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Shadan Kapri

Shadan Kapri

Makes A World of Difference When You Need It
  • Family Law, Divorce, International Law ...
  • Washington
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Kapri Law was created because everyone deserves affordable legal advice when they need it most. We know that facing the legal system alone can be an overwhelming process for someone going through a difficult time. At Kapri Law, we work with each client to find the strategies that work for them. That's why we have been voted one of the best law firms in the State of Washington both locally and nationally. Our firm consistently has the best client reviews and best rates in town. We offer every client a free one-hour consultation to find the services and strategies that work for them. This is not just a job to us. It's an opportunity to make a real contribution when people need it most.

Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. (2005)
Honors: Graduated top 15%
Activities: Gonzaga Law Review; International Law Review
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Professional Experience
Attorney / Owner
Kapri Law & Consulting
- Current
Represent clients at hearings, trials, mediations, status conferences, and case review conferences. Assist in all stages of case development from initial filing of legal pleadings to finalized paperwork in family law, divorce, personal injury, and civil rights. Assist clients in understanding their legal rights and options under Washington State statutory law. Assist out-of-state clients on legal matters pending in Washington State. Kapri Law has different sections consisting of family law, personal injury, civil rights, and international human rights. Our goals are to help women and children locally and around the world through awareness, advocacy, and education. To visit or learn more about our human rights section visit Kapri Law has attained the highest client and peer review ratings on, exclusive Membership in the National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers in the nation, and Washington State Top 10 Attorneys.
Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (Family Law/Criminal Division)
Washington State
Attorney in family law, criminal, and civil cases for the State of Washington in the trial court and appellate level. Represented the best interest of children in family law matters involving paternity establishment, child support modification, and contempt of court issues. Gained full range of experience by arguing in District Court, Superior Court, the Washington State Court of Appeals, and the Washington State Supreme Court. Drafted appellate briefs for Division I, II, and III in the State of Washington. Argued before the Washington State Supreme Court.
Judicial Clerkship / Research Attorney for Chief Judge
Washington State Court of Appeals, Division III
Assisted in drafting and providing legal research and analyses in over a hundred judicial opinions in various areas of law including but not limited to family law, divorce/separation, civil rights, criminal cases while gaining an insider's look at how legal cases are decided and analyzed in courts across Washington State on the trial and appellate levels.
U.S. Fulbright Program
U.S. Fulbright Scholar on human trafficking in North America. Performed in-depth legal research and public policy analysis on the problem of human trafficking in North America and around the world while speaking at public events and publishing articles to increase awareness about the issue. Currently working on a book based on the research conducted before, during, and after the Fulbright Fellowship on the problem of modern-day slavery.
Legal Intern
Center for Justice
Assisted in strategic development at trial and the appellate level; wrote memorandums and legal briefs, interviewed potential clients, and assisted in civil rights cases for the non-profit law firm.
Thomas More Scholar
Gonzaga University School of Law
Law School Representative / Legal Researcher
Articles & Publications
Human Trafficking: Modern-Day Slavery in the 21st Century
Canadian Foreign Policy Journal
Speaking Engagements
Access to Justice, BNI, Spokane
Access to Information and the Courts, BNI, Spokane
Attorney of the Year: Family Law Advice Clinic
Spokane County Bar Association
Top 10 Attorneys for State of Washington
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Top 100 Attorneys
The National Advocates
Professional of the Year (Legal Services)
Cambridge Who's Who
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association for Eastern District of Washington
- Current
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Spokane County Bar Association
- Current
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Washington State Bar Association
- Current
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American Bar Association
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
International Law
Human Rights, Imports & Exports
Civil Rights
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Discrimination, Employment, Fair Housing, Police Misconduct, Privacy Law
  • English
  • Persian
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Kapri Law Firm
Contact & Map
1312 N. Monroe Street
Suite 244
Spokane, WA 99201
Telephone: (509) 252-6002