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Education


University of  Washington, B.A. - Society & Justice, 1999


Seattle University School of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2006


 


Area of Practice


Family Law


 


Admitted to Practice


Washington State Courts


 


Professional Memberships


Washington State Bar Association, Member Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Member King County Bar Association, Member American Bar Association, Member Robert J. Bryan Inns Of Court, Associate


 


Civic Activities


Tacoma Historical Society, Volunteer


King County Bar Association Neighborhood Family Law Clinic, Volunteer

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Child Custody: 40%
    9 years
  2. Family: 30%
  3. Divorce: 30%
    9 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • Heather Z Bliss

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred several matters to Sophia with confidence knowing she does an excellent job for her clients. I found her to be a compassionate attorney, and always well prepared. She is a talented trial attorney; she understands the needs of her clients. Sophia has an excellent reputation in the legal community.

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    Heather Bliss Divorce and separation Attorney
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    I endorse this lawyer. Sophia passionately advocates for her clients. She is extremely knowledgeable and detail oriented. A fantastic choice for anyone facing a contentious dissolution.

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    Daniel Coen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Benjamin & Healy, PLLC

1201 Pacific Avenue
Suite C7
Tacoma, WA, 98402

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200607/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Trial Techniques AwardCALI Award for Excellence2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyBenjamin & Healy, PLLC2014 - Present
Attorney at LawTuell & Young, P.S.2008 - 2014
Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyPierce County Prosecutor's Office2006 - 2007
InternPierce County Prosecutor's Office2004 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Superior Court CommissionMember2013 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Family Law SectionMember2006 - Present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPresident2013 - 2014
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law SectionVice President2012 - 2013
Pierce County Local Rules CommitteeLiason2011 - 2014
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionMember2009 - 2012
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law SectionTrustee2009 - 2012
Washington State Bar Association, Rules of Professional Conduct CommitteeMember2008 - 2012
Tacoma Historical SocietyVolunteer2008 - 2010
King County Bar Association Family Law Neighborhood ClinicVolunteer2008 - 2010
Robert J. Bryan American Inn of CourtAssociate2007 - 2011
King County Bar Association-Family Law SectionMember2007 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v Easterlin 126 Wash.App. 170 (2005)Affirmed
State v. Johnson 132 Wn.App 400 (2006)Affirmed
In re the Parenting and Support of C.T. (2016)Trial court ruling against my client was reversed by the Court of Appeals.
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of WashingtonSociety & JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Washington Practice, Procedure, and Professional Responsibility Training for Military and Civilian LawyersWashington Parental Relocation Act2015
Washington Practice, Procedure, and Professional Responsibility Training for Military and Civilian LawyersWashington Parental Relocation Act2014