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J. Stefan Otterson

also known as Stefan Otterson

About me

Stefan Otterson practiced business law for a year before moving to family law in 1990. Since then he has represented state agencies, foster children, juvenile delinquents, parents, foster parents, adoptive parents, and adoption agencies.  He has worked in every aspect of family law, family mediation, and collaborative law.  He has worked with Native Alaskan tribal courts and State Superior Courts all over Alaska. 


Languages spoken: English, German, French

Practice areas


  1. Adoption: 30%
  2. Child Custody: 20%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  4. Mediation: 20%
  5. Family: 10%



Hourly ($300/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Otterson Law Office

425 G St
Suite 714
Anchorage, AK, 99501-2138


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerNelson, Flint, Otterson & Lombardi2008 - 2009
Assistant Attorney GeneralState of Alaska Department of Law1990 - 1999
AssociateHartig, Rhodes, Mahoney & Edwards1988 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
Alaska Association of Collaborative ProfessionalsCharter member2008 - Present
Alaska Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/A1988 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of UtahBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters1988
University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
University of UtahN/AN/A1984