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Katherine E. Peterson

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Practice Areas:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce


Katherine is a persuasive and compelling advocate whose passion is helping people effectively manage their family law or divorce legal matters. Katherine’s focus is on the client, and she strives to assist clients in working through the stresses and complexities of each unique family law situation. Katherine provides a reasonable and realistic perspective to parties in understanding their legal options. If you want an honest, genuine and professional assessment of your case, family law attorney, Katherine Peterson, is the one for you.

Before receiving her law degree, Katherine worked as a legal assistant for a well-established and experienced family law/divorce lawyer in Everett for about seven years. Katherine enjoyed helping people as a family law legal assistant so much—she became a lawyer! Katherine received admittance to the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) in 2012. She then worked for another well-known, established and experienced Everett family law/divorce lawyer and mediator for about two years before Katherine started her own family law practice in 2016. Katherine began working for Akiona Law in Fall, 2019 and officially joined the firm in January 2020.

Attorney Katherine Peterson brings 14 years of family law and divorce legal experience to Akiona Law. First, as a legal assistant; and, now as a family law and divorce lawyer. Based on Katherine’s many of years of legal experience, she is experienced in facing the unique challenges when dealing with a narcissist or someone who suffers from a high conflict personality disorder in a custody dispute. Katherine can also confidently assist you in your high asset divorce or legal separation. Katherine knows what works and what doesn’t work in court and uses her experience to give clients the best chance at achieving their goals.

If you’re looking for a lawyer you can trust, Katherine Peterson is the one to call. Her experience, integrity and insight will help you navigate the unique challenges of your divorce or contested child custody case. Katherine is a dedicated advocate who works hard to achieve the best results possible in your case

Professional Associations

  • Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, Present
  • Domestic Relations Attorneys of Washington, Member, Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, 2012

Current Employment Position

  • Divorce & Family Law Attorney

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, Snohomish County Legal Services Family Law Clinic