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).