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  1. Mediation: 25%
  2. Lawsuits & Disputes: 25%
  3. Family: 25%
    7 years
  4. Divorce: 25%

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Desonier Law & Mediation Services Ps

10900 Northeast 8th Street Suite 900
Bellevue, WA, 98004

Desonier Law & Mediation Services, P.S.

5400 Carillon Point
Bldg. 5000, 4th Fl.
Kirkland, WA, 98033

Desonier Law & Mediation Services PS

4769 34th Ave NE
Seattle, WA, 98105-4006



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We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
East King County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
King County Collaborative LawBoard of DirectorsN/A
Washington Mediation AssociationMemberN/A
Association for Conflict ResolutionAdvanced PractitionerN/A
King County Bar AssociationFormer Chairperson1992 - 1994
King County Bar AssociationFormer Chairperson1988 - 1989
Publication nameTitleDate
Washington Family Law DeskbookCollaborative Family Law2007
Bellevue Neighborhood Mediation Program’s UpdateBATNA’s — Not Always What They’re Cracked Up To Be!2002
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsCollaborative Mediation: An Alternative Approach to Case Management in Family Law Cases2000
Washington State Bar Association Bar NewsClosing in on Disparity1994
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Chaminade UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1970
University of ArizonaN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals San Diego ForumMoving Beyond the Shadow of the Law & Shallow Peace: Letting Go & Other Tips To Advance Your Collaborative Skills2006
National Business InstituteThe Use of Mediation in Family Law Cases2003
National Association of Social WorkersFamily Law for the Social Work & Mental Health Professional2003
King County Bar Association ADR SectionUnited States Postal Service Transformative Mediation Process2002
Skagit County Pro Bono Program/WSBA DR Section "On The Road" seriesMaking it Practical - Without Malpractice!2001
Tenth Annual Northwest Alternative Dispute Resolution ConferenceExploring Mediator Authority2001
National Business InstituteSettlement of Equitable Distribution Issues Through Negotiation and Mediation2001
7th annual Family Law InstituteMediation: Let's Try the Different Models on for Size!2000
Washington State Bar Association Family Law Mid-Year ConferenceCollaborative Mediation2000
King County Bar Association Family Law SectionThe Role of the Co-Parent Therapist in Family Law Cases2000
7th Annual Northwest Alternative Dispute Resolution ConferenceHow Clients Decide: A Model for Mediation1998
7th Annual Northwest Alternative Dispute Resolution ConferencePreparing Your Client for Mediation1998
4th Annual Family Law InstituteMediation - When is it Okay to Let Your Client Take Charge?1997
National Business InstituteStages of Dissolution Mediation; Mediation Ethics1997
Washington State Bar AssociationA Comparison of ADR Processes: Negotiation, Mediation, Settlement Conferences, Arbitration1997
King County Bar AssociationEncore Presentation - Client Control: Maintaining a Professional Relationship with Diverse and Demanding Clients1994
1st Annual Family Law InstituteThe Law of Spousal Maintenance1994
Washington State Bar AssociationSpousal Maintenance: The Hardest Issue to Argue1994
King County Bar AssociationClient Control: Maintaining a Professional Relationship with Diverse and Demanding Clients1994
King County Family Court Services and Divorce LifelineParenting Seminar - What About the Children?N/A

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