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Andrea Utigard

  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • Washington
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Over the years, Andrea (Andi) Utigard, has developed a positive reputation with members of the Spokane County Bar through her working relationships as an attorney. These connections have proven to be valuable to her clients. She began her legal career in Adams County after graduating with honors from Gonzaga University School of Law. Her experience also includes working for the Northwest Justice Project, where she represented clients who were leaving relationships riddled with domestic violence. Andi has a particular passion for helping family law clients dealing with domestic violence and mental health issues.

Andi has a strong desire to support children and families in their time of need. This desire, and her ability to problem-solve, makes her an excellent advocate for those in need of a family law attorney. Andi’s experience and set of skills allows for her to act quickly to ensure her clients are always taken care of, because she believes in obtaining the best possible outcome for her clients.

Andi's personal experience with family law, including going through a divorce as well as becoming a guardian to her young niece after the sudden death of her sister, allows her to relate to and empathize with the stressful situations faced by her clients.

Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. (2002)
Honors: Cum Laude
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Eastern Washington University
B.A. (1999) | Sociology
Honors: Cum Laude
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Professional Experience
Envision Family Law
Staff Attorney
Northwest Justice Project
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Spokane County Prosecutors Office
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General
Contract Criminal Defense Attorney
Cooney Law Offices, PS
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
Adams County Prosecutor's Office
Legal Intern
United States Attorney
Speaking Engagements
Spokane Therapeutic Courts 211 Spokane County Bar Association Panel on Civil Commitment
Seminar on Spokane County Therapeutic Courts
CLE Seminar on RCW 10.77 Criminal Competency
Benton Franklin Counties Office of Public Defender
Guardianship Training
Eastern State Hospital
Witness Testimony Training
Eastern State Hospital
How to Survive Cross Examination
Eastern State Hospital
Mental Health Law: Overview of Civil Commitment Laws and Criminal Competency Laws in Washington State
Eastern State Hospital
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association  # 33051
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington State Bar Association
ID Number: 33051
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights
Arbitration & Mediation
Family - Arbitration/Mediation
  • English: Spoken, Written