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Jeffrey Alan Lustick

Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC
Contact: 360.685.4221
Experience:
Law School: Gonzaga University School of Law - Gonzaga University
Jurisdictions: Washington
9th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

OVERVIEW

About Jeffrey Alan Lustick
Jeffrey is the founder and senior partner of Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone where his law practice focuses on felony and misdemeanor defense, DUI and traffic law, aviation law, and military law. Jeffery began his legal career in the U.S. Air Force in 1997, where he served as a military prosecutor and circuit defense counsel and, later, as a Special Assistant United States Attorney. After leaving active duty, he was the Lead Prosecutor for the City of Bellingham until entering private practice in 2004. Jeffrey was elected President of the Whatcom County Bar Association in 2006 after serving as an officer for four years. He was also President of the Baker Creek Estates Neighborhood Association in North Bellingham where he helped draft the City of Bellingham’s annexation plans for the area, worked to establish safety and security programs, and founded a neighborhood block watch. Jeffrey is a legal news consultant, on-air contributor, and fill-in talk show host for KGMI Radio AM-790 in Bellingham. He also frequently provides legal commentary for news stories on television stations KIRO-7, KING-5 and KOMO-4 in Seattle and nationally for ESPN-Radio. He has also appeared as a legal consultant and on-air guest for TruTV (formerly Court TV) in Manhattan, N.Y. He is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) Legal Plan Attorney’s Panel, the Washington Pilot’s Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association, the Civil Air Patrol, the American Legion, and a former member of the Washington Air National Guard. A pilot since the age of 17, Jeffery has more than 2,500 hours of flight experience in Cessna and Piper aircraft.
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Traffic Tickets
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Aviation Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Free Consultation
    • Free Consultations taken for city, state, and federal criminal cases. Call (360) 685-4221 to schedule your consultation.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
9th Circuit
Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Certifications
Private Pilot's License (Federal Aviation Administration)
Languages
 SpokenWritten
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Professional Experience
Founder and Senior Partner, Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC
-Current
Jeffrey is the founder and senior partner of Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC where his law practice focuses on felony and misdemeanor defense, DUI and traffic law, aviation law, & military law. He began his legal career in the Air Force in 1997, where he served as a military prosecutor and circuit defense counsel and, later, as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. After leaving active duty, he was the Lead Prosecutor for the City of Bellingham until entering private practice in 2004. Jeffrey was elected President of the Whatcom County Bar Assn in 2006 after serving as an officer for 4 years. He was also President of the Baker Creek Estates Neighborhood Assn in North Bellingham where he helped draft the City of Bellingham’s annexation plans for the area, worked to establish safety and security programs, and founded a neighborhood block watch. Jeffrey is a legal news consultant, on-air contributor, and fill-in talk show host for KGMI AM-790 in Bellingham. He also frequently provides legal commentary for news stories on television stations KIRO-7, KING-5 & KOMO-4 in Seattle. He has also appeared as a legal consultant and on-air guest for TruTV (formerly Court TV) in Manhattan, N.Y. He is a member of the AOPA Legal Plan Attorney’s Panel, the Washington Pilot’s Association, the Experimental Aircraft Association, the Civil Air Patrol, the American Legion, and a former member of the Washington Air National Guard. A pilot since the age of 17, Jeffery has more than 2,500 hours of flight experience in Cessna and Piper aircraft.
Staff Judge Advocate, Washington Air National Guard
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Highest rank achieved: Major/O-4. Military honors and decorations received include: Meritorious Service Medal, (1 OLC), Air Force Commendation Medal (3 OLC), Air Force Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Volunteer Service Medal (with device), Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (non-Combat Award), Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Mobility Device, and Air Force Small Arms Marksman Ribbon
Lead Criminal Prosecutor, City of Bellingham
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Served as lead attorney and manager for a five-member unit of the Bellingham City Attorney's Office. Directly responsible for prosecution over 1,500 municipal misdemeanor and traffic offense cases each year. Regularly conducted contested jury trials, bench trials, pretrial motion hearings, and plea hearings on behalf the city. Provided management and oversight to two Assistant City Prosecutors and office staff. Advised police officers on search warrants and legal tactics to enhance prosecution of criminal offenses in the municipal court. Was an active member of the Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys.
Military Prosecutor; Defense Counsel; Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps
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Military Criminal Justice: Practiced as one of five base-level prosecutors trying Air Force members accused of violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Areas of pretrial practice included investigation, research, and drafting of charges. Handled all phases of trial, from preliminary hearing through trial and sentencing proceedings. Chief of Operations Law: Served as primary legal adviser to Operations Group and Squadron Commanders for rules of engagement, law of war, international treaties, status of forces agreements, and other operational and contingent military operations. Supervised and provided legal guidance for unit compliance inspections, and regularly provided training and orientation to base personnel who were delaying for wartime operations.
Education
Gonzaga University School of Law - Gonzaga UniversityJ.D (1997)
Honors: Dean's List and Cum Laude
Western Washington UniversityB.A (1993)Sociology & Crimnology
Professional Activities
President Whatcom County Bar Association 2006-2007
President Baker Creek Estate Neighborhood Association 2002-2004
Awards
Washington Super Lawyer 2009, Washington Law and Politics Magazine
Washington Super Lawyer 2008, Washington Law and Politics Magazine
Professional Associations
Legal Panelist , Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
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Member, Washington State Bar
-Current

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Jeffrey Lustick on KVOS-TV-12
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Lustick, Kaiman & Madrone, PLLC
222 Grand Avenue
Suite "A"
Bellingham, WA 98225
USA
Telephone: 360.685.4221
Fax: 360.734.4222