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Divorce. Custody. Visitation. Child Support. Relocation. Paternity. Domestic Violence.
These are words that no one wants to hear. But if these are issues you must deal with right now, it is easier and wiser to face them with a compassionate and experienced family law attorney at your side. My goal is to provide my clients with diligent and supportive legal guidance during what may be a very trying time in their lives.


Practice Areas


  1. Child Custody: 20%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  4. Family: 20%
  5. Domestic Violence: 20%



Hourly ($335/hour), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Philip R. Shucklin

    I endorse this lawyer. I have had the opportunity to work with Katherine on a number of cases over the years. I have always known her to be extremely well informed and a tireless advocate for her client. She is extremely hard working and a credit to the profession. I have always known her to be tough but fair in my dealings with her.


    Philip Shucklin Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this lawyer. Kathryn and I have opposed one another in a few cases over the years, and I always welcome the opportunity to work with such a knowledgeable, experienced, and down to earth attorney. Kathryn is adept at protecting her clients' interests and achieving their goals in an efficient and effective manner. Kathryn is an excellent advocate for her clients, and anyone facing divorce would be well-served by choosing her as their attorney.


    Robert Kaufman Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Kathryn V. Fields, Attorney at Law

2155 - 112th Avenue NE
Suite 201
Bellevue, WA, 98004



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top Contributor - Domestic ViolenceAVVO2013
Client's Choice - Domestic ViolenceAVVO2012
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2010
Who's Who in Family LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2007
Who's Who in Family LawWashington Law & Politics Magazine2006
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Pro Bono Publico Service CommendationWashington State Bar Association2004
ADR Standing Committee RecognitionWashington State Bar Association2000
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Family Law Commissioner Pro TemporeKing County Superior Court2013 - Present
Private PracticeLaw Offices of Kathryn V. Fields1989 - Present
Corporate CounselExploration Cruise Lines, Inc.1987 - 1989
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of James S. Turner1986 - 1987
In-house staff attorneyYatchship Cruise Line, Inc.1986 - 1986
Corporate CounselAlaska Tour & Marketing Services, Inc.1985 - 1986
Associate EditorWillamette Law Review1983 - 1984
Research AssistantWillamette University College of Law for Carlton Snow, JD1982 - 1984
Staff Member - Editing and Citations -Willamette Law Review1982 - 1983
Staff Member - Book Reviews (Maritime Law) -ASILS Law Review1982 - 1983
Volunteer Legal TutorThird World Student Organization1982 - 1982
Educator, Mock Trial Program, Sitton Disciplinary ProjectPortland Public Schools1978 - 1981
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1991 - 1992
United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonMember1989 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In re Marriage of: Dammarell v. DammarellMy client (the Mother) prevailed
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Publication NameTitleDate
Self-published Coursebook for CLE presentationCases of Note: Selected 2012 Decisions Impacting Washington Family Law2013
Self-published Coursebook for CLE presentationMysteries of the Forum Non Conveniens Motion2007
WSBA Family Law Midyear Seminar CoursebookChapter 16: UCCJEA, the Replacement for the UCCJA1999
Christianity TodayLetters: What's a Lawyer Worth?1987
Willamette Law ReviewField Burning: New Tinder for the Flame of Strict Liability1983
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Portland State UniversityEducationBS - Bachelor of Science1977
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
EKCBA March Family Law Section MeetingSelected 2012 Decisions Impacting Washington Family Law2013
"Real Estate Radio" - Episode 08/14/2010Divorce and Real Estate2010
EKCBA November Family Law Section MeetingUniform Child Custody, Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act2007
Family Law Midyear SeminarUCCJEA: Replacement for the UCCJA1999