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Richard Hart


- University of Washington: B.A. ’80, (magna cum laude, with    Honors in History, Phi Beta Kappa)
- University of Washington School of Law: J.D. ’86

- Moot Court Honor Board and National Appellate Advocacy Team Member
- Multiple Certificates of Appreciation for his work with the King County Superior Court
- Program Committee Chairperson for the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program (CASA)
- King County Bar Association’s Committee Selectee                 
- Instructor on Divorce Law Topics for the Washington State Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education Program
- Designation as King County Superior Court Settlement  Conference Volunteer Master Attorney

Richard is a Seattle native who has 30 years of tough and successful advocacy on the frontline in the courtroom. He is fully prepared to go to court.  These decades in the courtroom have shown that there is a better method of resolving disputes. Richard advocates the benefits of Mediation and a cost-saving approach to the law. Richard’s success and reputation in the courtroom allow him to negotiate the best possible settlements outside of court.


Practice Areas
Simple and Complex Cases
High Net Worth Divorce
Long-Term Marriage
Trial Litigation
Unmarried Couples
Domestic Partnerships
Asset Division                    
Spousal Maintenance   
Child Custody & Support
Mediation and Negotiation