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Amy Kahler

Amy Kahler is a Pacific Northwest native and is passionate about helping individuals and families navigate the legal challenges facing today’s modern families.  Her personal philosophy is to advocate with compassion. She believes in empowering her clients to make the right choices by providing honest and comprehensive representation.

Amy represents parents, families and children across Snohomish, King, and Pierce Counties.  She focuses on all aspects of family matters, including divorce, custody, child support, paternity, and adoption.  She brings experience and professionalism to every client and customizes her support to her clients’ individual needs and concerns.

On a personal note…

Outside of work Amy enjoys travelling, visiting family all over the country, gardening, kayaking, and urban hiking.

Volunteer Skills:

Amy volunteers with the King County Bar Association in the Family Law Mentor and Volunteer Program and the Volunteer Neighborhood Clinics.

Educational Background

Eastern Washington University, B.S. Community Health Education, 1999

Seattle University School of Law, 2005

During law school Amy focused on family law and interned at the State of Washington Attorney General’s Office under Christine Gregoire supporting dependency matters.

Credentials

  • Washington Bar Association: Family Law Section

  • King County Bar Association

  • King County Bar Association: Family Law Section

Other Web Resources

Avvo profile
LinkedIn profile
SuperLawyers profile

Bar Admissions:

Washington State Bar Association

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

  • American Bar Association: Family Law Section

  • Washington Bar Association: Family Law Section

  • King County Bar Association

  • King County Bar Association: Family Law Section

  • King County Bar Association: Collaborative Law Section

  • King County Bar Association:  Solo and Small Practice Section

  • International Association of Collaborative Professionals 

Articles

“Caught Between a Rock and a Soft Place: Regulating Legal Ethics to Police Corporate Governance in the United States and Hong Kong,” Pacific Rim Law and Policy Journal, Vol. 14, Book 1 (Fall 2004).

Other

SuperLawyers, “Rising Star”, 2010, 2011, 2012
Co-chair for WSBA CLE “Discovery in Family Law”, 2008
Co-chair for the WSBA CLE “Mediation/Arbitration Bootcamp”, 2010
Liaison between KCBA Family Law Section and the Unified Family Court Training Oversight Committee, 2006 – present
Chair of the KCBA Family Law Local Rules Committee, 2006-2007
Secretary of the KCBA Family Law Section, 2011-2012
Vice Chair of the KCBA Family Law Section, 2012-2013
Title 26 Guardian ad Litem for King County Superior Court

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Recipient of National Association of Women Lawyers Award, 2011 (given to law student dedicated to promoting interests/progress of women’s legal rights)

  • Recipient of Hon. Christina Reiss Scholarship, 2011 (given to student who advances women’s law issues)

  • Best Oralist, 2010 Moot Court Competition

  • Academic Excellence Award: Highest Grade in Appellate Advocacy, 2009

  • Academic Excellence Award: Highest Grade in Family Law, 2010

  • Member of Washington Women Lawyers