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Jamie Polito Johnston

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Seattle, WA

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC
601 Union Street, Suite 2600
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-624-1230
Fax: 206-340-2563
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012, 2015 - 2016
Licensed in Washington Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Jamie Polito Johnston is a Principal of Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC where she is the Chair of Seattle's preeminent family law practice group. Jamie concentrates her practice on family issues including divorce, parenting, child custody, child support and the division of complex marital estates. A highly skilled litigator and negotiator, Jamie was recognized as a Rising Star between 2010 and 2016. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors.

Jamie also practices collaborative law, a client-centered alternative to traditional litigation wherein clients agree to solve disputes in a cooperative setting outside of the courtroom. Jamie regularly volunteers at the King County Bar Association's Neighborhood Legal Clinic where she provides pro bono legal advice on a range of legal issues. Prior to joining Lasher, Jamie served as an Assistant Attorney General at the Washington Office of the Attorney General. Jamie is an Honors graduate of the University of Michigan and a cum laude graduate of Seattle University School of Law, where she served as Associate Editor of the law review and member of the Moot Court Board.

About Jamie Polito Johnston

First Admitted: 2003, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Bog Post - Mediation in Divorce: Until Dispute Resolution Do Us Part, Mediation in Divorce: Until Dispute Resolution Do Us Part

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, King County Neighborhood Legal Clinic, 2003
  • Family Law CASA of King County, Secretary, Board of Directors Volunteer, King County Bar Association Neighborhood Legal Clinics, 2021


  • Cum Laude, 2003
  • , Top 40 Under 40 Family Law Lawyers, American Society of Legal Advocates, 2015
  • Family Law, Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, 2020

Educational Background

  • Collaborative Law Training, 2011
  • Professional Mediation Skills Training Program, University of Washington School of Law, 2012

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Family Law offers concise explanations of each step in a family law case, transitioning smoothly from legal analysis to practical application of a point of law., Editor, LexisNexis Practice Guide, Washington Family Law, 2016
  • Authentication and Admission of Email and Social Media, Presentor, Authentication and Admission of Social Media, King County Bar Association, Family Law Hot Topics, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Collaborative Professionals of Washington, Member., 2021
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Member
  • American Bar Association Family Law Section Podcast Committee member, 2020
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2018
  • King County Collaborative Law member.
  • King County Bar Association, Family Law Mentor and Member of Family Law and Collaborative Law Sections
  • Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section
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Office Location for Jamie Polito Johnston

601 Union Street
Suite 2600
Seattle, WA 98101

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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