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Representing WA State Families For Over 20 Years!
Call Today So We Can Help
Se Habla Español
253-272-5653

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Client Champion Platinum is awarded to lawyers/firms with at least 10 reviews, with an average score of 4.5 or higher.

Martindale Ratings

Average Peer Rating
4.0/5.0
Average Client Rating
Client Recommended
100% client recommended

Reviews (65)

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5.0/5.0

Calling a wrong number led to a wonderful conversation with Avery Shaw, Client Service Specialist for Bottimore Law. Avery is professional, gracious, and represents this firm in a positive light. This chance call...

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Client 2021/06/03

5.0/5.0

I was scared and felt like I am a victim of a person issued a restraining order against me, it was my first time ever that someone claimed I am going to harm him!! I was confused and doesn't know what I have to do....

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Client 2021/06/01

5.0/5.0

I was scared and felt like I am a victim of a person issued a restraining order against me, it was my first time ever that someone claimed I am going to harm him!! I was confused and doesn't know what I have to do....

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Client 2021/06/01

5.0/5.0

Leslie Bottimore and her team are professional, knowledgeable, thorough and courteous. They listened to and answered all of our questions. They delivered a comprehensive estate planning solution including all legal...

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Client 2021/03/03

5.0/5.0

Leslie Bottimore and her team are professional, knowledgeable, thorough and courteous. They listened to and answered all of our questions. They delivered a comprehensive estate planning solution including all legal...

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Client 2021/03/03

5.0/5.0

Leslie truly cares about her clients. You are not just a paycheck with you. I would reccomend any day!

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Client 2021/02/24

5.0/5.0

I have known Ms. Bottimore for almost 10 years. I met her through a professional group and came to know her work well. I have referred to her many of my clients over the years and they have all expressed...

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Client 2020/11/14

5.0/5.0

I was/am having some family issues that have required me to attain legal council in the recent past, but Bottimore and Associates have always been there to help. My family issues over the last couple of years have...

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Client 2020/08/25

5.0/5.0

Leslie’s previous reviews hold up; a pitbull in a skirt is exactly what she is, but rarely does she have to use it. Her extensive knowledge of the Law and level headedness kept my parenting plan and life where it...

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Client 2020/03/19

5.0/5.0

I used Leslie for an out of state custody case. The state of Washington has a law that places more emphasis on children being with their biological parent than what's in the best interest of the child. Leslie knew...

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Client 2020/01/28

5.0/5.0

Ive had several lawyers throughout the ordeal my ex has and continues to put me through. I can confidently and safely claim that She has been THE BEST, bar-none. I hope to continue to keep her on retainer until I...

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Client 2019/12/02

5.0/5.0

Ive had several lawyers throughout the ordeal my ex has and continues to put me through. I can confidently and safely claim that She has been THE BEST, bar-none. I hope to continue to keep her on retainer until I...

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Client 2019/12/02

5.0/5.0

Leslie Bottimore serves her client's with the intensity required for the case and communicates excellently to find the best path for them. From amicable cases to contested ones, she is highly recommended.

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Client 2019/11/27

5.0/5.0

Our family has had the pleasure of working with Bottimore & Associates over the last 15 years, they have helped us with our Sons Guardianship and various other personal and estate matters. We have found Leslie and...

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Client 2019/10/22

5.0/5.0

Ms. Bottimore and her staff we highly recommend, they are knowledgeable and responsive to the needs of their clients. I acknowledge all of the hard work and effort that was invested in resolving our case...

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Client 2019/08/04

5.0/5.0

Leslie did a great job on my family law case. She is very knowledgeable and always had her best interest in my case.

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Client 2019/05/19

5.0/5.0

In 2014, I contacted Leslie and her fantastic staff about what should have been a routine divorce case. After hiring Leslie to the case, circumstances led a simple matter to go from collaborative to litigation....

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Client 2019/05/06

5.0/5.0

The Bottimore team is a well oiled machine that works tirelessly for their clients. In court Leslie is worth her weight in gold. She spent a great deal of time with my son to make sure she was prepared for the good...

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Client 2019/03/05

5.0/5.0

The Bottimore team is a well oiled machine that works tirelessly for their clients. In court Leslie is worth her weight in gold. She spent a great deal of time with my son to make sure she was prepared for the good...

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Client 2019/03/03

5.0/5.0

I've had the blessing of Leslie Bottimore representing my family law, post-secondary education support case that involved an ex-husband/estranged father from hell...and that is putting it mildly!! This case was...

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Client 2019/02/27

5.0/5.0

Leslie and Team were not only professional, but compassionate and understanding. I have the ex-husband from hell and he drug me through the courts many times over the course of 5 years and lost every single time....

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Client 2019/02/27

5.0/5.0

I found Leslie through an online search in the midst of a very stressful event that occurred last summer related to my daughter and her father. Leslie took the time to listen to my story and showed as much zeal and...

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Client 2019/01/03

5.0/5.0

Extremely pleases with the outcome of my divorce case as I live out of state and was able to trust that my case was in great hands. Leslie and her staff ensured that every detail was taken care of and I felt very...

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Client 2018/11/26

5.0/5.0

After consulting with a couple of other attorneys and even hiring one that didn't communicate well with me, I arranged a consultation with Leslie. She took her time with me to fully understand my situation and she...

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Client 2018/09/19

5.0/5.0

I hired Bottimore and Associates on or around 9/01/17. Leslie and her staff gave my case the attention to detail that it required.. they were more than helpfully and very prompt on all of my concerns.. the out come...

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Client 2018/08/28

5.0/5.0

Ms. Bottimore and her team provided excellent service throughout my divorce considering cplications in another county and false allegations that put our kids in an uncomfortable position even more. Ms Bottimore...

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Client 2018/03/28

5.0/5.0

Leslie has the compassion, knowledge and experience that I needed in a lawyer for my case involving a modification of a parenting plan. During this stressful time, Leslie and her team kept me calm and focused. She...

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Client 2017/07/05

5.0/5.0

She did an exceptional job at helping me with my case with out here I would have been screwed

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Client 2016/08/12

5.0/5.0

My son deployed to Afghanistan and left me with a Power of Attorney to file for divorce on his behalf. While he was deployed, his wife had a baby that was not his. I contacted Leslie Bottimore to handle the case,...

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Client 2016/05/23

5.0/5.0

I came to Leslie as a grandmother who wanted to give her 2 year old granddaughter a chance to lead a normal life. She was living with a drug addicted mother who for a variety of reasons was not able to care for...

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Client 2015/04/01

5.0/5.0

I appreciate the help that Leslie and her staff have provided. Made a dramatic difference in the lives of loved ones. Family law can be very tricky and the outcomes can be devastating to families - Leslie...

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Client 2015/03/19

5.0/5.0

Bottimore and Associates handled my parenting plan modification when my ex-wife remarried and relocated. It was handled with respect and excellence despite the difficulties thrown at us by my ex and her shark...

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Client 2014/12/04

5.0/5.0

Leslie handled my divorce. She worked quickly and with great compassion toward myself and my ex-husband. What could have been a very painful experience was as painless as possible. I not only would recommend her...

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Client 2014/11/21

5.0/5.0

Mrs. Bottimore represented me in a family law case. When I initially met with her I stated I needed someone who could be a pit bull in the court room. She was a pit bull in a skirt. This gave me confidence and...

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Client 2014/03/05

5.0/5.0

Most recently, we utilized Leslie's services to create and update Trust and Power of Attorney documents. Ensuring a good healthy relationship is maintained between family members where expectations, protection,...

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Client 2014/03/01

5.0/5.0

One of the hardest times in my Life was my recent Divorce. I could not Thank Leslie enough for the outstanding services and emotional support she has done for me. Your legal services have really helped me in my...

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Client 2013/06/01

5.0/5.0

I hired Leslie for a complicated child custody case. From the beginning she was proactive, responsive and kept me very well informed. Her knowledge and just general compassion and support was crucial during that...

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Client 2013/03/22

5.0/5.0

I was really nervous with my case and wasn't sure what direction it was going in but after talking with Mrs. Bottimore she made me feel a lot better about the case. I was really happy with how she did with all of...

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Client 2012/08/20

5.0/5.0

My mother died in Oct. 2011. We were unable to locate her health directive and her will so the we weren't positive of her desires. My husband and I had decided we didn't want anyone guessing about our wishes so we...

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Client 2012/07/11

5.0/5.0

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Managing Partner 2011/12/02

5.0/5.0

Great lawyer. Always know that the case will be tough, but fair, when Csilla is on the other side.

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Partner 2011/11/30

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/11/14

5.0/5.0

Leslie has handled several complex and thorny issues for me. Thanks to her professional skills and advice all were resolved to my satisfaction. I trust her and value her advice. Leslie is tremendous and a...

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Client 2011/02/25

5.0/5.0

Leslie handled my divorce and was incredibly professional She made me feel at ease right away. Leslie was very easy to talk to and answered all my questions in a manner that was easy to understand. Her staff are...

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Client 2011/02/03

5.0/5.0

Leslie is a great attorney to work with. She is very accommodating and took great personal care with my matter. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

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Client 2011/01/10

5.0/5.0

Leslie and her associates were hired by me in feb of 2010. I hired Mrs. Bottimore for a divorce. The divorce just got finalized today Dec. 15, 2010 and it was a very difficult divorce. Leslie was always a...

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Client 2010/12/16

5.0/5.0

Leslie Bottimore is one of the finest people I've ever had the privilege to work with. She is passionate for her work and was compassionate towards me as her client. She guided the case through the last 18 months...

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Client 2010/07/26

5.0/5.0

Leslie Bottimore handled my divorce case. It was a stressful period in my life, and she understood and guided me through the process. She is sharp and answered all of my questions. I am pleased with the...

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Client 2009/10/17

5.0/5.0

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Partner 2009/04/17

4.8/5.0

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Associate 2009/04/09

4.6/5.0

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Partner 2011/11/14

4.5/5.0

Mrs Bottimore is an excellent lawyer who listen and offers advice base on facts. She handled my case with great professionalism with excellent results . She handled my divorce and later car accident injury claim....

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Client 2011/03/22

4.5/5.0

Leslie Bottimore and her staff did a great job of fighting for me in getting custody of my son and in being able to re-locate him with me to another state.

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Client 2010/09/29

4.4/5.0

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Associate 2011/11/22

4.2/5.0

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Partner 2009/04/01

4.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/11/15

4.0/5.0

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Principal 2010/05/14

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2009/04/09

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/04/08

4.0/5.0

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Member 2009/04/01

4.0/5.0

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Associate 2009/04/01

3.0/5.0

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Partner 2011/11/22

2.0/5.0

I would be extremely leery of letting Ms. Bottimore handle your case if you are a contractor. At times I was asked questions about "how things are done" or "what's normal practice". I paid for her contractor...

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Client 2009/08/12

1.0/5.0

Hired MsBottimore for 3 months for a divorce case and was charged over 10,000 dollars although she was: Not talking to me Not talking to my spouse’s lawyer Not scheduling Even a mediation for my case All...

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Client 2020/08/06

1.0/5.0

I hired Leslie in 2016 to work out a parenting plan to an ex that was non responsive to any agreement. Many emails were looked at and the promise to file a court action was given. After 6 months no action was...

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Client 2018/08/13