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Attorney Profiles

Goldberg Jones is a local office of Seattle area divorce lawyers serving King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties. We focus our representation on husbands and fathers in divorce, child custody, child support, and most other family law matters.

We’ve grown from a three-person startup to a multi-state firm with well more than 25 attorneys devoted solely to the practice of family law, specifically, the representation of husbands and fathers.

These are the family law attorneys practicing in our Seattle, WA office location.


managing divorce attorney“Ken is without a doubt the point guard of the Seattle office. In his role as Managing Attorney, he exemplifies the Goldberg Jones Way, in his commitment to client education, customer service, creative problem solving, and team player mentality,” lauds Managing Partner Rick Jones.


divorce attorneyHelping his clients navigate the legal process is what drew Patrick to this line of work.
He says, “Without competent counsel, men are often persuaded, rushed, or coerced into accepting offers that place them in places of a greater disadvantage than even what the law instructs.”


seattle divorce lawyer nathan gibbsMeticulous, dedicated, and sharp, Nathan diligently pursues every case with integrity and intensity to produce the most favorable outcome possible. While never afraid of a fight, he understands that using the right tool for the job is the best way to achieve his clients’ goals.


divorce attorneyA former member of the United States Army, and decorated veteran of the Gulf War, Robert was born and raised in Washington. He attended Washington State University as an undergrad and received his Juris Doctor from Seattle University. He subsequently earned his Master of Laws from Stockholm University in Sweden.


divorce lawyer seattle colleen clayDiscussing her approach to a case, Colleen says, “I try to bring an extra level of comfort and support to my clients to make a really stressful time in someone’s life a little bit easier. I find that it really is an art balancing a calming personality but also being really tenacious and aggressive when necessary.”


seattle divorce lawyer“I was drawn to the practice of family law because the arguments and legal issues are based on fairness and equity”, admits Rob. Strong negotiation skills and being able to give practical and sound legal advice are among Rob’s strengths as an attorney. Coming from strong family values, “I understand the importance of continued contact with your children.”


seattle divorce attorneyPrior to becoming an attorney, Gregg worked in law enforcement and the security industry for more than 25 years. This provided him a unique perspective on legal matters, as well as the opportunity to develop excellent interpersonal communication skills and experience crafting important documents.


divorce attorney seattleTalking about Mitchell, managing attorney, Ken Alan, says, “Mitchell is a sharp, thorough attorney with excellent people skills. He recognizes this is a difficult time for his clients and gives them the confidence and reassurance they need to make it through.”


seattle divorce lawyer evan baerPrior to pivoting to family law, Evan worked extensively as a trial litigator. He has significant experience in civil matters, personal injury cases, estate planning, real estate, and more. This wide-ranging and varied background provides a unique insight into the legal process.


seattle divorce lawyerColleen has worked on the law from every angle, serving as both a prosecuting attorney and as well as focusing on criminal defense. She has also served as a municipal court judge in King County.

Adept in dispute resolution and mediation, she has a wide-ranging track record in trial and is equally comfortable in a conference room as in the courtroom.


jeffery rank divorce attorneyTalking about what attracts him to this field, Jeff adds, “Family law makes a real difference in real people’s lives. Family law attorneys help guide people through some of the most impactful life changes they will ever experience.

“Whether it is working for fair property distributions or setting up the time they will have with their children, at the end of the day I know I am making a positive impact.”


A competitive, dedicated attorney, Michelle Doyle has an eye for detail and always follows through for her clients. Before gravitating to family law, Michelle also worked in the criminal defense and personal injury fields. This gives her a well-rounded skill set no matter where a case winds up.

In addition to her legal career, Michelle serves in the United States Army Reserve.


seattle divorce attorneyA creative problem solver who thrives in complex situations, Ashley is sensitive and calming but also understands when it’s time to be tenacious and aggressive. Kind, attentive, and personable, Ashley possesses the skills and preparation to handle the needs of a particular case, no matter where it takes her.

With a sharp eye for detail, she keeps the best interests of her clients at the forefront of her strategy at all times.


seattle divorce lawyer miki hoyA caring, organized family law attorney, Miki Hoy is a skilled, passionate advocate for those she represents. “I was initially drawn to family law because I wanted to maximize the opportunity to work closely with people,” she says. “I find my strength in helping individuals navigate through some of the most difficult times of their lives.”

Miki’s deep compassion led her to work with victims of domestic violence at the Center for Community Solutions. She has also advocated for young people in need as a part of UW Law’s Children and Youth Advocacy Clinic.


Rick is a founder and Managing Partner of Goldberg Jones. He continues to provide a level of “hands-on” support that is invaluable to each office. His personal integrity and professional ethic largely influence who we hire and how we practice law. One can certainly see Rick’s stamp on nearly every aspect of Goldberg Jones.


founding partnerThe original vision of Goldberg Jones belongs to Bill. His prior business experience and creative perspectives have been invaluable in avoiding the growing pains common to a successful firm. His pursuit of community involvement, on both a personal and professional level, is a constant reminder of the value of our earned quality reputation and the responsibility we have to uphold it.

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