About Carey & Lillevik
Serving Seattle, WA
At Carey & Lillevik, we know that experienced, passionate advocacy positively impacts the course of our clients' lives. Our three attorneys are committed to their clients through thoughtful, passionate legal representation. Carey & Lillevik are experienced advocates for family members, parents, youth at risk, and those who are facing accusations of misconduct. Our practice areas include child protection services/CPS, juvenile crime, criminal defense, divorce, family law, education law, and estate planning. Partners Ann Carey and Linda Lillevik founded the firm on the premise that deep commitment to clients and a comprehensive understanding of the law are essential components to successful client outcomes. Our small size and team approach allow us to ensure excellent representation to every client. Our staff creates a warm and welcoming environment for all, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.
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“It looks like our family may be reunited for Christmas! We appreciate your help!”
“I think you did a fantastic job. Your closing arguments honed in on the fantastical nature of allegations…so early teen-like…You were wonderful.”
“Thank you for all your efforts on behalf of our son. We are grateful for the outcome. We are singing your praises and referring our friends to your firm.”
“Thank you again for the legal services and, more importantly, the personal support you provided to [our daughter] as her advocate and representative earlier this year. As you know, we needed not only someone capable of providing sound legal advice, but also an attorney who could be a friend during a time that we found to be both confusing and threatening. You exceeded all expectations and I am extraordinarily grateful for all that you did.”
“You are so kind, caring, compassionate and CALM! I appreciate everything you did for us.”
Linda Lillevik is highly regarded for her representation of children, parents, and foster parents in proceedings that involve dependency, at-risk youth, truancy, and child-in-need of services. She is respected for fighting successfully against inappropriate and overzealous state intervention in the lives of her clients and their families. In addition to her work in dependency and child welfare cases, she practices in all areas of family law, including divorce, parenting plans, child support, domestic partnership, adoption, and appeals. Linda has more than 20 years of courtroom experience in King County; she has earned her reputation as a passionate and effective attorney.
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ANN M. CAREY
Ann Carey has devoted her career to advocating for youth and families in the juvenile justice system. She is known as a talented litigator and defender for the accused: both adult and juvenile. Ann has litigated hundreds of felony, misdemeanor, and dependency cases in King County and the State of Washington. In addition to her work in juvenile justice, Ann represents youth and families in school district cases. She is committed to the needs and interests of youth. Ann currently, serves as president of the Board of Directors for TeamChild, a nonprofit organization that provides civil legal services to court-involved youth.
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NICHOLAS J. OAKLEY
Nicholas Oakley joined Carey & Lillevik after working with a number of non-profit youth advocacy and legal services organizations in Seattle. A graduate of the University of Washington School of Law and former educator, Nicholas is committed to representing youth and families.
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Mindy Carr joined Carey & Lillevik after working for several public defense agencies, the Washington Appellate Project, the Texas Civil Rights Project, Legal Voice, the Innocence Project, and her own law firm.
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