Kenneth E. Brewe - Brewe Layman

Kenneth E. Brewe

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Ken is the founder of Brewe Layman and has been in private practice since 1979. Ken focuses his practice on complex domestic matters, cohabitation (meretricious) disputes, injury claims and civil litigation. He also advises clients regularly on business and estate planning matters and frequently drafts/reviews various sorts of marital agreements. Ken also provides private family law mediation services on a regular basis. He has earned an AV rating (very high to preeminent legal ability rating, and very high ethical rating) from Martindale-Hubbell®. Since 2001, Ken has been annually selected as a Super Lawyer® by Washington Law & Politics Magazine. In 2015, Ken was named a Washington Top 100 Super Lawyer®.  He was also selected as a Best Lawyers® in family law annually since 2012 and named Lawyer of the Year for Seattle Family Law in 2014.  Ken has also been annually selected as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer (Washington) in the area of family law by The National Trial Lawyers since 2008, a Top 100 Litigation Lawyer (Washington) by the American Society of Legal Advocates since 2013 and a Top 100 Lawyer by The National Advocates since 2015.  Ken is a frequent speaker at CLE seminars for attorneys in Washington State and author of updates for several chapters of the Washington Practice on family law topics. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML).

University of WashingtonBA 1976University of Puget SoundJ.D. 1979
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)National Board of Trial Advocacy

Client Comments

"I found Ken Brewe to be extremely qualified, knowledgeable and straight forward. Ken and his assistant, Melanie, were always available to me and were quick to respond to my questions, whether by phone or email. I appreciated the no-nonsense approach Ken took in his communication. While friendly and engaging, he didn't waste time or suggest tactics to draw the process out. I was personally impressed with the professionalism of Ken and that of his staff, office, and communications. "

"My case was both complicated and extremely detailed in nature. Mr. Brewe always demonstrated an advanced level of knowledge throughout the duration of my case, while demonstrating the highest level of ethics at all times."

-Sally Pritchard

"Kenneth Brewe brings the highest level of expertise to family law with compassion to the sensitivity of the situation."

"Ken Brewe is a complete professional and expert in handling difficult dissolution cases. Mr. Brewe did an exemplary job representing me throughout a lengthy and very complicated divorce. I was completely confident in his ability to handle any situation that came our way and he always exceeded my expectations. He promptly responded to phone calls or emails and thoroughly covered every detail or concern. He communicates clearly and concisely. Ken Brewe is respected and admired in both the legal and local community and has an outstanding reputation for being a first-rate attorney. "

Office Location

3525 Colby Avenue, Suite 333
P.O. Box 488
Everett, WA 98206
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Seattle Metro Area
Kenneth E. Brewe has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Family Law

Other Information

Gender: Male