Updated: Feb. 23, 2018

Family Law Section

The Family Law Section is the only statewide organization of family law attorneys, and is one of the most active sections in the WSBA. The section is devoted to improving the profession and practice of family law, to the benefit of its members and other family law professionals, the judiciary, and the general public.

Annual Report
Info Sheet

Registration Now Open! Family Law Section Skills Training

Co-Sponsored by Domestic Relations Attorneys of Washington (DRAW)

When: April 13 – 14, 2018
Where: Yakima, Washington

See the flyer and complete the registration form!


Executive Committee

ChairRhea Rolfe
Chair-ElectJames Lutes
SecretaryMark Alexander
Treasurer: Lea Conner
Immediate Past ChairRuth Edlund
Legislative LiaisonPatrick Rawnsley
Young Lawyer Liaison: Vacant
BOG Liaison: Brian Tollefson*


Nancy Koptur
Shelley Brandt
Nancy Hawkins
Jonathan Lee
Patrick Rawnsley
Rhea Rolfe
Lea Conner
Elizabeth Turner
Anne Wakefield
Amir John Showrai
Karen Schweigert
Deanna Rusch
Paul Dinenna
Ann Farnsworth
Monique Gilson-Moreau

*Non-voting member

Please contact subcommittee member for details on their upcoming meeting dates and locations.

The section’s list serve is administered by the Family Law Section. For general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org.