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Wendy Ellen Zicht

Wendy Ellen Zicht

Law Office of Wendy E. Zicht, dedicated to resolving family disputes
  • Divorce, Family Law, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • Washington
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Summary

Awarded "Best of 2018 Tacoma Divorce Lawyer." I have been a lawyer for over 28 years, because I thoroughly enjoy helping others. From January 2011 to April 2013, I served as a Pierce County Superior Court Commissioner. I presided over family law, probate/estate, guardianship, mental illness, juvenile court, landlord tenant, mortgage foreclosure, and other matters. I chose to leave the bench and to return to private practice. I missed directly helping others. I still occasionally serve as a Pierce County Superior Court Commissioner Pro Tempore.

I assist my clients primarily with divorce, legal separation, child custody, and child support issues. I represent clients in high conflict litigation as well as in collaborative matters. I also serve as a mediator. My prior experience as a mental health social worker and my mediation skills are essential to helping others to handle stress and to focus on long-term goals.

Serving on the bench has sharpened my ability to present an objective perspective and to assist a potential client in evaluating outcomes. I provide an initial one-half hour free consultation. I charge any additional time based upon my prorated hourly rate. My goals is to advise you on the the relevant laws and court processes relevant to the issue at hand. I want you to leave my office with an action plan.

I have served as President of the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, President of the Family Law Section of that Association, and as Trustee of both boards for many years. I continue to be involved with a variety of boards and committees. When I am not busy with clients or professional activities, I enjoy time with my husband, our many pets, and my piano.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
Additional Practice Areas
  • Paternity
  • Parenting Plans
  • Collaborative Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I provide an initial 1/2 hour free consultation. I prorate my hourly rate for any additional time.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Regular hourly rate is $250 for myself and $175.00 for my associate, Nicole Pryor.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Federal Court, Western District of Washington
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Education
Washington State Courts Judicial College
Certificate of Completion (2011)
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University of Puget Sound
J.D. (1991) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude Am Jur Award for the Study of Evidence
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Ohio State University - Columbus
Bachelor of Science in Social Welfare, School of Social Work (1984)
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Washington State Bar  # 21219
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Wendy E. Zicht
2207 N. 30th S.t
Tacoma, WA 98403
Telephone: (253) 752-8889