I am a partner at the law firm of Anderson York in Seattle. I practice primarily... more
I am a partner at the law firm of Anderson York in Seattle. I practice primarily family law, with a focus on cases involving complicated parenting issues like domestic violence or child abuse. My goal is to increase access to justice. To that end, my fees aim to be reasonable and affordable for low- to middle-income folks. I offer a sliding fee scale and work with my clients to find affordable ... view profile
For family law, I regularly handle cases involving complex child custody issues and... more
For family law, I regularly handle cases involving complex child custody issues and asset division, as well as domestic violence survivor representation. For employment-related issues, I take cases ranging from sexual harassment to sexual orientation discrimination.
As a mediator and Collaborative attorney, I help divorcing parents reach complete,... more
As a mediator and Collaborative attorney, I help divorcing parents reach complete, durable agreements. Mediation and Collaboration give parents latitude to explore difficult issues, without sparking unmanaged conflict. I often work in tandem with therapists, accountants and child psychologists so that divorcing parents have the information and support they need to make informed choices, ... view profile
In my role as an attorney I enjoy complex analysis and problem solving. I have... more
In my role as an attorney I enjoy complex analysis and problem solving. I have experience as a litigator in criminal court, immigration court, and family court. I enjoy analyzing complex family law issues including interstate and international custody, parental kidnapping and non-parental custody actions, among many other issues related to family law. My analysis has been included in amicus bri... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.