Burdette, Douglas Lee

2101 4th Ave.Ste 1830Seattle, WA 98121

Updated: 12/09/2016


Douglas Lee Burdette is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell each year since 1995 and listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. His skills have been recognized by his peers as a “Super Lawyer” in Washington Law & Politics. He graduated with honors from St. Louis University School of Law in 1980, following eight years in the business world. After graduation, he served on the adjunct faculty of St. Louis University School of Law, and began the private practice of law. Mr...


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Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1980
  • Illinois, 1981
  • Washington, 1988
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Other Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association (Rule 6 Mentor )
  • American Bar Association
  • Seattle-King County Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • King County Bar Association
  • Washington State Association of Justice (Eagle Member)
  • King County Superior Court (Arbitrator)
  • Washington State Association of Justice Young Lawyer’s Division (Mentor)
  • Judicial Screening Committee (Past Member)
  • Interprofessional Committee (Past Member)


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and Listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Recognized by his Peers as a “Super Lawyer” in Washington Law & Politics, 2007 - 2015
  • 100 Best Trial Lawyers in Washington - Invitation Only - American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Top Lawyers in the Puget Sound Region, Seattle Business Magazine
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct faculty, St. Louis University School of Law, - 1981


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, St Louis, Missouri, 1980
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Moot Court Competition
  • Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1970
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Major: Philosophy
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, 1982
  • Regional Seminars, Trial Lawyers College, 2005, 2006

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Washington Procuring and Preserving Evidence, PES , 1988

Office Information


2101 4th Ave.Ste 1830Seattle, WA 98121

Office Hours

8 am - 6 pm


  • 206-441-5688


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