Brooke Barnes

Brooke Barnes

  • Bankruptcy, DUI & DWI, Criminal Law ...
  • Washington
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Having had personal experience growing up as a child in a divided home, Brooke brings an essential element of understanding and compassion to Family Law. Her passion is helping people not only walk through the landmines inherent with legal actions, but to actually thrive in the process. No battle is too massive and she is not intimidated by any adversary and will handle legal cases with the utmost honesty and integrity, using her gifts of research, investigation and persuasive speech to dismantle any inequities against her clients. Brooke has the gift of making even her enemies live at peace with her as she has incorporated the adage of drawing more flies with honey than vinegar a part of her life.

Brooke makes you feel like the only person in the room, even if you are in a crowd of hundreds. Her calm, confident demeanor will embolden and soothe clients immersed in anxiety causing situations. If you have concerns about your case, she will always take the time to talk to you and give you an honest assessment of where things stand. She is here to listen, provide advice, and fight for you. She has never met an opponent she hasn’t felt comfortable standing up to. Prior to coming to Yakima Law, Brooke defended over a thousand criminal cases. She has argued motions and gone to trial several times, garnering positive outcomes in the proceedings. Brooke transitioned to helping families because she finds it fulfilling to empower those facing family crises.

Brooke was born and raised in Central Washington. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters as well as their two dogs. One of her favorite activities is going to breweries where she can sit outside and listen to music while laughing with her husband and friends.

Practice Areas
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    DUI & DWI
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington State Bar Association
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Ashby Law
Department of Assigned Counsel
Lee & Associates
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association  # 47291
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Washington Family Bar Association
- Current
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Washington Defender Association
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Negotiating the Final Settlement and Trial; Legal Ethics, Divorce Law Boot Camp, Spokane, WA
National Business Institute
Best Criminal Defense Attorney: Yakima Law
Yakima Herald-Republic
10 Best Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Top 40 under 40: Criminal Law
American Academy of Attorneys
39 Under 39
Yakima Herald Republic
Websites & Blogs
Yakima Law
Contact & Map
Yakima Law
212 N. Naches Avenue
Yakima, WA 98901
Telephone: (509) 903-9500