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Jenny is known for the personable, compassionate and knowledgeable legal counsel she brings to her clients.  She and her husband, a scoutmaster and engineer, reside in Maple Valley, where they raised their two sons, both of whom are Eagle Scouts.  When she's not busy helping her clients, Jenny enjoys tailoring, fiddling, horse riding and traveling.  She is active in AAUW, Boy Scouts, and serves on the Board of Commissioners of Maple Valley Fire & Life Safety.  With her family, she enjoys many outdoor activities in this beautiful state.


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 40%
    38 years
  2. Estate Planning: 40%
    38 years
  3. Divorce: 20%
    38 years


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Attorney endorsements

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  • Susan Lee Beecher

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Rydberg is an excellent attorney with decades of experience in family law. She is a highly respected member of the legal community for good reason, and I would recommend her for even the most complex and puzzling of family law cases. While Ms. Rydberg has a well established practice in family law, she also has an active and growing practice in estate planning, and I recommend her for that as well.


    Susan Beecher Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mark David Albertson

    Jennifer is a smart, caring and knowledgeable lawyer, and has a reputation in our community as an excellent lawyer


    Mark Albertson Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Jennifer C. Rydberg Attorney at Law

8407 South 259th St.
Suite 203
Kent, WA, 98030-7536


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Silver BeaverChief Seattle Council, Boy Scouts of America2011
District Award of MeritBoy Scouts of America, Chief Seattle Council2007
Named Gift HonoreeAAUW2004
Couples AwardGreen River District of the Chief Seattle Council1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Fire CommissionerMaple Valley Fire & Life Safety2010 - Present
LawyerJennifer C. Rydberg, attorney at law1979 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Estate Planning Council of South King CountyBoard of Directors & Charter member2010 - Present
Estate Planning Council of SeattleMember2009 - Present
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)Member2001 - Present
Family Law Officers of the Court, King County (FLOCK)Member, former editor1996 - Present
American Association of University Women, South King County BranchMember & Past President1989 - Present
Boy Scouts of AmericaAdvancement Committee Member1987 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
South King County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Washington Women LawyersMember1978 - Present
Rotary Club of Kent SunriseMember, Foundation Chair, Scholars2002 - 2011
Domestic Abused Women's Network (DAWN)Board Member1997 - 1998
East King County Bar AssociationMember1995 - 1997
Tahoma School DistrictBoard Member, President of Board1991 - 1995
American Bar AssociationMember1978 - 1992
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Striker ProbateSuccessful transition of assets to the children.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Washington State Bar Association2005 Washington Family Law Deskbook, Chapter 57, Emerging Concepts in Legal Services: Unbundled Legal Services2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of Puget Sound School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of Puget SoundChemistryBS - Bachelor of Science1973
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education SeminarLiving Trusts2007
Family Law Mid-Year MeetingHow do attorneys deal with this new and growing concept; Why do clients want it; Successes to achieve and pitfalls to avoid2004
Washington Family Law ReporterUnbundled Legal Services2003
Continuing Legal Education SeminarBasics of Family Law -- When a New Client Walks in the Door ... What do you do next?2001
Continuing Legal Education SeminarSetting up a Family Law Practice and Operating on a Low Budget, Best of CLE2001
Eastside Estate Planning CouncilRetirement Plans & Divorce -- What Professional Advisors need to know1999
Continuing Legal Education SeminarEssentials of Client Intake and Evaluation1998