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About me

I help couples resolve their disputes, whether in the midst of divorce or post-divorce issues, with dignity and respect.  


Recognizing the value of preserving civility in the legal process, particularly when working with children and families, I have been trained to assist families through divorce using the collaborative law model.  In this alternative to litigation through the court system, parties agree to work through their dispute respectfully, to achieve a durable agreement. 


Every family is different, and the collaborative model may not fit every individual situation.  While I believe changes in family structure are often best resolved by negotiating settlement, I also recognize that sometimes court intervention is appropriate and necessary.  I am comfortable in court and will provide zealous representation, when such action is required.  


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
  2. Child Custody: 10%
  3. Child Support: 10%
  4. Family: 5%
  5. Alimony: 5%



Hourly ($250/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

4700 Point Fosdick Dr Nw Ste 301
Gig Harbor, WA, 98335-1706


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Commissioner, Pro TemporePierce County Superior Court2012 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Jeffrey A. Robinson, PS2009 - Present
AttorneyLaw Offices of Felicia A. Malsby, PS2006 - 2009
AttorneyLutz Law Offices2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember, Inactive2003 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law SectionTrusteeN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMemberN/A
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMemberN/A
Collaborative Law Professionals of Pierce CountyMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Oak Brook College of Law & Gov't PolicyLawJD - Juris Doctor2003