About Brian Edwards
Brian Edwards started his career in clinical psychology, where he often served as a court-appointed counselor for mentally ill patients. And while he found professional satisfaction from helping his clients, he came to realize that he could have more of an impact by advocating for them in the court room.
With his listening and conflict resolution skills, honed through his years as a therapist, and because he’s driven by a desire to help people who are going through difficult transitions, he chose family law.
"This is the area of law that really matters the most. It touches on the most fundamental pieces of peoples’ lives: their family, their children, and their financial security."
Brian relates to his family law clients with genuine understanding, and he is especially effective in high conflict cases. He has significant trial experience and is particularly knowledgeable in non-parental custody and de facto parentage matters. He feels most gratified when he can improve the welfare of children.
Brian and his wife are new parents to a son. Though the baby keeps them busy, they still find time to volunteer every weekend at the Seattle Humane Society. They have fostered many kittens, including their own cat, a “foster fail” they named Scamp. He enjoys reading general fiction, playing soccer and tennis on the weekends, and dining out with his wife.Next >>
- Young Lawyer Division Liaison to the Family Law Section of WSBA
- King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
- Washington State Bar Association
- Court Appointed Special Advocate and Volunteer Attorney, CASA of King County, 2014 – Present
- Volunteer, Seattle Humane Society, 2012-Present
J.D., Seattle University School of Law
M.A., Argosy University, Clinical Psychology
B.A., University of California, Santa BarbaraNext >>
Publications & Presentations
The Interplay of Criminal and Civil Domestic Cases, King County Bar Bulletin, October 2018 (co-authored with Kim Schnuelle)