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I believe that my clients deserve the highest quality representation.  My commitment to provide this level of quality includes returning all calls as soon as possible, taking the time necessary to insure that they understand all the elements of their case and advocating zealously on their behalf.  I encourage clients to expect excellence. Please call me for a free consultation. 


Seattle Criminal Defense Attorney


Languages spoken: English, Italian

Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Douglas Aaron Cowgill

    Albert is a great attorney and a very nice person in general. He truly cares about his clients and their interests.


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    Enjoys helping his clients and providing them with the best legal outcome.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Guadagno & Virant PLLC

seattle, WA, 98109


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mastering the Scientific Evidence in DUI CasesNational College for DUI Defense and Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2009
Board of Advisors-MemberGonzaga University School of Law2007
Trustee - Law StudentWSBA Young Lawyers Division2004
Bronze Key - Law Student DivisionAmerican Bar Association - Law Student Division2004
Criminal Law TutorGonzaga University School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGuadagno & Virant, PLLC2014 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices Albert Guadagno, PLLC2013 - 2014
Associate Attorney-Private PracticeBaker, Lewis, Schwisow & Laws2011 - 2013
PartnerGuadagno & O'Sullivan, LLC2008 - 2011
Associate AttorneyZachor & Thomas Inc. PS2006 - 2007
AttorneyLaw Offices of Kenneth Grover2005 - 2006
AttorneyNorthwest Immigration Rights Project2005 - 2005
Rule 9 InternSpokane County Prosecuting Attorney's Office2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Washington Defense Trial LawyersMember2007 - 2009
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2007
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2006
Washington State Bar Association- Young Lawyers DivisionMember2005 - 2010
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - 2005
Gonzaga University School of Law Student Bar AssociationPast President2003 - 2004
Gonzaga University School of Law SBAPast Treasurer2002 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
I.S. v. State of WashingtonDeferred Sentence And Dismissed
C. L. v. State of WashingtonDeferred Sentence and Dismissed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of Southern CaliforniaBusiness AdministrationOther - Bachelors1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seattle University Law School 2nd Year student skills classGuest Lecturer Seattle University Law School- Defense perspective on using Motion to Suppress2008