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This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
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Carolyn’s comment: “The event Avvo refers to actually occurred in 1996, not 2002. As a brand-new lawyer, I accidentally misfiled a document and thus gave a court inaccurate information. The person who filed the grievance waited 3 years to do so and the disciplinary process took another 4 years. I believe Avvo's system is misleading as different states' disciplinary systems take differing lengths of time.”
|Attorney||The Kraft Law Group, P.S.||2012 - 2016|
|Attorney||Law Offices of Carolyn A. Elsey||1994 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||Member||1994 - Present|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1993|
|Western Washington University||History||MA - Masters||1990|
|Montana State University, Bozeman||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Family Law Section||Dealing with Juvenile and Mental Health Courts||2007|
|Family Law Section||Defending Child Support Contempt Actions||2004|
|Bar Convention||Child Support Contempt||2004|