Jon Fox has 30 years of experience defending DUIs and has acquired a national reputation as one of the most knowledgeable critics of alcohol breath testing machines in the United States.
He has been repeatedly recognized as one of this state's "Super Lawyers" by Washington Law & Politics magazine, and has been named to Seattle Magazine's list of "Seattle's Best Lawyers".
Mr. Fox devotes his practice exclusively to DUI defense. His experience includes:
Founding and faculty member of the National College for DUI Defense with seminars held at Harvard Law School
Founding member and first chair of the Northwest Academy of DUI Defense
Founder and former board member of the Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Chair of Washington State Bar Association Criminal Law Section
One of only three attorneys ever who have attended the lengthy and intensive DataMaster Breath Test Technician Training Program given by the Washington State Patrol for its own breath testing experts
Co-author of "Defending DUIs in Washington", the definitive reference for DUI defense attorneys
Prolific author of articles critical of breath testing and unjust DUI laws
Featured speaker at DUI trial practice seminars in eight states including annual speaking engagements at the Washington State Bar Association's Criminal Justice Institute, the annual trial practice seminar of the Washington Foundation for Criminal Justice, and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Featured speaker at the DUI Issues Update seminar presented at several locations to the Washington State District and Municipal Court Judges Association
Featured speaker at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy
Lectured at Washington State Patrol Basic Training Academy, civil law firms, public defense organizations, and local law enforcement regarding DUI Laws
Featured in the Washington State Bar News, Trial News, Defense and Overruled magazines and numerous media appearances
Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court
An innovative trial lawyer, Mr. Fox created the first "e-brief" ever filed in a trial court in the State of Washington and authored Washington State's first website dedicated to DUI defense. He is known for his masterful cross-examination of expert witnesses and few can compete with his encyclopedic knowledge of alcohol breath testing machines. In the last two decades, Mr. Fox had led numerous legal challenges to Washington's DUI laws, establishing new legal precedent in the defense of DUI cases.
Mr. Fox is a private pilot and has represented accused citizens in nearly every county in the State of Washington.