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About Me

My practice focuses primarily on family law, including divorce/dissolution, legal separation, domestic partnership dissolutions, parenting plan and child support modifications, adoption, child custody, and LGBT-specific legal issues. I approach my practice with an understanding of both the legal issues and the emotional toll involved in complex family law matters. I understand that each case is unique and believe in taking the time necessary to ensure that each client's concern is heard and addressed head-on. I pride myself in resolving difficult legal matters on behalf of my clients through effective negotiation or direct advocacy. My fluency in French and Spanish also allow me to represent a broad range of clients. 



Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Family: 25%
  4. Child Support: 15%
  5. Adoption: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Caleb. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andre R. Olivie

    Caleb is an intelligent and caring attorney who knows the law and how to fight for his clients. I have consulted with Caleb on more than one occassion on family law issues and would reccomend him to anyone needing an excellent family law attorney!


    Andre Olivie Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Skellenger Bender, PS

Rainier Tower, 1301 Fifth Avenue
Suite 3401
Seattle, WA, 98101



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
People on the MovePuget Sound Business Journal2012
People on the MoveSeattle Business Magazine2012
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySkellenger Bender, PS2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyMoschetto & Koplin2010 - 2012
Law ClerkSpencer Anderson Buhr2008 - 2010
Association NamePosition NameDuration
QLaw- GLBT Bar Association of WashingtonBoard of Directors2013 - Present
William L. Dwyer American Inn of CourtAttorney Member2013 - Present
Greater Seattle Business AssociationMember2012 - Present
QLaw- GLBT Bar Association of WashingtonCo-chair, Law Student Outreach2012 - Present
QLaw - GLBT Bar Association of Washington, Law Student Outreach CommitteeMember2011 - Present
King County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Sexual Orienation and Gender Identification Legal Issues (SOGILI) SectionMember2010 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2010 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
QLaw- GLBT Bar Association of WashingtonMember2007 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
NW Lawyer (WA State Bar News)Life in a Post-DOMA World2013
SB BulletinSupreme Court's DOMA Decision2013
SB BulletinSame-Sex Marriage in Washington2012
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJ.D.2010
Pomona College (Claremont)International Relations, Romance Language & LiteraturesB.A.2006
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
LGBT Immigration and Family Law ForumMarriage & Domestic Partnerships in Washington, LGBT Adoption & Alternative Reproduction Legal Issues2012
Financial Divorce Settlements From Start to FinishFinding, Valuing and Dividing Other Assets and Debts2011
Alumni Stories From the TrenchesFind a Job2011