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Anne’s practice focuses on holding those in power accountable when they fail to protect the most vulnerable in our society. She represents children and young adults who were physically or sexually abused in foster care, at school or in government custody.



Practice areas


  1. Social Security: 100%

Attorney endorsements

11 total 

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  • Amy Irene Muth

    Anne Kysar is an outstanding, caring attorney. I referred a former client to her, and he was immensely pleased with her candor, communication, and expertise in this practice area. She cares deeply about her clients and works tirelessly to get great results for them. I highly recommend her.


    Amy Muth Child abuse Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sandra E Widlan

    I endorse this lawyer. Anne is both a compassionate and an aggressive attorney. She cares about her clients and does everything she can to win their case.


    Sandra Widlan Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Schroeter Goldmark & Bender PS

810 3rd Avenue Suite 500

Seattle, WA, 98104-1619


NYCurrently registered 199803/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Journal of Law & Politics2003
Soros Justice FellowSoros Foundation1997
Kirkland & Ellis FellowshipKirkland & Ellis1996
Root Tilden Snow ScholarNYU School of Law1994
Truman ScholarUnited States Goverment1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneySchroeter Goldmark & Bender2003 - Present
AttorneyThe Defender Association1998 - 2003
AttorneyThe Door1997 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Solid Ground Family Assistance ProjectBoard Member2008 - Present
Hepatitis Education ProjectBoard Member2007 - Present
Epilepsy Foundation NorthwestBoard Member2007 - Present
The CFIDS Association of AmericaMember2005 - Present
Washington State Association for JusticeMember2003 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Carroll v. DSHS1 million dollar settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
Hepatitis MagazineNavigating the Social Security Maze2004
Real Change NewsPersistence Pays Off: For workers incapacitated by physical or mental illness, disability benefits are worth fighting for2003
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsThe Becca Bill: Is the Cure Worse than the Disease1999
13 CHILDREN'S RIGHTS CHRONICLE 5Transracial Adoption in Light of the Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994: Increasing Compliance with the Law1995
EXPERIENCING RACE, CLASS AND GENDER IN THE UNITED STATES - Virginia Cyrus edRacism and Sexism at the National Institute of Health1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Concordia CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
APDA Take ControlParkinson's Disease and Social Security Disability2016
SSI/SSDI AdvocacyTraining advocates on challenging CDI reports2010
Social Security BootcampResources and SSI2010
Disability Lifeline and Supplemental Security Income EligibilityThe Five Step Disability Test - A Primer for ALJs2010
National Epilepsy Awareness Month ConferenceEpilepsy & Social Security Disability2008
Lawyers Fostering Independence ProgramSSI and Foster Care2008
Helping Your Patients Get the Benefits they DeserveSocial Security Disability2007
Helping your Clients Get the Benefits they DeserveSocial Security Disability2006
Getting Maximum Benfits for Your Social Security Clients in WASocial Security Disability2006
Chronic Fatigue Support GroupSocial Security Disability2004