Margaret Fairfield


Bellevue | Seattle

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Interesting notes about Margaret:
Favorite song: Dance by Rick Astley
Favorite animals: Cats & dogs
Favorite drink: Sour beer & Mezcal (but not together)

About Margaret Fairfield

Family law attorney Margaret Fairfield focuses her practice on divorce matters involving significant assets, and on cases with difficult parenting issues, such as addiction and mental health concerns.

Margaret prides herself in knowing a client’s case from top to bottom, which she believes is an important key to success.

"Knowing my clients and their hopes and plans for the future is paramount to resolving the case in their favor."

Margaret is especially passionate about ensuring the safety and well-being of children, figuring out how to divide assets to maximize the benefits to her clients, and planning for families that do not fit a traditional mold.

In addition to her own practice, Margaret also works with Janet A. George on high asset, high profile dissolution and parenting disputes.

Prior to practicing family law, Margaret interned for the Honorable Timothy M. Burgess of the US District Court for the District of Alaska, as well as for the Northwest Federation of Community Organizations (now Alliance for a Just Society), the Northwest Women's Law Center (now Legal Voice), and the Center for Reproductive Rights. While in law school, she also served as a domestic violence advocate in Dorchester District Court.

A native of Alaska, Margaret attended Bucknell University, where she majored in Music, with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies.

When not working, Margaret enjoys dancing (mostly Lindy Hop) and singing in a choir. She also loves the outdoors and spends as much time as she can hiking and cross country skiing.

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  • Washington State Bar Association - Family Law Section


  • United States District Court, Western District of Washington
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J.D., Northeastern University School of Law

  • Dean's Merit Scholarship

B.A., Bucknell University, magna cum laude

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  • AV Preeminent
  • Avvo Rating 10.0
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
"Thanks for all the work for our family over the past year. We’re really glad you are on our side."
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