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I represent people accused of a crimes as well as people that have been injured in accidents. I have represented hundreds of clients. In the area of criminal law I emphasize the representation of people accused of DUI. I have experience in effective representation of clients facing criminal charges who have concerns of the impact of the accusations on their immigration status. In the are a of personal injury, I have a practice that, through personalized representation, aggressively pursues compensation for people that have been injured.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 20%



Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • John Hunter Smith

    I met Damian at Trial Lawyers College in 2012. Damian set himself apart from the rest of the class because of his trial skills, his ability to listen, and caring nature. Damian is a tremendous advocate. I endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

3715 S Hudson St. Suite 104
Seattle, WA, 98118


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Award for work performed at Legal Aid CinicUniversity Of Idaho Legal Aid Clinic2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalMendez Law Group, PLLC2008 - Present
AttorneyMetz Law Group, PLLC2008 - 2008
AttorneySociety of Counsel Representing Accused Persons2005 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Association for JusticeEAGLE Member2011 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeDiversity committee member2011 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
US District Court for the Western District of WashingtonAdmitted to Practice2009 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DWLS1Not gulty
Harrasment Malicious Mischiefcase dismissed
Hit and Run Attendedcase dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Association for JusticeOn Diversity2011
Whitman Academic JournalChechnya: The Federalist Question2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A2012
University of Idaho College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Whitman CollegePolitics/ Economics minorBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Graduate School Law CourseAdjunct Professor2011
Graduate School Law Course(Spring)Adjunct Professor2010
Graduate School Law Course(Fall)Adjunct Professor2010
Graduate School Law Course (Summer)Adjunct Professor2010
Univision Noroeste(tv)Ethics in law2009
Univision Noroeste(tv)DUI law in Washington2009