Firm Overview

Main Office

Main Office
5202 Tacoma Mall Blvd

Tacoma WA 98409

Phone

(253) 471-7774

Fax

(253) 471-7774

Fees

Office Information

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 Immigration 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

Lutz & Associates

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.

License

Bar Number: 26728
Washington, 1997

Education

Seattle University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, 1996

Roger C. Schweinler

Lutz & Associates

Roger Schweinler has over 25 years of experience in handling family law matters in Pierce County.

Roger is dependable and reliable, and provides a comforting atmosphere for his clients. He is experienced in litigating complex dissolution cases, as well as highly conflicted custody cases. He is also aware that dispute resolution can be a beneficial tool in reaching amicable settlements.

He is extremely well qualified in the mediation of family law issues. Mr. Schweinler’s overall goal is to provide competent and reliable representation in order to obtain the best possible results for his clients.

Washington State Bar Association, 1991-present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar association, 1991-present
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family law member
United States District Court (Western District), admitted 1992
Tacoma Narrows Federal Credit Union, Board of Directors, Active member
YMCA, Tacoma, WA. 1986-present

Roger’s interests and hobbies (in no specific order) are golf, swimming, basketball, and tennis. He also enjoys cooking, gardening, crossword puzzles, and family outings & vacations (Hawaii is always a nice place to visit). He likes attending sporting events, and taking long walks with his yellow lab, Cassie.

Education

University of Puget Sound School of Law
J.D., 1989

Matthew Yetter

Lutz & Associates

Mr. Yetter has represented clients since 2007 in family law, criminal law, employment law, and personal injury actions.

Matthew Yetter was admitted to the Washington State Bar in 2007 and is a member of the South King County Bar Association and Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association.

Before joining Lutz & Associates, P.S., Mr. Yetter was the owner and CEO of Yetter Law Firm, PSC in Bonney Lake, Washington.

Education

Willamette University
Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, 2006

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