Christopher D. Pitts

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

S.L. Pitts PC
 | 719 Second Avenue, Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-237-1145
Fax: 206-447-7746
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher D. Pitts is a principal at S.L. Pitts PC. Licensed to practice in Washington and California, Mr. Pitts serves clients in both states who face serious family law challenges, and he has extensive experience dealing with high-value asset division, business valuations and other complex financial matters for those seeking a dissolution of their marriages.

A 1999 graduate of Vassar College with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Pitts earned his Master in Theology from the Graduate Theological Union in 2004. He then attended the University of California Hastings College of the Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008. The State Bar of California admitted him to practice that same year, and the Washington State Bar Association admitted him in 2009.

As an attorney, Mr. Pitts has achieved notable success representing clients during all aspects of divorce, but what really sets him apart from other family law attorneys is his ability to efficiently identify and value closely held business interests and other significant assets, such as retirement accounts, pensions, real estate and more. Regarded as an outstanding litigator, he has helped numerous professionals protect their interests during high-stakes property division proceedings.

Along with his successful legal practice, Mr. Pitts also maintains an active presence with several local, state and national bar associations. He has written extensively and conducted seminars and lectures throughout the region on a variety of topics related to family law, asset valuations, and effective trial advocacy. Recognized for his impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, he holds top ratings from Martindale-Hubbell as well as other peer- and client-review sources.

Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%)

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Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018

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About Christopher Pitts

Admitted: 2008, Washington

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington
  • American Bar Association, 2009
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2009
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2012
  • California
  • Kitsap County Bar Association, 2014
  • Member, King County Bar Association, 2009
  • Member, Santa Monica Bar Association, 2012
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section, Member, 2009
  • Member, California State Bar Association, 2008
  • Member, King County Bar Association Judiciary and Litigation Committee, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Volunteer Attorney for New Beginnings, a local non-profit providing legal and other services to victims of domestic violence, 2018
  • Volunteer Attorney, King County Bar Association Pro Bono Services
  • Mentor, King County Bar Association Future of the Law Institute

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Shareholders Should Rein in Executive Pay, King County Bar Bulletin, 2012
  • Author, “All That’s Gold Does Not Glitter,” King County Bar Bulletin, 2013
  • Presenter, “Working with Financial Experts in Family Law Litigation,” King County Bar Association, 2012

Educational Background:

  • Vassar College, B.A. in Political Science, with Honors, 1999
  • J.D. University of California, Hastings College of Law, 2008
  • Graduate Theological Union, M.A. in Theology, 2004
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Office Location for Christopher D. Pitts

719 Second Avenue
Suite 520
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-237-1145

Fax: 206-447-7746

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Last Updated: 9/23/2019

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