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Elizabeth A. Hershman-GrevenElizabeth A. Hershman-Greven

Elizabeth (“Betsy”) Hershman-Greven is a Shareholder of the firm. Betsy focuses her practice on a wide range of family law matters, and represents clients in both traditional and non-traditional families.

Betsy received her J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from Seattle University School of Law in 2004. She has lectured to attorneys, judges, law students, mental health professionals, and the public on various legal issues, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting unmarried and same-sex couples. Betsy has also authored numerous articles on these and other topics.

Betsy is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, the King County Bar Association, and the QLaw Bar Association. She is a trained mediator and has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by her peers in multiple years. Betsy enjoys volunteering her time with Legal Voice.

Representative Publications and Presentations

  • “Life in a Post-DOMA World,” NWLawyer, October 2013, with Caleb Oken-Berg of Skellenger Bender, P.S.
  • “The Law of Same-Sex Marriage,” Washington State Bar Association CLE, April 11, 2013, with Justin Sedell of Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC.
  • “Breaking-Up is Harder if You’re Not Married: Litigating Property Division Issues for Unmarried Couples,” Washington State Bar Association CLE, April 12, 2012, with Justin Sedell of Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson, PLLC.
  • “The Proposition 8 Battle and What it Means for Washington,” King County Bar Association Bulletin, September 2010.
  • “Parenting Plans and the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act,” King County Bar Association CLE, April 2010.
  • “Washington Domestic Partnership Expansion Bill, An Overview for Family Law Practitioners,” King County Bar Association CLE, February 2010.

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Education

  • B.A., Sociology, Indiana University, 1998.
  • J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Seattle University School of Law, 2004.