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I have over 18 years of experience in Washington State representing those accused of  DUI, driving crimes, traffic tickets and those who have been injured through the negligence of another (personal injury). It is a privilege representing people and I work very hard at gaining the best result for every client I represent. I have published eight DUI and Traffic books and are there the most published (book) DUI attorney of individual DUI books in the State of Washington. I am also a certified instructor for field sobriety testing. My practice emphasizes DUI, criminal driving charges, traffic tickets and personal injury.

Author of:

  • The DUI Handbook For the Accused (2007)

  • DUI/DWI: The History of Driving Under the Influence (2009)

  • The DUI App for the Accused (1st DUI App (iTunes) for Defendants)

  • The DUI Handbook for the Accused, Vol. II (2011)

  • The DUI Investigation Handbook (2011)

  • The Drug DUI Handbook (2011)

  • The Traffic Ticket Handbook (2011)

  • The Ultimate Washington State DUI Handbook (2011)

  • The Washington State DUI Pocket Handbook (2011)

  • The Personal Injury Handbook (2012)

  • The Car Accident Injury Handbook (2012)

  • The Slip and Fall Handbook (2013)

  • The Whatcom County DUI Handbook (2013)

  • The Snohomish County DUI Handbook (2013)

  • The Skagit County DUI Handbook (2013)

  • The Island County DUI Handbook (2013)

  • The King County DUI Handbook (2013)

  • The Marijuana DUI Handook (2015)

Please call for a free consultation (425) 493-1115 and FREE DUI BOOK



My law practice takes a unique view of the practice of law.  Our DUI Defense attorneys look at each and every case from different perspectives.  Obviously we look at the DUI case from a Washington DUI Defense attorney's perspective and how we can defeat each case or portions of evidence, but we also like to think outside the box.  For example, there is always a chance that our client's story, the things that make our client unique and inherently good, cannot be ignored.  While this personal approach doesn't work in every case, there are many that it will. Therefore it cannot be overlooked.


Our DUI defense lawyers service most of Western Washington from King County, Snohomish County, Skagit County, Island County and Whatcom County.  We have two offices serving our clients.  For Everett DUI cases we have an office in downtown Everett next to the Snohomish County Courts and Everett Municipal Court.  For Bellingham DUI cases we have a Bellingham office conveniently located next to the Jail, Whatcom County District Court and Bellingham Municipal Courts.


Our representation is not limited to these County courts however.  We have an active practice in Lynnwood Municipal Court and in fact, I have practice Lynnwood DUI cases since 1998 when I became the City's prosecutor.  I believe we have the best team of Lynnwood DUI attorneys because of intimate knowledge of the Lynnwood DUI system.  We have also represented hundreds of clients who have received a DUI in Mill Creek, Edmonds, Mukilteo, Marysville, Mountlake Terrace, Bothell, Monroe and Arlington.

We have always maintained a very busy presence in representing those charged with DUI in Skagit County.  I had an office in Anacortes for more than 8 years and have represented hundreds of fine people charged with DUI in Anacortes and Mount Vernon DUIs for more than a decade. We maintain our busy Skagit County criminal defense practice so call today if you have been charged with a crime in Skagit County.


In addition to our busy DUI practice we also have one of the busiest traffic ticket defense practices in Snohomish County.  Traffic Tickets are frustrating at best and insurance beating at worst, that is why we encourage people to fight their Everett speeding tickets and Lynnwood traffic tickets.  Obviously our object always, is to get your ticket dismissed, we have other means to employ in getting the best result so your Everett ticket or Lynnwood ticket (or any other Snohomsih County traffic ticket) does not harm your insurance.


Finally, we work hard to earn our clients respect.  That is probably why they speak so highly of our group of lawyers in their client testimonials.  No matter if you have been charged with DUI, a misdemeanor criminal charge, a traffic ticket or are seeking a personal injury attorney, my practice an my fellow attorneys are here to help.


Languages spoken: English, French

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 85%
    19 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    19 years, 10 thousand cases
  3. Speeding Ticket: 5%
    19 years, 12 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David William Lee

    I endorse this lawyer. I have know David for about 18 years. He is among the smartest and most knowledgeable lawyers in the business. He is a skilled and talented trial lawyer. He is an excellent advocate for his clients and if I were in trouble I would certainly seek his advice.


    David Lee DUI and DWI Attorney
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Contact info

Law Firm Of David N. Jolly Ps

301 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA, 98225

Law Firm Of David N. Jolly, PS

2731 Wetmore Avenue
Everett, WA, 98201

Law Firm of David N. Jolly

802 7th Street
Anacortes, WA, 98275

Law Firm of David N. Jolly

20505 Highway 99
Lynnwood, WA, 98036



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Winner in Self Help CategoryReader Views Literary Awards2012
Level 4 ContributorAVVO2011
Sustaining MemberWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
Level 5 ContributorAVVO2011
Level 6 ContributorAvvo2011
Best Selling DUI Book in USAAmazon.com2010
Certificate of CompletionSouth Everett Mukilteo Rotary2010
Certificate of CompletionNational College for DUI Defense2010
Paul Harris AwardRotary2010
Level 4 ContributorAVVO2010
Best Selling DUI BookBarnes and Noble2010
Certificate of AppreciationWashington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2010
First Place History/Science for "DUI/DWI" book2009 Reader Views Literary Awards2010
pro bono publico service awardWashington State Bar Association2010
DUI App for the AccusedApple - Itunes2010
Rotarian of the MonthRotary2009
Rotarian of the MonthRotary - South Everett Mukilteo2009
Certified Instructor - Standardized Field Sobriety TestsLa Pier & Associates2009
Best Selling DUI Book in USAAmazon.com2009
First Place - History PublicationsOutskirts Press2009
Best Selling DUI BookBarnes and Noble2009
Nolo VerifiedNolo2009
Certificate of RecognitionWashington Defender Association2008
Certificate of CompletionNational College for DUI Defense2008
Certificate of Completion - SFST StudentLa Pier & Associates2006
Certificate of AppreciationSnohomish County Bar Association2001
Certificate of AppreciationWashington State Bar Association, Criminal Law Section2000
Certificate of AppreciationWashington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division1998
Volunteer of the MonthKing County Bar Association1997
Dean's ListNorthern Illinois University College of Law1997
ValedictorianNorthern Illinois University College of Law1997
Chicago Moot Court Competition-Law School RepresentativeNorthern Illinois University College of Law1996
Moot Court Competition-1st PlaceNothern Illinois University College of Law1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentLaw Firm Of David N. Jolly, PS2004 - Present
AttorneyMarsh Mundorf Pratt Sullivan & McKenzie2001 - 2004
AttorneyLaw Office Of Lance R. Fryrear2000 - 2001
Assistant City AttorneyCity Of Lynnwood Prosecuting Attorney1998 - 2000
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyKitsap County Prosecuting Attorney's Office1998 - 1998
AttorneySeattle Unemployment Project1997 - 1997
7-11 (Rule 9) PositionCriminal Law Project1997 - 1997
Legal InternNorthern Illinois University College of Law1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Snohomish County DUI LawyersMember2009 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2005 - Present
Skagit County Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2004 - Present
South Everett Mukilteo RotaryMember2001 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Criminal Law SectionMember1998 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
AVVOMember of AVVO Pro2009 - 2011
Washington State Bar Association, Administrative Law SectionMember2005 - 2006
Washington State Bar Association, Litigation SectionMember2002 - 2004
Washington State Bar Association, Ethics CommitteeMember2002 - 2003
Washington State Bar Association, Trial Practice SectionMember2002 - 2005
Washington State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust SectionMember2001 - 2005
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2001 - 2004
Washington State Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2001 - 2005
Washington Association of Prosecuting AttorneysMember1998 - 2001
Illinois State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember1997 - 1998
King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember1997 - 1999
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - 2001
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember - 7-111996 - 1997
Illinois Attorneys for Criminal JusticeMember1994 - 1997
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - 1997
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Everett v. EAAmended to Negligent Driving First Degree
State v. MMDismissal
State v. WHCase dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Whatcom County DUI HandbookThe Whatcom County DUI Handbook2013
The Snohomish County DUI HandbookThe Snohomish County DUI Handbook2013
The Island County DUI HandbookThe Island County DUI Handbook2013
The Skagit County DUI HandbookThe Skagit County DUI Handbook2013
The King County DUI HandbookThe King County DUI Handbook2013
The Ultimate Washington State DUI HandbookThe Ultimate Washington State DUI Handbook2012
The Washington State DUI Pocket HandbookThe Washington State DUI Pocket Handbook2012
Outskirts PressThe Personal Injury Handbook2012
Outskirts PressThe Car Accident Injury Handbook2012
The DUI Investigation HandbookThe DUI Investigation Handbook2011
The DUI Handbook For the Accused Vol. IIThe DUI Handbook For the Accused Vol. II2011
Celebrity DUIsCelebrity DUIs2011
The Traffic Ticket HandbookThe Traffic Ticket Handbook2011
Outskirts Press, Inc.The Drug DUI Handbook2011
The DUI App for the AccusedThe DUI App for the Accused2010
Alcohol Evaluation ChartAlcohol Evaluation Chart2010
Drug DUI GuideDrug DUI Guide2010
The History of DUI - Summary GuideThe History of DUI - Summary Guide2010
The DUI Handbook for LawyersThe DUI Handbook for Lawyers2009
DUI ChartDUI Chart2009
Field Sobriety Tests GuideField Sobriety Tests Guide2009
DUI/DWI: The History of Driving Under the InfluenceDUI/DWI: The History of Driving Under the Influence2009
Driver Licensing and DUI GuideDriver Licensing and DUI Guide2008
DUIs and Travel - The How To GuideDUIs and Travel - The How To Guide2008
The D.U.I. Handbook For the AccusedThe D.U.I. Handbook For the Accused2007
Deferred Prosecution - How To GuideDeferred Prosecution - How To Guide2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National College for DUI Defense, Inc.N/ADUI/DWI2010
La Pier & AssociatesN/ACertified Instructor - Standardized Field Sobriety Tests2009
National College of DUI DefenseDUI/DWIN/A2008
La Pier & AssociatesN/ACertificate of Completion - Standardized Field Sobriety Tests2006
Northern Illinois University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Northern Illinois University College of LawN/AValedictorian1997
Columbia College School of BroadcastingBroadcastingAssociates Degree1991
University of CalgaryManagementBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
DUI Radio Interview- KLAA AM radio in Los AngelesDriving Under the Influence (DUI)- History2011
Rotary ConferenceThe History of DUI2010
Northern Illinois University College of LawCriminal Law and being a solo practioner2009
Rotary ConferenceDUIs2007
Rotary Club MeetingHow to Avoid a DUI2007
Rotary MeetingDriver Suspensions and DUI2006
Rotary Club MeetingEmployment Consequences of a DUI2006
Snohomish County Public Defenders AssociationCriminal Law Updates - Prosecuting Attorney Perspective2000
Lynnwood Police Department Annual Legal UpdatesNew DUI Laws2000
Washington State Association for Justice, Criminal Law SectionProsecuting Attorneys and Trials1999
Washington Association of Prosecuting AttorneysAnnual Law Update1999
Lynnwood Police Department Annual DUI Law UpdateNew DUI Laws1999
Lynnwood Police Department Annual DUI Law UpdateNew DUI Laws1998
Kitsap County Bar AssociationThe Prosecuting Attorney's Role-Truancy Court1998

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