Jennifer joined Elise Buie Family Law as a Supervising Attorney, bringing over 23 years of experience as a passionate family law, juvenile dependency, and civil litigation attorney.
Jennifer is well known for her sophisticated knowledge of parenting plans and non-parental custody issues. Her dedication to families and their long-term success drove her to narrow her practice area to family law. She is well-regarded as an exceptional listener with a keen focus on creative problem-solving. She can leverage her experience as a court-appointed guardian ad litem for children in dependency actions to help families understand the impact of their decisions and actions.
Philosophy and Background
Jennifer is a fervent advocate for families, and while she is passionate about finding resolution outside the courtroom if needed, she is a commanding presence in front of a judge. She is well-respected by her peers, clients, and judges and prides herself on her natural ability to connect with others.
Jennifer holds her B.A. in Political Science/Pre-Law from Washington State University and her J.D. and Certificate of Dispute Resolution from the Willamette University College of Law.
Role in the Community
In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to their favorite spots in Hawaii and Florida, and managing her small zoo of animals at home.