Don’t Let One Mistake Ruin Your Life For Good

Frank V. Bartoletta

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Practice Areas:

  • DUI Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Wills and Probate


As a 1975 graduate of Gonzaga University Law School, Frank V. Bartoletta has focused primarily in the area of criminal defense, with an emphasis on DUI defense.  A retired JAG officer with the U.S. Army Reserves, Frank has tried over 200 jury trials, in all form of arenas, ranging from State District and Superior Courts, to Federal Court, to Military Tribunals, all with notable success.  Over a 35+ years in the legal profession Frank has represented well over 1,000 individuals charged with DUI.  A Spokane native, Frank has spoken through the years at numerous CLE programs on the subject of DUI defense.  Frank believes every client deserves a vigorous defense.


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington
    • B.A. - 1969
    • Major: Business Finance

Bar Admission

  • Washington, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington, 1978

Professional Associations

  • Washington State Bar Association, 1975 to Present

Classes & Seminars

  • Defending DUI's: Fighting the State's Evidence, Washington Defender Association, 2013
  • SCC Police Officer Training: Moot Court, Spokane Police Department/Prosecuting Attorney's Office, 1999
  • Criminal Law Update CLE, Spokane County Bar Association, 1999
  • DWI CLE, Spokane County Bar Association, 1998
  • District Court CLE, Spokane County Bar Association, 1996
  • Super Seminar- DWI , Washington State Trial Lawyers Association, 1995
  • Criminal Law CLE, Spokane County Bar Association, 1994
  • District Court Practice with Emphasis on DWI, Spokane County Bar Association, 1990