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Duncan Ives Lewis

Duncan Ives Lewis

Let me help you GET YOUR LIFE BACK NOW.
  • Criminal Law
  • Washington
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Natalie Roberts
Reviewed by Natalie Roberts December 21, 2018
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Duncan sets the standard that other criminal defense attorneys are measured by. Duncan’s several decades of experience, vast array of knowledge and ability to analyze and articulate even the most complex legal issues are unmatched.
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Summary

Duncan I. Lewis has been a criminal defense attorney for over 31 years, practicing primarily in the federal and state courts of Washington. Many of his cases and clients have been featured prominently in the media.

A 1987 graduate of Willamette University School of Law, Mr. Lewis and his clients have enjoyed extraordinary success in thousands of cases ranging from the death penalty mitigation to misdemeanors.

Mr. Lewis has also successfully won the pretrial dismissal of dozens of criminal cases based on motion practice and intensive investigations.

Mr. Lewis has particular expertise in how mental health intersects with the law and his collaborative work with other attorneys in this field has been favorably reviewed by the University of Washington and the Journal of Law and Psychiatry.

Mr. Lewis has been a guest lecturer at Seattle University School of Law and has been a national and international lecturer to other attorneys in the area of criminal law and how it intersects with mental health at Continuing Legal Education seminars.

Recently, Mr. Lewis was interviewed on KOMO News Radio in Seattle regarding a recent Supreme Court case regarding criminal justice and juveniles. Mr. Lewis understands that sometimes good people are accused of and criminally charged with terrible sounding crimes. However, the second you meet Mr. Lewis, his intellect and non-judgmental compassion will immediately put you at ease. You will also see first hand how Mr. Lewis has an intensely engaging and persuasive presence when presenting cases before a jury.

Mr. Lewis and his team of experts and investigators will lead you down a path to getting your life back and out of the hands of the State.

Practice Area
  • Criminal Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Sex Crimes
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate
Vindicate Criminal Law Group
- Current
Education
Willamette University College of Law
J.D. (1987) | Law School
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University of Puget Sound
B.A. (1983)
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Awards
10 Best
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Client's Choice Award
Avvo
Professional Associations
Washington Defender Association
Member
Current
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Washington State Association of Justice
Member
Current
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National Child Abuse Defense & Resource Center
Member
Current
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United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Member
Current
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King County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
Member
Current
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Washington State Bar  # 17226
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The Komo Politicast
Komo News
Speaking Engagements
Mental Health Court Procedures , CLE
Associated Counsel for the Accused
Schizophrenia and Mental Health Issues , CLE
Associated Counsel for the Accused
What is Mental Health Court and How Does it Work? , CLE
King County Bar Association
Ethical Considerations in Mental Health Cases , CLE
Associated Counsel for the Accused
Websites & Blogs
Website
Vindicate Criminal Law Group
Contact & Map
Tacoma Office
1201 Pacific Ave.
Ste. 1503
Tacoma, WA 98402
Telephone: (253) 753-1941
Bellevue Office
10655 NE 4th St, Ste 208
Bellevue, WA 98004
Telephone: (425) 657-5006
Seattle Office
600 University Street
Suite 3010
Seattle, WA 98101
Telephone: (206) 512-3464
Renton Office
707 S Grady Way, Ste 600
Renton, WA 98057
Telephone: (425) 549-7937
Lakewood Office
10116 36th St Ct SW, Ste 310
Lakewood, WA 98499
Telephone: (253) 785-9944
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