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At Anjilvel Law we believe in empowering clients as we provide legal information, advice and forceful representation. We strive to give you, our client, the information you need to make informed decisions about how your needs can best be represented. We will fight to protect your rights. 


 

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Languages spoken: English, Spanish, French

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 80%
    24 years
  2. Civil Rights: 20%
    16 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($325/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

5 total 

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  • Erin Blower

    I endorse Sunitha. I have worked with her as opposing counsel and thought she was strong and professional advocate.

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    Erin Blower Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Amir John Showrai

    I have acted as a mediator in several cases now where Sunitha has represented one of the two sides in conflict. She comes prepared to every mediation, and she has always had her clients prepared to deal with what can only be said to be a difficult process. What makes her a great lawyer is the fact that although she comes prepared to litigate each case, she comes ready to make a deal too, if there is one to be had. The ability to act on a dual track like that in family law is a huge asset and one that invariably serves her clients well. Thus, I endorse this lawyer without reservation.

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    Amir Showrai Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Anjilvel Law Group

800 5th Avenue
Suite 4100
Seattle, WA, 98104

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200807/16/2016
CAActive199505/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of Founder's DistinctionMarystown - Burin Laubach Literacy Council1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerAnjilvel Mentzer Law Group2015 - Present
AttorneyLaw Office of Sunitha Anjilvel (Washington)2008 - Present
Supervising DirectorCalifornians for Fair Redistricting2005 - 2005
AttorneyLaw Office of Sunitha Anjilvel (California)1995 - 2007
Staff AttorneyNewfoundland Legal Aid Commission1990 - 1993
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Conciliation and Family CourtsMember2015 - Present
King County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaActive Member1995 - Present
Kinship Care Project King county bar AsscoationVolunteer Attorney2013 - 2014
King County Bar AssociationPublic Relations member Pro Bono Services Commitee2009 - 2010
Volunteer Attorneys for Persons Living with AidsVolunteer Attorney2009 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
International adoptionSuccessful completion of adoption
Thid Party Custody CaseCustody awarded to clients
Campaign finance lawyerCampaign remained in compliance with law
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
News ReleaseSushi chef's shooting death by Seattle police leads to inquest2016
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogParental rights in Washington: Parenting Plans defined2014
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogWhat is Spousal Maintenance?2013
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogIssues facing separating couples: When to represent yourself2013
AVVO Legal GuidesDivorce in Plain English2012
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogKeeping divorce costs down: Agree to agree (if you can)2011
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogSave money in legal fees – forewarned is forearmed2011
Anjilvel Mentzer Law GroupPreparing for end-of-life: 3 important documents2010
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogWhat to do if your spouse asks for a divorce2009
Anjilvel Mentzer Law BlogAffordable divorce in Washington: Unbundled Legal Services2008
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Dalhousie University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
McGill UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1985