Amy Carei prides herself on being a genuine and approachable person first and a lawyer second. She takes time to understand what her clients are going through and has a knack for explaining complicated legal processes in plain English.
She believes that true collaboration leads to the best legal outcomes.
“I see myself as the navigator and my client as the pilot. I want my clients to participate actively in the process. I serve as the legal authority; they are the authority on their own lives.”
Amy has significant experience representing clients in times of crisis. Before transitioning to private practice, she worked for an agency that was dedicated to helping survivors of domestic violence. She is passionate about providing families with opportunities to create safer, more stable lives.
A fifth generation Washingtonian, Amy lives in Tacoma with her spouse, her three children, and two dogs - a Belgium Shepard named Kismet and a St. Bernard named Ellie. The family enjoys cooking, gardening, and hiking together. Amy’s hobbies include playing the violin, remodeling her 1890’s Craftsman house, and restoring old Toyota hatchbacks.
|Attorney||McKinley Irvin||2018 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Groves Law Offices||2017 - 2018|
|Attorney||Crystal Judson Family Law Justice Center||2015 - 2016|
|Volunteer Attorney||Rainbow Center/VLS Neighborhood Clinic||2015 - 2016|
|Legal Intern||Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals||2015 - 2015|
|Legal Intern||J&S Law Group, PLLC||2014 - 2014|
|Rule 9 Attorney||Northwest Justice Project||2013 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Foundation||Member||2017 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Seattle University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Pacific Lutheran University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|NALS Ethics CLE||Ethics in Parenting Plans for Prison Inmates||2019|
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Tue Nov 26 2019
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Sat Aug 17 2019
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