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Christopher D. Pitts - Seattle, WA

719 Second Ave.Suite 520 Seattle, WA 98104

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Updated: 10/28/2019

Seattle Financial complexity Lawyer

Overview

Christopher's practice focuses on financial complexity and jurisdictional questions as they arise in family law litigation.

Christopher has experience identifying, valuing, and dividing closely held business interests across a wide array of industries including: manufacturing, aerospace, technology, maritime, financial services, and commercial real estate...

Christopher's practice focuses on financial complexity and jurisdictional questions as they arise in family law litigation.

Christopher has experience identifying, valuing, and dividing closely held business interests across a wide array of industries including: manufacturing, aerospace, technology, maritime, financial services, and commercial real estate. He also has experience identifying and valuing financially complex assets in divorce including: pensions, interest rate swaps, call options, and executive and top hat compensation plans. Christopher has identified and litigated professional goodwill in medical, dental, accounting, and legal practice groups.

Christopher is licensed in both California and Washington and has successfully advised clients on jurisdictional issues related to all areas of family law in both interstate and international marital dissolutions. For parties who have extensive contacts with both California and Washington, Christopher can assist in selecting the most appropriate state within which to initiate a marital dissolution. He maintains active cases in both Washington and California.

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
    • JD
  • Vassar College
    • B.A. in Political Science, with Honors
  • Graduate Theological Union
    • M.A. in Theology

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Washington

Professional and Civic

  • State Bar of California (Member, Family Law Section)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
  • Washington State Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section)
  • King County Bar Association
  • Kitsap County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Author, “All That’s Gold Does Not Glitter,” King County Bar Bulletin, 2013
  • Presenter, “Working with Financial Experts in Family Law Litigation,” King County Bar Association, 2012

About Christopher D. Pitts

Practice Areas

  • Financial complexity
  • Jurisdictional questions

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Principal

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Washington

Other Affiliations

  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section (Member)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • King County Bar Association
  • Kitsap County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Education

  • University of California College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings), San Francisco, California
    J.D.
  • Vassar College
    B.A.
    Honors: With Honors
    Major: Political Science
  • Theology Union
    M.A.
    Major: Theology

Classes and Seminars

  • Presenter, “Working with Financial Experts in Family Law Litigation,” King County Bar Association, 2012

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Christopher D. Pitts

Included on the 2018 Washington list


Past Lists

  • 2017 Washington Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Christopher D. Pitts on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Author, “All That’s Gold Does Not Glitter,” King County Bar Bulletin, 2013

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Address

719 Second Ave.Suite 520 Seattle, WA 98104

Fax

  • 206-447-7746

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