Updated: June 25, 2018

Family Law Section

The Family Law Section is the principal 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


Section Executive Committee Elections

Voting closed on May 31 at 5 p.m. in the Family Law Section Executive Committee elections. Here are the newly-elected members, with terms beginning on Oct. 1, 2018.

At-Large Member: Stephen Foster

At-Large Member: Monique Gilson-Moreau

At-Large Member: Jacqueline Jeske

At-Large Member: Lisa M. Ward

At-Large Member: Boaz Weintraub

Thank you to all of the candidates!

Executive Committee

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


Nancy Koptur
Shelley Brandt
Nancy Hawkins
Jonathan Lee
Patrick Rawnsley
Rhea Rolfe
Lea Conner
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. To join the list serve, please contact and forward proof of membership to Alan Funk at asf@wechslerbecker.com. For general section questions, please send your email address and Bar number to sections@wsba.org.