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Yevgeny “Jack” Berner

also known as Jack Berner, Yevgeny (Jack) Berner

About me

Having worked in the legal field for 23 years (15 as an attorney) in a number of different areas including family law, criminal defense, personal injury/medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, Wills and estate planning, probate, and guardianship, I am very experienced and have devoted my professional life to tough advocacy for and compassionate counsel of my clients. I am committed to providing thorough and effective representation  to protect my clients’ rights and interests, to resolve matters in the least litigious and most cost effective manner when possible, and to take an aggressive stand as my clients’ advocate when litigation (e.g., trial) becomes inevitable.  I endeavor to treat every case as if it were my own.  I am available for representation in all Western Washington counties.


Please feel free to contact my office today for a free half hour consultation to discuss your legal issue(s).  You can also visit our website for more information:


Languages spoken: Russian, French

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Practice areas


  1. Family: 20%
    15 years
  2. Child Support: 20%
    15 years
  3. Child Custody: 20%
    15 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    15 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($175-295/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes), Pro bono (10%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Daniel Jeffrey McCormick

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    Daniel McCormick Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Frank Edward Morris

    I endorse this lawyer. Jack provides a great service to his clients at a very fair cost. Any one needing help during a divorce are well advised to call Jack


    Frank Morris Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Berner Law Group, PLLC (formerly Kennedy & Berner, LLP)

3112 Rockefeller Avenue
Everett, WA, 98201


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2012
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2011
Pro Bono AwardWashington State Bar Association2010
Outstanding Service AwardLifetime Advocacy Plus2005
Certified SPR 98.16W Settlement Guardian ad LitemKing County Superior Court2004
Alumni scholarshipUniversity of Washington2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerBerner Law Group, PLLC2011 - Present
PartnerKennedy & Berner, LLP2006 - 2010
AttorneyLaw Offices of C. Nelson Berry, III2005 - 2006
AttorneyDussault Law Group2000 - 2005
Rule 9 Legal InternDussault Law Group1999 - 2000
Legal assistant and then paralegalDussault Law Group1992 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
King County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Washington Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2011 - Present
Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Snohomish County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2005 - Present
United States District Court Western District of WashingtonMember2001 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In Re: RMB et. al.My client prevailed on all counts. All actions dismissed.
In Re Parentage of IHFSecured primary custody for young father residing in another state of newborn baby girl
In re: TD et. al.Secured primary custody of young child on behalf of father
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Publication nameTitleDate
UW School of Law Washington Law & Policy Journalcase review articles2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A2012
Washington State Bar AssociationN/AN/A2011
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2010
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2009
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2008
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2007
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2006
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2005
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2004
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2003
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2002
Washington State Bar AssociationN/ACLE Credits2001
University of Washington School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of WashingtonBusinessBA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WSBA, Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law Sectionattended/participated in numerous family law CLEs2010
Russian community outreach (various community centers)Divorce/custody, Wills & Estate Planning2008