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Meredith Williams Gerhart

Family Attorney at Olympia, WA

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  • Licensed for 13 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2010
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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EXCEPTIONAL OUTCOMES IN FAMILY LAW MATTERS! SMART LAWYERS FOR SMART CLIENTS

Having been admitted to the bar in 2010, Meredith Gerhart has dedicated her legal career to various aspects of family law, specializing in divorce, legal separation, modifications to parenting plans, adjustments to child support, paternity matters, and relocations.


Beyond her private practice, Meredith serves as a Guardian ad Litem on the Thurston County Title 26 Guardian ad Litem registry. She frequently receives court appointments to advocate for young individuals in dependency proceedings initiated by the State of Washington.
In contrast to many of her peers, Meredith entered law school with a specific goal of becoming a family law practitioner. Her motivation stems from a steadfast commitment to minimizing potential harm to children involved in court proceedings, whether directly or indirectly. She actively engages in child-centered and trauma-focused representation on a daily basis, striving to protect the well-being of the most vulnerable members of the community.


Meredith's academic journey includes earning a cum laude Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics from Vanderbilt University, followed by obtaining her J.D. from Gonzaga University School of Law. During her tenure at Gonzaga, she distinguished herself as the Staff Editor of the Gonzaga Law Review.

Location

Envision Family Law
2024 Caton Way SW
Olympia, WA, 98502

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Posted by Georgia | January 14, 2021
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| Consulted Attorney
Brilliant
Helped with modification of child support paperwork. Made sure it waas completed properly. Explained everything thoroughly. Gave us peace of mind. Very professional. Went the extra mile!

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AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate
  • Envision Family Law
  • 2024 - Present
  • Title 26 Guardian ad Litem
  • Thurston County Superior Court (Family & Juvenile Court)
  • 2013 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Law Office of Meredith Gerhart, P.S.
  • 2018 - 2024
  • Associate
  • JBJ Law Group
  • 2016 - 2018
  • Associate
  • Pope, Houser & Barnes, PLLC // William B. Pope & Associates, PLLC
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Associate
  • The Gaia Law Firm, PLLC
  • 2010 - 2012
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Education

  • Gonzaga University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Vanderbilt University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007

Associations

  • Thurston County Bar Association
  • Chair, Family Law Section
  • 2019 - Present
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2010 - Present
  • Washington Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Thurston County Bar Association
  • Member, Young Lawyers Section
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Local Hero Award
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • 2021
  • Top 10 Family Law Attorney
  • Best of the Best Attorneys
  • 2021
  • Top 30 - Matrimonial & Family Law
  • The National Advocates
  • N/A
  • Top 10 - Family Law Attorney
  • Attorney and Practice Magazine
  • N/A
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Family Attorney | Jul 25
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"Meredith is hard working and dedicated. She also has a great sense of humor and a huge heart. She advocates for her clients, but is also reasonable to work with as an opposing counsel. She is also very generous with her time and energy, working as a court-appointed attorney and/or guardian ad litem in many instances."
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Olympia Family Lawyer Meredith Williams Gerhart
Meredith Williams Gerhart
Family Attorney
Olympia, WA
Licensed for 13 years
Virtual consultation available