I commenced my practice in 1966 and have represented well over 1,000 clients in
every imaginable domestic situation.
Between 1966 and 1970 I was a regular Army Captain in the United States
Army as a member of the Third Armored Division.
I grew up in Frankfurt, Germany and came to the United States in 1953 as
a result of an adoption. I lived
first in Bellevue and for the last 40 years, in Seattle. I attended both the
University of Washington and the University of Virginia. I’ve also been the recipient of the German
American Friendship Award, of which I believe I’m the only local attorney to
designated a SuperLawyer by Law & Politics Magazine every year since 2005.
20 years I’ve belonged to the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers ("AAML")(invitation only).
designated a Top Lawyer by Seattle Met Magazine and have had an AV rating from
Martindale Hubbell (a lawyer’s rating service) for over 30 years. (“AV” means a significant rating
accomplishment; a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him at the
highest level of professional excellence.)
have a wide range of clients, from ordinary employees to judges, professional
athletes, doctors, professors, lawyers – you name it.
Languages spoken: German
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Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer
There is a reason Wolfgang Anderson is legendary. Any lawyer working as opposing counsel knows that his powers of persuasion are incredibly effective in court. As a client, you can rely on Wolf to present the best side of your case. Wolf's experience, skill, and record of results is unsurpassed.
Leslie Olson Divorce & Separation Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
I endorse this Wolfgang. I've worked with and against Wolfgang for many years. I have only the higest respect for his skills and abilities. There are only a few attorneys who can match Wolfgang's power or persuasion in settlement negotations or in the courtroom.
Mark Olson Divorce & Separation Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|America's Best Lawyer||Woodward/White||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2006|
|Principal||Anderson, Fields, McIlwain & Dermody, Inc., P.S.||1977 - Present|
|Lawyer||Jonson & Jonson||1970 - 1977|
|Attorney||Judge Advocate General's Office||1966 - 1970|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers||Fellow||1992 - 2007|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1970 - 2007|
|N/A||Member||1967 - Present|
|N/A||Member||1967 - Present|
|Brossman v. Brossman, 32 Wn. App. 851 (1982)||N/A|
|In re The Marriage of Freedman, 23 Wn. App. 27 (1979)||N/A|
|Pippins v. Jankelson, 110 Wn. 2d 475 (1988)||N/A|
|See all legal cases|
|Divorce in Washington||Divorce in Washington||2000|
|University of Washington School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1966|
|AAML Conference||Boutique Issues||2007|
|AAML Conference||Property Division||2005|