Stella L. Pitts

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

S. L. Pitts PC
 | 719 Second Avenue, Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-395-3490
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Stella L. Pitts has managed her own family law practice, S.L. Pitts PC, since 2001.  The firm has nine attorneys and offices in Seattle and Los Angeles.  Ms. Pitts concentrates primarily on family law involving complex property division and custody issues.  Ms. Pitts was named as a Washington Super Lawyer in 2012; Board Member of Family Law CASA since 2010; Lawyer of the Year in 2007 by the King County Chapter of Washington Women Lawyers; and President of King County Washington Women Lawyers in 1996.  Most recently, Ms. Pitts became a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  She has chaired, co-chaired, or presented at numerous Continuing Legal Education programs for attorneys on family law topics.  Ms. Pitts has litigated dozens of trials and has successfully represented clients at the Court of Appeals of Washington, Divisions 1 and 2, three of which are published cases.  Ms. Pitts is a member of the King County, Washington State, and American Bar Associations.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements

Focus Areas

Family Law: Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements

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Super Lawyers: 2006, 2012 - 2017

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About Stella Pitts

Admitted: 1986, Washington

Professional Webpage: http://www.stellapittslaw.com/About/Stella-L-Pitts.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Lawyer of the Year, King County Chapter, Washington Women Lawyers, 2007

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed to practice in Washington State
  • Licensed to practice in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Licensed to practice in the U.S. District Courts of Western Washington

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • King County Bar Association, Future of the Law Institute, Summer Internship Sponsor, 2010
  • Member, AAML (American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers)
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Family Law Diversity Committee, 2012 - 2014
  • President, King County Washington Women Lawyers, 1996
  • Member, King County Washington Women Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, King County Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association, MLK Luncheon Sponsor

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Family Law CASA, Annual Breakfast Sponsor
  • King County Bar Foundation, Breakfast with Champions Sponsor
  • Member, Board of Directors of Family Law CASA of King County
  • Chair, Pro Bono Awards Committee: American Bar Association, 2014 - 2015

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • AAML Washington Chapter: Speaker at the 6th Annual Mary H. Wechsler Family Law Symposium for King Count Bench
  • Program Chair: WSBA CLE Conference, June 5, 2013
  • Speaker at the 2014 CLE Conference in Seattle, Washington
  • Speaker at the 2015 CLE Conference in Portland Oregon
  • Presenter, Family Law Section Midyear, Washington State Bar Association CLE, 2008
  • Presenter, Top 10 Rude Awakenings When Your Estate Planning Client Gets a Divorce, East King County Estate Planning Council CLE, 2008
  • Presenter, Financial Aspects of Family Law, Washington State Bar Association CLE, 2008
  • Presenter, Family Law Boot Camp, Washington State Bar Association CLE, 2009
  • Program Co-Chair and Presenter, Family Law 101-Time for a Reality Check, Washington State Bar Association CLE, 2010

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Peterson v. Cuff, 72 Wn.App. 596 (1994)
  • In re Marriage of Christel and Blanchard, 101 Wn.App. 13 (2000)
  • In re Marriage of Krieger and Walker, 147 Wn.App. 952 (2008)

Industry Groups

  • Legal
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    Office Location for Stella L. Pitts

    719 Second Avenue
    Suite 520
    Seattle, WA 98104

    Phone: 206-395-3490

     

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    Last Updated: 5/22/2017

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