Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson is the preeminent family law practice group in the Pacific Northwest. Our family law attorneys are recognized and respected for their experience and success representing clients in marital dissolution cases involving complex, substantial asset division and high-conflict custody cases.
Our in depth knowledge of Washington law and decades of experience in family law allow us to efficiently navigate the legal labyrinth of dissolutions of marriage, legal separations, child custody, child support and parenting plans, and prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements. As a “firm within a firm,” our divorce attorneys are uniquely positioned with access to in-house expertise in tax and business, trusts and estates, employment, and real estate to optimally serve clients which high net worth and complex estates.
Each member of the LHS&E family law practice group is dedicated to providing sound counsel and personalized solutions that achieve the best possible result for our clients. We provide our clients with a high level of personal attention and expert counsel. Our goal is to maximize the results of your divorce while striving to minimize the level of conflict and disruption.
Our family law team is well versed in case preparation, negotiation and settlement, and has an outstanding track record of resolving disputes, both in and out of Court. Regardless of the complexity of the case, our goal is to develop a comprehensive strategy that yields the best possible outcome for each client. Our firm has the expert resources necessary to assist our clients and to practice family law at the highest level through a combination of unmatched negotiation and litigation skills. Where appropriate, we select and utilize highly-skilled experts on our team in identifying, characterizing (as community or separate) and valuing significant assets, including closely-held business interests, stock, real estate, and retirement accounts.
We recognize that disputes regarding child custody are one of the most delicate and emotional aspects of the divorce process. We approach each case with individualized attention and advocate for the best interests of the children. We are committed to minimizing the impact of parenting issues on the children and our client.
In addition to providing innovative solutions to complex family law issues, LHS&E is also on the cutting edge of emerging family law dispute resolution processes, including Collaborative Law. An alternative to traditional litigation, Collaborative Law is a method of settling disputes in a respectful manner where the clients agree to use an “out of court” negotiation structure with an open exchange of relevant information with their attorneys and selected joint experts in order to achieve an amicable settlement of all issues.
Attorneys in this practice group have been consistently recognized by the legal community as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, have been awarded Martindale-Hubbell’s highest “AV” preeminent rating for legal ability and ethics, as “Top Lawyers” by Seattle Magazine, include one of The Best Lawyers in America, and a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers.