Jennifer D. Andrews

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Tacoma, WA

The Narrows Law Group
2200 North 30th Street, Suite 202
Tacoma, WA 98403
Phone: 253-302-4849
Fax: 253-302-5468
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jennifer D. Andrews is a partner with The Narrows Law Group in Tacoma, Washington. A top-rated and award-winning lawyer, Ms. Andrews has more than 17 years of legal experience, and she provides unmatched counsel and support to clients throughout Tacoma and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Divorce, invalidity of marriage, marriage dissolution and legal separation

· Division and valuation of assets and debts, including business, retirement and real property assets

· Pre and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and separation agreements

· Spousal maintenance and alimony

· Child support and custody

· Modifications and enforcements of existing divorce orders

· Parenting plans, relocation and visitation

· De-facto parentage committed intimate relationships and parental rights

· Domestic violence orders of protection

· Other family law and domestic relations issues

As an attorney, Ms. Andrews has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients as well as her aggressive approach to helping them obtain the goals they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Having once served as a prosecutor, she has extensive trial experience; however, she prefers to help her clients resolve their conflicts and reach favorable agreements without the need for expensive, time-consuming and adversarial court battles.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Andrews has earned the Community Service Award from the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association and a South Sound 40 Under 40 designation from Business Examiner. In addition, South Sound Magazine voted her Best Attorney in 2015, and she received the Pro Bono Attorney of the Year Award from Kitsap Legal Services in 2006. She has also received Superb, 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo.

After graduating with honors from Southern Utah University in 1999, Ms. Andrews attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor with honors in 2002. While in law school, she received the CALI Award of Excellence in Family Law and Evidence and the Barbara M. Buckley Award for being an outstanding graduate.

A leader in her field, Ms. Andrews has several publications to her credit, and she has conducted lectures and seminars across her region on a variety of legal topics. She is also the current president of the Hon. Robert J. Bryan American Inn of Court, where she has also served as both scholarship and mentorship director. She has also served as co-president and treasurer of the Washington Women Lawyers Pierce County chapter as well as president of the Kitsap County Prosecuting Attorney Guild.

In addition, she has served as trustee of the Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association's Family Law Section and board of trustees member of the Washington Young Lawyers Division as well as board of directors member of Kitsap Legal Services. She also serves on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound and as commissioner pro tem for the Pierce County Superior Court.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

About Jennifer D. Andrews

Admitted: 2002, Washington

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Educational Background

  • Southern Utah University, B.A., with honors, History

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pro Bono commendation from the WSBA (received almost yearly), 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Presented 1 hour CLE on current issues in family law and the LGBTQ communities and the status of state and national law., Presenter, Navigating the Murky Waters of Family Law and LGBTQ Issues, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Convention, Legal CLE, 2017
  • Author, “Minor Mothers and Consent to Adoption: An Anomaly in Youth Law”, Adoption Quarterly, 2001
  • Presented on sensitive ethical issues present in on parentla custody actions involving agreements that change and unrepresented parties., Presenter, Ethical Issues in Nonparental Custody, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law Section "Love Stinks" CLE, Legal CLE, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Collaborative Law Training, 2017


  • Award designated for a TPCBA member who volunteers his or her time, either in a legal or non-legal capacity, to improve the circumstances of others. For exemplary service as a TPCBA member who volunteers time in both the legal and non-legal community to improve the circumstances of others., Community Service Award, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, 2018
  • Kitsap Legal Services, Attorney of the Year, 2006
  • Washington State Super Lawyer, 2020
  • Public nominations bring forward outstanding candidates for consideration — individuals who have made great accomplishments and significant contributions to their business or organizational workplace, and the community overall. An alumni panel comprised of past 40 Under Forty honorees then reviews the nomination and answers to a deep questionnaire completed by those nominated., 40 Under 40, Business Examineer, 2014
  • Voted by the public, Best Attorney/Law Firm, South sound Magazine, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Judicial Qualifications Committee, 2018 - 2020
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Trustee, 2020
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Puget Washington State Bar Association, 2020 – current
  • Pierce Court Washington Women Lawyers (Treasurer, 2014 - 2016 and Co-President, 2016 - 2018)
  • President, Honorable Robert J. Bryan, American Inn of Court, 2018 - 2019
  • Family Law Section Board Member of the Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association, 2014 - 2018


  • “ Jennifer is an excellent and dedicated attorney. Not only do her clients like the results she gets in and out of court, but they like her as a person. I am impressed with her commitment and work ethic on a daily basis and her ability to see the big picture and help get her clients there in an efficient manner.”
  • “ Jennifer is well-respected by her peers and by the bench. I have sent friends and clients to her for family law issues due to my faith in her abilities.”
  • “ Jen is a great asset to our local legal community. From President of the local Inn of Court to lending a hand to her peers, she is a consummate professional. ”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Jennifer D. Andrews

2200 North 30th Street
Suite 202
Tacoma, WA 98403

Phone: 253-302-4849

Fax: 253-302-5468

Last Updated: 2/9/2021

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