Ms. BreitReed focuses her practice on family and tax law. Ms. BreitReed holds a bachelors degree in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona where she graduated Cum Laude. This experience is invaluable to her practice. While a student Ms. BreitReed worked extensively with families who had been victims of domestic abuse. Specifically, she taught classes to children on how to express their emotions and cope with the after-effects of abuse and divorce.
Ms. BreitReed’s experience with domestic abuse victims and children of divorced parents as an undergraduate led her to law school. As a law student she studied and interned primarily in the areas of criminal and family law, working for both Legal Aid of Oregon and the Metropolitan Public Defenders. She also worked with the National Crime Victim Law Institute (NCVLI) as a research assistant researching victim’s rights law. While in law school she was associate editor and submissions editor of the Animal Law Review. Ms. BreitReed has also received the Pro Bono award as well as the award for excellence in Mock Trial. Currently she serves on the State Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League of Portland where she works to pass legislation to address the needs of trafficking victims. Ms. BreitReed’s extensive experience working with families brings a unique perspective to her practice. She represents clients in all family related matters including divorce, committed intimate relationships, custody, dependency, and child support disputes.
Ms. BreitReed also has specialized training in tax preparation. This makes her uniquely qualified not only in her tax practice, but also with tax issues that arise in family law cases.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Member of State Public Affairs Committee of the Junior League of Portland.
Admitted to Practice
- Washington State Courts
- Bachelors of Science in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona.
- Juris Doctor from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College.