Hillary has extensive experience dealing with high asset dissolutions and complex child custody issues. She is well-equipped to handle cases involving complex financial matters, including business ownerships/interests, forensic accounting, or other valuation issues.
Hillary also has significant experience litigating post-dissolution matters – including child support modifications, maintenance modifications, and parenting plan modifications. She has a comprehensive understanding of the legal stances associated with each action, making her a strong advocate both in and out of the courtroom. She is also well-versed in complex jurisdictional issues (both domestic and international) as they relate to child custody issues. In 2017, Hillary was a featured speaker on complex jurisdictional issues at the McKinley Irvin Family Law Speaker Series.
Hillary understands that individuals who face family law issues are under a significant amount of stress, and she seeks to reduce conflict by providing rational and realistic solutions to her clients. Knowing that the best solutions are uniquely tailored to each individual's situation, Hillary makes a concerted effort to understand her client's needs and goals, thereby allowing her to develop effective case strategies. In doing so, she strives to achieve the best outcome possible for her clients.
Hillary previously worked as an associate attorney with S.L. Pitts, PC. Hillary received a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law (graduating cum laude), and a B.A., with Honors, from Dartmouth College. At Dartmouth, Hillary was a member of the Dartmouth Women's Varsity Rowing Team, and Concertmaster of the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra.
- Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section
- King County Bar Association, Family Law Section
- Mother Attorneys Mentoring Association of Seattle ("MAMA Seattle"), Member
- Named a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers in 2019