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Charles E Szurszewski

Charles E Szurszewski

also known as Chuck Szurszewski

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Mediation

About Me

Chuck Szurszewski has been practicing family law in the Olympia area since 1978. His experience includes managing the Olympia Division of Child Support and heading up the Thurston County Prosecutor's Office Child Support Section. Chuck has been with our firm since 1987, representing individuals in dissolution, modification, custody and child support cases. He is an experienced mediator as well as a litigator. He has served as a court-appointed guardian ad litem in over 200 cases.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1978

  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    37 years
  2. Family: 40%
  3. Mediation: 10%
    27 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-251/hour)

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Patrick William Rawnsley

    I consider myself fortunate to have known Chuck the entirety of my legal career and have had many cases against him - the bulk of which have been contentious, hard fought actions. Keeping this in mind, we have managed to resolve everyone of them by agreement which is a testament to his skills as an attorney and negotiator. He is as much of a zealous advocate as he is zealous in resolving cases by agreement. He has served our local and state bars for many years. He is one of my trusted sounding boards.

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    Patrick Rawnsley Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Danielle Lynne LaBelle

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    Danielle LaBelle Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

The Law Offices of Connolly, Tacon & Meserve

201 5th Avenue S West Suite 301
Olympia, WA, 98501

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive197807/05/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2009
Super LawyerWashington Law & Politics Magazine2007
Super LawyerWashington Law and Politics2006
Boss of the YearThurston County Legal Secretaries Association1992

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Attorney at LawConnolly, Tacon and Meserve1987 - Present
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyThurston County Prosecuting Attorney1981 - 1987
Program AdministratorWashington State Division of Child Support1978 - 1981

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Family Law Section, Washington State Bar AssociationMember, Family Law Executive Committee2003 - 2006
Thurston County Bar AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
South Sound Advocates for Disabled CitizensPresident1992 - 1992
Olympia Host LionsMember1990 - Present
South Sound Advocates for Disabled CitizensBoard of Directors1985 - 1994
Thurston County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Dartmouth Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Marriage of Rideout, 150 Wn. 2d 337 (2003)Upheld by Supreme Court

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJ.D.1977
University of Puget SoundEconomicsB.A.1973
Dartmouth CollegeEconomicsN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law MidyearCase Law Update2012
Family Law MidyearCase Law Update2011
Thurston County Bar Association CLE SeminarCase Law Update2007
WSBA Family Law Midyear MeetingLegal Remedies2006
Thurston County Bar Association CLE SeminarCase Law Update2006