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Crystal Lambert-Schroeder is a Pacific Northwest native. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Washington State University Honors College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts with emphasis’ in Psychology and Human Development.

Crystal completed her legal education through the Washington State Bar Association Law Clerk Program.  She is licensed to practice law in the State of Washington and the Western District of Washington Federal Court.  In addition to representation of family law litigants, Crystal serves as a Court Appointed Guardian Ad Litem for children in family court cases. She also works as a Parenting Coordinator and Collaborative Professional.

Crystal serves in leadership roles in various legal professional organizations.  These leadership roles include:  2012-2013 President of the Clark County Bar Association Family Law Section; appointed by the Washington Supreme Court in 2009 and again in 2012 to serve on the Washington State Bar Association Practice of Law Board, Treasurer of the Washington Women Lawyers St. Helens Chapter 2008-2013, and President of the Clark County Young Lawyers Section 2010-2012.  Crystal is an active member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), International Academy of Collaborative Professionals(IACP) and American Inns of Court.

Crystal was the recipient of the Clark County Bar Association’s first annual Rising Star Award in 2014.

Crystal continually exceeds the required continuing education requirements which help her stay current in the fluidity of law. In addition to continuing education in family law, Crystal has completed the following advanced trainings: 

•over 24 hours of Collaborative Practice training; 

•over 20 hours of Parenting Coordination training;

•over 15 hours of Family Law Mediation training;

•Title 26 Guardian ad Litem training

Crystal is a co-author of the Washington Practice Series: Family and Community Property Law. This publication is a comprehensive practice guide used by family law practitioners throughout the State of Washington. 

Crystal is a strong believer in giving back to the community.  She gives back through active volunteerism with the YWCA Safechoice Legal Clinic and the Clark County Volunteer Lawyers program helping those people in legal need.



Practice areas


  1. Family: 30%
  2. Divorce: 25%
  3. Child Custody: 25%
  4. Adoption: 20%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

7 total 

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  • Susanne Ruiz Rodriguez

    Crystal is smart, caring, and will do a great job for any client. I refer all my clients who need family law services to her.


    Susanne Rodriguez Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Robert Charles Russell

    I strongly endorse Crystal in all areas of family law.


    Robert Russell Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

900 Washington St Ste 1020
Vancouver, WA, 98660-3455


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
2014 Raising Star AwardClark County Bar Association2014
Washington State University S. Town Stephenson AwardWashington State University Honors College2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Legal Intern/Law ClerkDeDona Law Firm2006 - 2009
Law Clerk/ParalegalLaw Office of Alfred Bennett2004 - 2006
Undergraduate InternDeDona Law Firm2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clark County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPresident2012 - 2013
Clark County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPresident2010 - 2012
Clark County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionVice President2009 - 2010
Washington State Bar Association Practice of Law BoardMember (appointed by Washington Supreme Court)2009 - 2013
Washington Women Lawyers (Clark County)Treasurer2008 - 2013
Clark County Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionSocial Committee Chair2006 - 2009
Publication nameTitleDate
Family and Community Property LawWashington Practice, Volume 19, Chapters 1-32015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Washington State Law Clerk ProgramN/AN/A2009
Washington State UniversityPsychology, Minor: Human DevelopmentOther - Bachelors2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
WSBA Pre-Licensing SeminarGetting to Know Your Legal Community2010