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Francisco A. Duarte

Practice areas:

DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense

About Me

Expect excellence plus an attorney who genuinely cares for his clients.  I guarantee that everything that needs to be done with your case will get done.  I will leave no stone unturned!

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. DUI & DWI: 75%
  2. Criminal Defense: 25%

Payment

Fees:

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

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • John M. Tymczyszyn

    I have personally seen Mr. Duarte in trial on a DUI charge. He was a tireless advocate for his client and challenged the King County prosecutor at every chance. His clients charge ended in a mistrial and Mr. Duarte prevailed!

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    John Tymczyszyn Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Francisco. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
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Contact Info

Fury Duarte, PS

710 10th Ave. E.
Seattle, WA, 98102

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199407/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Selected to The Best Lawyers in AmericaThe Best Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Selected to Top 100 Trial LawyersThe American Trial Lawyers Association2008
Top Twenty-five Super Lawyers in Criminal DefenseWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Certificate of AchievementNational Institute of Trial Advocacy2006
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
Certificate of AppreciationWashington State Bar Association2005
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2005
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Foundation for Criminal Justice2005
Certificate of AchievementGerry Spence Trial Lawyers College2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2004
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics2003
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2002
Certificate of AchievementNational College of DUI Defense1999
Robert J. Connelly Award for Excellence in Trial AdvocacyUniversity at Buffalo School of Law1994

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Instructor/StaffGerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College2006 - Present
Trial Advocacy Law School InstructorUniversity of Washington School of Law2006 - Present
InstructorNational Institute of Trial Advocacy, Northwest Regional Program2006 - 2009
Partner/OwnerFox Bowman Duarte, PLLC1998 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKing County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1995 - 1998
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of the Washington State Attorney General1994 - 1995
Law ClerkBermingham & Cook, PC1992 - 1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions Motor Vehicle Crimes SubcommitteeFormer memberN/A
WSBA Criminal Justice InstituteFormer Chair and Steering Committee MemberN/A
Northwest Academy of DUI DefenseFounding MemberN/A
Washington Foundation for Criminal JusticeMemberN/A
WSBA Criminal Law SectionFormer Chair and Executive Board of DirectorN/A
Litigation Counsel of AmericaFellowN/A
Seattle Shakespeare CompanyFormer Secretary and current Board MemberN/A
Lawyers Helping Hungry ChildrenFormer Chair and current Board of DirectorN/A
The William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtFellowN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEAGLE MemberN/A
WACDL Public Education CommitteeFormer ChairN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Trial News, Washington State Trial LawyersDid Donahue Reverse 40 years of Criminal PrecedenceN/A
Defense Magazine, Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCross-Examination–It’s All about Story TellingN/A
Bar Bulletin, King County Bar AssociationDUI Law Awaiting High Court RulingN/A
Defense Magazine, Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersDUI LawN/A
Warrior, Trial Lawyers CollegeThe Patriot Act–Not so Patriotic!N/A
Defending DUIs in Washington — Book (Lexis/Nexis)Blood Chapter (only)N/A
WSBA Criminal Law SectionAn Interview with the USA Patriot ActN/A
Bar Bulletin, King County Bar AssociationReducing DUIs: Doomed to Repeat History?N/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
University at Albany, State University of New YorkMathematicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Mexico Trial Advocacy ConferenceTrial Skills2009
Bostwana Trial Practice and SkillsTrial Skills2009
Washington Young Lawyers Division Trial Advocacy ProgramCross-Examination and Re-Direct Lecture2008
Trial Lawyers College Regional Seminar, Santa Fe, New MexicoTrial Practice and Advocacy2008
Trial Lawyers College Regional Seminar, Leavenworth, WashingtonTrial Practice and Advocacy2008
Public Defender Association CLEDUI Breath Testing Issues2008
Northwest Regional Program, National Institute for Trial AdvocacyTrial Skills and Advocacy2008
How to Practice More Effectively in Courts of Limited Jurisdiction — General Criminal proceduresCriminal Practice2008
Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College2008 College Course2008
15th Annual Criminal Justice InstituteEvidence Trial Tips: Common Objections in Trial, Jury Selection, and Preserving the Record2008
WSP BAC Breath Test Technician CourseMock Trial2007
Washington State Trial Lawyers Association Summer ConventionJury Selection2007
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationTaste of Trial Lawyers College2007
University of Washington School of Law Trial AdvocacyVoir Dire Lecture2007
Trial Lawyers College Regional Seminar, Leavenworth, WashingtonTrial Practice2007
Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College2007 College Course2007
WSP BAC Breath Test Technician CourseMock Trial2006
Washington Young Lawyers Division Trial Advocacy ProgramCross-Examination and Re-Direct Lecture2006
Washington State Bar Association CLEDUI Law Telecast2006
Trial Lawyers College Regional Seminar, Leavenworth, WashingtonTrial Advocacy2006
Pierce County Bar Association CLEDUI Law: The Hot Topics2006
Northwest Regional Program, National Institute for Trial AdvocacyDemonstration on Closing Argument2006
Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College2006 College Course2006
Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers CollegeGraduate Course2006
District and Municipal Court Judges Association - Spring ProgramDUI Traffic Instructions: New pattern Jury Instructions2006
District and Municipal Court Judges AssociationDiscussion on Field Sobriety Tests — August 20062006
District and Municipal Court Judges AssociationDiscussion on Field Sobriety Tests — September 20062006
ACA Trial Skills LectureOpening and Closing Statements2006
Washington Young Lawyers Division Trial Advocacy ProgramCross-Examination and Re-Direct Lecture2005
Washington State Bar Association CLEFamily Law Trials: The Dynamics of Advocacy2005
Washington Association for Criminal Defense LawyersDUI Lecture — Tri-cities2005
Pittman’s Legal Line Radio ShowDUI Update2005
Northwest Regional Program , National Institute for Trial AdvocacyTrial Skills and Advocacy2005
Clark County Bar Association CLEDUI Update Presentation2005
12th Annual Criminal Justice InstituteKeeping Up With DUI Developments: Discrepancy Legislation, A New Breathalyzer Machine; New Portable Testing WACs2005
Washington Young Lawyers Division Trial Advocacy ProgramCross-Examination and Re-Direct Lecture2004
Washington State Bar Association CLEThe Advantages of Anti-Bias Awareness, Cultural Competency, and Respecting Diversity, Diversity and Jury Selection Considerations2004
Whatcom County Public Defender’s CLEDUI Law Update2003
Washington’s District Court Judge’s ConferenceDUI Field Sobriety Tests2003
Defending DUIs SeminarDUI DataMaster Debunked2003