Brent Bohan is a family law and divorce attorney with high energy and a powerful drive to obtain the best possible outcomes for his clients.
While running a private practice, Brent discovered his talent for family law. He loves helping people solve problems, and family law provided a challenging and rewarding way to do so. Brent now focuses his practice on family law and divorce, including high asset divorce and LGBT family law.
Known for being a tough litigator, Brent combines a talent in the courtroom with his ability to develop productive and friendly relationships with the opposing counsel in a high stakes environment.
“I get a lot done by simply picking up the phone and having a rational discussion with the opposing counsel,” Brent says. “But when I say ‘see you in court,’ I mean it. Most attorneys know when I call them that if we don’t resolve our problem reasonably, they will be facing a motion. I’ve found this approach extremely effective in working towards a resolution, whether we end up in court or mediation.”
Brent places a strong client-attorney relationship at the cornerstone of his practice. Due to the turbulent nature of many family law cases, Brent works to ensure his clients to feel secure and confident in the representation he provides.
Brent is an active member of several legal organizations, including serving on the Board of Trustees of the King County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. He also volunteers for the KCBA neighborhood clinic program, family law program, and domestic violence squad.
Outside of the legal realm, Brent is devoted to Crossfit and tends to get a little too enthusiastic about his training. He unwinds by getting outdoors and spending time with friends and his Boston Terrier, Logan.
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Brent is a tremendous advocate and a great resource to his clients and his fellow attorneys. Since entering practice, Brent has been a consistent presence in the legal community and has built a strong reputation among his clients and colleagues.
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Brent is a capable and thoughtful attorney. He is dedicated to his clients needs and often anticipates their wants and problems before they arise, making their case and the relationship between client and attorney smooth and enjoyable. I endorse Brent and his firm.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Clients' Choice Award||Avvo||2015|
|Associate||Mckinley Irvin, PLLC||2015 - Present|
|Associate||Engel Law Group, PS||2013 - 2015|
|General Counsel||DDC||2011 - 2012|
|Owner/Managing Attorney||Bohan Law, PLLC||2011 - 2013|
|Assistant ADA||Beltrami County Attorney's Office||2009 - 2009|
|Legal Intern||GordonDerr||2009 - 2010|
|Work-Study Attorney||South Royalton Legal Clinic||2008 - 2010|
|Environmental Consultant||Consultoria de Derecho Ambiental||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Trial Bar||Member||2013 - Present|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division||Board of Trustees||2013 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Eagle Member||2013 - Present|
|Washington State Association for Justice||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution||Member||2012 - Present|
|Washington Mediation Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Snohomish County Bar Association, Young Lawyer Division||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Neighborhood Legal Services Association||Attorney||2010 - Present|
|Snohomish County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||N/A||2010 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Litigation Section||N/A||2010 - Present|
|King County Bar Association News||Why I Love Being a Member of the YLD||2014|
|Avvo Legal Guide||Should I Stay in the Marital Home During Divorce||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||What to Expect at a 341 Meeting in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||How do I get Child Custody in Washington State?||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||Are you being harrassed by a debt collector? Know your consumer rights.||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||Divorce: Helpful Tips on How to Prepare for Divorce||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||Thinking about Using Social Media during Divorce? Think Again.||N/A|
|Avvo Legal Guide||Introduction to Bohan Law, PLLC.||N/A|
|Vermont Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|Vermont Law School||N/A||Masters in Environmental Law and Policy||2007|
|University of Washington||Politics, Philosophy, and Economics||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|
|Bridging the Gap||Motions Practice - Pitfalls in Drafting||2014|
|Swearing-in Ceremony||Welcome Speaker||2013|