David C. Braswell is an attorney at Kennedy & Braswell, PLLC. His primarily areas of practice are divorce and family law. He also serves as a Title 26 (family law) Guardian ad Litem for the Pierce County Superior Court.
David graduated with high honors from Seattle University School of Law, where he earned academic achievement scholarships, and received the highest grade in his class in Contracts and Legal Writing. In his final year of law school, David served as a full-time judicial extern for the Honorable Robert J. Bryan, Senior Judge at the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington at Tacoma.
While in law school, David worked as a legal intern at a law firm with a general civil litigation practice. He met Susan Kennedy while working there, and the two of them later formed the law firm of Kennedy & Braswell, PLLC. In the summer following his first year of law school, David worked as a law clerk in the Public Counsel Unit of Washington's Office of the Attorney General. Prior to law school, David worked as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher for three years in Tokyo, Japan.
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David is an amazing attorney. He is rational and reasonable, helpful traits for a family law attorney to have. This is a difficult career and family law is a highly emotional section of this profession. David works well with opposing counsel and helps to find that peaceful resolution.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2012|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2011|
|Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation||Washington State Bar Association||2010|
|Excellence for the Future Award (Contracts)||CALI||2007|
|Excellence for the Future Award (Legal Writing)||CALI||2007|
|Attorney||Kennedy & Braswell, PLLC||2009 - Present|
|Guardian ad Litem||Pierce County Superior Court||2011 - 2016|
|Full-time Judicial Extern||U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington at Tacoma (Hon. Robert J. Bryan)||2008 - 2008|
|Law Clerk||Washington State Office of the Attorney General, Public Counsel Unit||2007 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2010 - Present|
|Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Phi Alpha Theta (National History Honor Society)||Member||2003 - Present|
|King County Dissolution||Obtained parenting plan granting custody to our client, and providing Father with supervised visitation|
|Pierce County Parenting Plan Modification||Won at court, obtained parenting plan providing my client with primary custody of child|
|Pierce County Relocation Trial||Won at trial|
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|Seattle University School of Law||N/A||Juris doctor, magna cum laude||2009|
|Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law Section July 2015 CLE||Guardian ad Litem and Family Law Issues||2015|