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Blake represents clients in marital dissolution matters. His focus is divorce cases involving complex financial issues. Blake’s cases have included the division of business interests, investment portfolios, intellectual property and real property. His finance background and legal experience provide the tools necessary to protect his client’s financial interests in the divorce process. Blake is experienced in resolving matters through mediation as well as arbitration and trial, when necessary. He works with his clients from the outset of the case to understand their goals and to develop a legal strategy to achieve them.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 100%
    7 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Zeshan Q Khan

    It's no accident that Blake is a well-respected member of the family law bar and a successful practitioner. He's thoughtful, compassionate, and hardworking. Clients and fellow attorneys alike share in their respect for Blake and his work. That's a rare skill to possess in this area of the law. But Blake really is that good.

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Contact info

Socius Law Group, PLLC

601 Union St.
Suite 4950
Seattle, WA, 98101

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200807/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Clients' Choice (Divorce)Avvo2015
Clients' Choice (Divorce)Avvo2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/MemberSocius Law Group, PLLC2016 - Present
Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee MemberKing County Bar Association2016 - Present
Family Law MentorKing County Bar Association Family Law Mentor Program2015 - Present
Senior AttorneyMcKinley Irvin2012 - 2016
Associate AttorneyEagle Law Offices, PS2008 - 2012
Rule 9 Legal InternWitherspoon Kelley2007 - 2008
Extern for Honorable Edward F. SheaUnited States District Court, Eastern District of Washington2006 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
King County Bar AssociationJudicial Candidate Evaluation Committee2016 - Present
King County Bar Association, Family Law SectionFamily Law Mentor/Mentee Program2015 - Present
Washington Athletic ClubMember2010 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
King County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re the Marriage of Hoffman, Court of Appeals of the State of Washington, Division I, No. 66193-1Affirmed in favor of the Cross Respondent in an unpublished opinion.
Spousal MaintenanceThe husband's request to reduce spousal maintenance was denied and the husband was ordered to pay 100% of the wife's attorney's fees and arbitration fees.
Parenting Plan and RelocationThe parenting plan evaluator recommended frequent and substantial residential time with the father. The mother withdrew her relocation request and the parties entered a parenting plan providing the father significant residential time.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Money Talk News5 Factors That Put You at Risk for Divorce (and What to Do About Them) (contributor)2015
DiscoverProtecting Your Finances During Divorce (contributor)2015
King County Bar Association Bar BulletinWaste of Marital Assets/Fraudulent Transfers in Dissolutions (co-author)2015
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gonzaga University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of WashingtonBusiness Administration (Finance)BA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law Speaker SeriesThe Importance of Financial Analysis in Dissolution Asset Division2015