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Tara Katherine Richardson

Tara Katherine Richardson

Practice areas:

Family

About Me

My goal is  to provide strong yet compassionate representation of my clients.  In addition to a traditional practice, I am also trained in Collaborative Law, an alternative to litigation. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Family: 100%
    17 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Monica Chin

    Tara is a great advocate for her clients and an exceptional attorney. I would recommend her without hesitation.

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    Monica Chin Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Jennifer Cannon-Unione

    I highly recommend Tara Richardson, an attorney with compassion who has achieved tremendous results for her clients. I refer cases to Tara knowing that she will do an outstanding job and take good care of them.

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    Jennifer Cannon-Unione Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

601 Union St Ste 2600
Seattle, WA, 98101-4000

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199807/06/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2012
The Top Women Attorneys in WashingtonSuper Lawyers2012
Martindale-Hubbell/Fortune Magazine Top Ranked Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2011
Chair, Family Law DepartmentLasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC2010
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2003
Rising StarWashington Law & Politics Magazine2001

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Chair, Family Law DepartmentLasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC2010 - Present
PrincipalLasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC1999 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
King County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsN/AN/A
Compass CollaborativeN/AN/A
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of SeattleN/AN/A
King County Boys and Girls Club of GreenwoodFormer Board MemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
In re Marriage of Stewart, 133 Wn.App. 545, 550, 137 P.3d 25 (2006)Successful defense of appeal of protection order

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
How to File for Divorce in WashingtonHow to File for Divorce in Washington2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Washington -SeattlePolitical ScienceBachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Business InstituteFamily Law from A to Z2013
CLESupport Issues in Washington Divorce Proceedings2003
National Business InstituteExploring Essential Issues in Domestic Law for Washington Paralegals2002
Numerous CLEsFamily Law/Child Support IssuesN/A