James Eric Gaston

Also known as Eric Gaston

James Eric Gaston

DUI / DWI Attorney

Kirkland, WA





No Misconduct



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About Me

A former prosecutor, Eric Gaston entered private practice in 1998, focusing exclusively on DUI defense. Since then, Eric has earned the respect of his peers and the Courts; having been named a "Rising Star" in Washington Law and Politics in 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2007.  Mr. Gaston was named one of Washington's “Top 25” criminal defense attorneys in 2008 and has been named a “Super Lawyer” by...

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Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Client Reviews

Showing 2 of 18 client reviews

Excellent DUI attorney

Posted by: a DUI client 23 days ago.

Almost a year ago I got pulled over for driving under the influence in downtown Seattle. I did a lot of research on attorney's specializing in this...

Knowledgeable - supportive - very professional -Immediately made me feel comfortable

Posted by: a DUI client about 2 months ago.

DUI case of about 4 months ago. Eric calls me back asking numerous questions and I immediately felt better about my situation by listening to his...
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Showing 2 of 12 peer endorsements

David O
David O

Seattle, WA

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Eric is a great attorney. He is very smart and always prepared. I worked with him on a case and was very impressed. He is an aggressive advocate...
Andrew C Huff
Andrew Huff

Seattle, WA

Almost 3 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Eric is an exceptional attorney who always represents his clients with passion and integrity. I highly endorse his work.
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1995 License Status: Active for the state of Washington.
Last updated by Avvo: 09/04/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

Showing 1 of 5 job entries
1995 – 1997

Snohomish County Prosecutor's Office


Showing 1 of 3 degrees


National College for DUI Defense


Showing 1 of 9 awards

2012 Super Lawyer

Washington Law & Politics Magazine


Showing 1 of 8 association entries


National College of DUI Defense

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Showing 2 of 3 publications

2007 DUI and the Commercial Driver

Defending DUI's in Washington

2003 Defending DUIs-A Defense Perspective

King County Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Showing 2 of 9 occasions

2012 The Ethical Lawer

at Defending DUI's in Washington

2010 Co-Chairman

at Discovery: It's Elementary

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