Lutz Law Offices, P.S.

Firm Overview

Main Office
Main Office
5202 Tacoma Mall Blvd
Tacoma  WA  98409
Phone
  • (253) 471-7774
Fax
Websites
Divorce
Since 1997, Lutz Law Offices has been successfully and confidently representing clients in Tacoma Pierce County. Lutz Law Offices focuses on your legal rights and responsibilities under Washington law.
The thought of filing for divorce can be very intimidating to many individuals. There is paperwork to complete, agreements to review and sign, and possibly children to consider. To confidently bring an end to all of these matters, you need a competent, experienced legal team on your side. Since 1997, Lutz Law Offices have been representing clients throughout their divorce proceedings.

Whether you are the spouse filing for divorce, or the spouse responding to a divorce petition, we can help. You are entitled to a portion of your jointly shared properties and possessions. Also, if there are children involved, your parental rights need to be preserved as well. We can represent you in child custody and visitation matters along with other issues stemming from your divorce.

An experienced attorney will personally review your case. Though you may sometimes deal with one of our outstanding paralegals or support staff, you will always have an attorney at the helm of your case to steer it in the right direction.
Do not be pushed around with regards to your divorce. Let us stand beside you in order to help gain a positive result to your case if possible.

Contact a divorce lawyer at Lutz Law Offices to discuss your individual needs. Our attentive attorney and staff are dedicated to your specific requirements. Let us assist you in ensuring your rights are preserved throughout your divorce proceedings.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

Family law, divorce, and custody law are areas that require aggressive but compassionate representation. It requires a tough skin but also a persuasive manner in court. These are the strengths of the attorneys at Lutz Law Offices. The area of law the firm selected to practice plays to its strengths.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Area of Practice:

Family Law
Domestic Violence Protection Orders
Domestic Violence Sexual Assault
Immigration
Appellate
Bar Admission:

Washington State Bar Association 1998
United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington 1999
Education:

Gonzaga University School of Law; Juris Doctor

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Awards and Recognition:

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Family Law Section "Attorney of the Year" 2009 Hon. Robert J. Bryan Chapter of the American Inns of Court "2011 Civility Award"

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Inns of Court Trustee 2015-2016.

Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association Family Law Section, Trustee 2012 2013, Vice President/President elect 2013, President 2014, Family Court Liaison 2013 2014, Past President-TPCBA

FLS Liasion 2014 Present, Local Rules Committee 2013 2014

WSBA Family Law Executive Committee, Trustee, 2012 Present, Treasurer 2013 Present

Pierce County Volunteer Legal Services, Trustee 2013

YMCA Moot Court Competition, Volunteer Judge, 2007 2012

Seattle University School of Law Appellate Competition,
Volunteer Judge, 2006 2007

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We are different from other law firms in our level and quality of communications - communications with our clients, with the other party or their attorney, and with the court.

David Lutz

C. DAVID LUTZ
Lutz Law Offices, P.S.
5202 Tacoma Mall Blvd.
Tacoma, WA 98409
253-471-7774

Email Me: david.lutz@lutzlaw.com
Area of Practice: Family Law
Bar Admission: 1997

David Lutz is a Cum Laude graduate of Seattle University Law School, David's emphasis is Family Law.

David feels nothing is more important than preserving your relationships with your family, ensuring for the care and nurture of your children, and fairly distributing your assets and liabilities in a divorce or breakup of a cohabitation relationship. David believes in trying to settle cases without litigation when practical. When litigation is necessary, he ensures his clients have the most professional representation.

If you are facing a divorce, child custody or visitation, protective orders or spousal maintenance, or whatever your case might entail, the process can be intimidating and frightening. Mr. David Lutz has represented thousands of clients through this process, either through settlement and negotiation or through trial. He is experienced not only in Washington State Family Law, but with opposing attorneys and Pierce County judges.

Due to practicing Family Law since 1997, he is a natural at what he does and has a way to make you feel comforted during this difficult time in your life.

David's Education
  • Seattle University of Law, Tacoma, Washington, 1996 J.D.; Honors: Cum Laude

  • University of the State of New York, Albany, New York, 1989; Regents College Degree; B.S., Business
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Washington State Bar Association Member

  • Washington State Bar Association Member, Family Law Section

  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Member

  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Member, Family Law Section

Jorge Ramos

Call Me: 253-471-7774
Email Me: jorge.ramos@lutzlaw.com

Jorge's clients describe him as an honest attorney that works incredibly hard on their behalf. An experienced advocate for those dealing with family law issues.

His practice areas include dissolution of marriage, legal separations, meretricious / cohabitation relationships, parenting plans, child support modifications, paternity issues and relocations.

If you or someone you know needs the assistance of a Spanish speaking attorney, please call or have them call Lutz Law Offices and ask for Jorge Ramos for a free consultation.

Jorge Ramos joined Lutz Law after previously working in Pierce County in 2011-2012. His practice has taken him all across the great state of Washington. At each stop along the way, he has been able to utilize his cultural background and Spanish speaking ability to represent individuals struggling with English as their second language.

Jorge comes from a family of immigrants who opened up a local chain of Mexican restaurants. He feels indebted to his parents for everything that he has and is happy to be able to give back to the underrepresented community.

View more about Jorge on his Lutz Law profile page at http://www.lutzlaw.com/about-us/jorge-ramos-attorney-profile/.

Jorge's Education / Internships
  • Seattle University of Law; J.D.

  • University of the Washington; B.S. Political Science
    • With a minor in Philosophy and Human Rights

During law school Jorge was a Rule 9 Legal Intern at the Law Offices of Dean Standish Perkins and Associates. While there he mostly represented Spanish speaking clients who were involved in automobile collisions.

As a student at Seattle University School of Law Jorge was a member of the Entertainment and Sports Law Association, a member of the Latino Law Student Association, and he also translated for the Domestic Violence Clinic.

Jorge also served as an intern with Public Defenders Association and the King County Prosecutor's Office as well as with several other organizations.

Adam Teal

Call Me: 253-471-7774
Email Me: adam.teal@lutzlaw.com

Adam is a skilled, experienced family law practitioner. He believes it is vital clients understand what is going on every step of the way. He believes it is his job to help them achieve optimal results.

Adam is an excellent listener and communicator. He is quickly able to listen to and understand his client's concerns and goals, and then describe the methods and procedures best designed to accomplish those goals.

Adam has represented clients in Western Washington since moving to Pierce County in 2009. While also experienced in criminal defense, personal injury, and wills, he has focused entirely on family law since starting his own solo practice in 2012. During that time, he has focused on divorce, child custody, and domestic violence cases.

Through his years of practicing family law, he understands that every case is unique, and should be treated as such. Whether a case is ripe to be settled through negotiation or requires immediate court action, he works with his clients to establish a game plan that best addresses their needs. He believes that the most important role that an attorney plays is clearly communicating the potential consequences of every decision a client faces.

Family law cases can be the most difficult time in a person's life, which is why Adam believes that it is important to have an attorney understands all sides of a case. He applies this pragmatic approach to every case he handles.

Education
  • Gonzaga University School of Law; Juris Doctor

  • Western New England College; Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association (2010-2016)

  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association Family Law Section (2010-2016)

  • WSBA Family Law Section (2010-2017)

  • WSBA Criminal Section (2010-2016)

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