 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I've known Scott for several years. Put simply, he is a fantastic attorney. Scott is extremely intelligent, hard-working, and motivated. And his...
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2000 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 02/13/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2009 – present

Leist Law Office / Washington Traffic Defense


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1999 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Seattle University School of Law


Showing 1 of 11 awards

2012 Pro Bono Publico Award

Washington State Bar Association


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2009- present Member

Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 5 publications

2009 Coming to Kenya

Washington State Bar News

2009 Legal Ease

SU Magazine

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 8 occasions

2010 Cross Examination of Police Officer Witnesses

at NDA In-House Training

2009 Enhancing Your Defense Through an Understanding of Police Procedures and Use of Force

at You "Gant" Do That - Search & Seizure CLE

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