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Felicia Anne Malsby

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Arbitration Attorney at Gig Harbor, WA

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  • Licensed for 31 years
    State WA
    Acquired 1992
    Status
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Location

Law Office of Felicia A. Malsby, P.S
5262 Olympic Drive Suite B
Gig Harbor, WA, 98335
Law Office of Felicia A. Malsby, P.S.
5262 Olympic Drive Suite B
Gig Harbor, WA, 98335
Family Law Resolutions
6625 Wagner Way Ste 260 B
Gig Harbor, WA, 98335-8598
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Reviews

2.0 / 5.0
  5 customer reviews
Posted by anonymous | August 5, 2009
Child Support Modification
Ms. Malsby and her staff were friendly and very accesible. They answered all my questions and explained things in a way that allowed me, as a non lawyer, to gain an understanding of the law and issues I never had before.
Posted by anonymous | June 23, 2009
Felicia Anne Malsby
Felicia was collaborative to the point of acquiescense. I felt like my wife had two lawyers - hers and mine. Felicia didn't challenge anything presented by my wife and her lawyer. Her representation didn't approach the "assertive representation" described on her web site.
Posted by anonymous | March 11, 2016
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| Consulted Attorney
Very biased
I was trying to get a modification to my parenting plan and residential time. We were sent to Felicia to try and mediate things first, before litigating the matter bc we had a collaborative divorce. She was very biased to me (the father) and didn't listen to anything I had to say. She backed up my ex wife who lied through her teeth even when I had proof to the contrary. She expressed that all my wishes were me being controlling and I needed to learn to accept things. She also stated that I was unreasonable and no judge would ever grant me what I was asking for even though they are very standard parenting plan provisions. She was clearly sided with my ex wife and as a result my ex wouldn't even discuss the things I asked for. Felicia was very hostile to me and not a nuetral third party like a mediator should be. My ex wife got all the things she wanted while I walked away feeling like I just woke up from a nightmare. I wish I could go back and had done research on her bc I never would have gone to her! I would never, ever send anyone to her. She is very unethical in her practices. She is clearly easily persuaded to take sides. Horrible, HORRIBLE experience!
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Posted by anonymous | December 2, 2013
Poor/Overly Priced/ Biased Attorney
Felicia Malsby was recommended to be part of a mediation meeting between me and my ex-husband for the purpose of creating a visitation calendar. The mediator (Jamie) and Felicia Malsby charge an appalling amount ($400.00 per hour) for the services they provide. They both stated biased opinions, did not aid in the solution of creating a visitation calendar, and did not want to go according to the specifics of the parenting plan which was decided upon through a trial and court orders by a respected judge. Both Felicia Malsby and Jamie wanted only to take suggestions my ex-husband made for visitation, disregarding specifics of the plan, or my recommendations. Felicia Malsby charged an additional $400.00 at the end of the meeting for 'prep work'.
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Posted by anonymous | May 5, 2012
Wishing I could go back a year
I hired Felicia last year for my divorce. This was an easy non-confrontational divorce. Because of this, I thought my cost would be reasonable. Was I WRONG!!! Felicia is money hungry! My "easy" collaborative divorce cost me 5 times more then my friends that used other attorneys. I wish I could go back a year, and do it all over again with an ethical attorney.
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Education

  • University of Puget Sound School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1992
  • Guilford College
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1986

Associations

  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
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  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Inns of Court
  • Barrister
  • 1996 - 1999
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Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year
  • 1997

Attorney endorsements

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Family Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I had the pleasure of getting to know Felicia over the course of 5 years as we both were on the steeering committee that created the foundational building blocks for Collaborative Professional of Washington, a statewide nonprofit association that focuses on educating professionals and the general public on the many advantages of collaborative law over traditional litigation. She and I also served together as founding officers and directors of the CPW. I know that she a person of high integrety, and is dedicated to bringing collaborative practice to the mainstream of family law in the Gig Harbor area."
Divorce and separation Attorney | Aug 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Felicia is a pioneer in family law. She has earned her reputation as a fine lawyer in pursuing the interests of her clients in family law disputes, and is now concentrating her practice in resolving disputes without litigation. She is an outstanding source to obtain good results for her clients without going through the high costs of litigation."
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Felicia Anne Malsby
Arbitration Attorney
Gig Harbor, WA
Licensed for 31 years