...Susan J Shulenberger, Member Susan@sjsfamilylaw.com
Practice Areas: Susan Shulenberger
has been licensed to practice law in Washington State for more than 25 years.For the past 10 years, Susan
has limited her
law practice to complex family law, including dissolutions of marriages, spousal maintenance, property divisions, child custody and parenting plans, and post-dissolution work.She
also helps those in meretricious or same sex relationships where parties have lived together but never married.She
has also prepared and litigated prenuptial and living together agreements.Where appropriate, Susan
works with parties to resolve differences through mediation or some other form of dispute resolution besides traditional litigation. Susan
works to provide clients the best quality work possible at the lowest cost to the client.She
has an extensive list of outside business consultants, accountants, appraisers, tax specialists, other lawyers and mental health evaluators who assist when necessary. Before opening her own firm in the Pike Place Market, Susan practiced family law with the firms Preston Gates & Ellis LLP (now Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Preston Gates Ellis LLP) , and Gordon W. Wilcox, PS, and was most recently a partner with Wechsler & Becker LLP.
...During her first 15 years of practice, Susan gained experience in the areas of commercial litigation, business, tax, banking, real estate, securities, ethics, bankruptcy and corporate transactions in both large and small law firms.For example, Susan was an associate with Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP from 1982 - 1986 and Cable, Langenbach, Kinerk & Bauer LLP from 1986 - 1989.Susan
uses these skills daily in her
family law practice.