Deanna L. Rusch
DEANNA L. RUSCHEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (360) 750-9115WSBA#: 38378
Professional Experience: Deanna practices in all areas of family law including child custody/parenting time, complex asset divorces, relocation matters and modifications. Deanna is known for being a passionate and zealous advocate for her clients. Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Deanna appreciates the opportunity to serve clients in the region and specifically in Southwest Washington. Her goal is to provide all clients with individualized and personal representation, while working hard to protect their interests. Deanna's clients appreciate her straightforward yet sensitive approach, her humor and kindness even in times of struggle, and her undying tenacity to work toward the best possible outcome. Prior to joining SK&H, Deanna practiced family law at a small firm in Lake Oswego, Oregon. While completing her education, Deanna clerked for a civil litigation firm in Seattle and for a general practitioner in Spokane.
- Clackamas High School Clackamas, OR.
- University of Washington Seattle, WA. B.A.
- Gonzaga University Spokane, WA. Juris Doctorate.
Professional Activities: Deanna was first a member of the Washington State Bar Association and has since become a member of the Oregon State Bar and the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. She is a member of local groups such as the Clark County Bar Association (and Clark County Family Law Section), Clackamas County Bar Association (and Clackamas County Family Law Group), Multnomah County Bar Association, and Washington County Bar Association. Deanna has volunteered as an attorney with St. Andrew's Legal Clinic. She is currently a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.
Community Activities: Deanna was a member of Pi Beta Phi at the University of Washington and is active as an alumna. Deanna frequently volunteers on local, state and national political campaigns and enjoys organizing political events and walking door-to-door for votes. In law school, Deanna volunteered at the YWCA. In recent years Deanna has acted as a judge for local high school mock trial competitions. Deanna has been involved with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Columbia Northwest. She sits on the board of the North Clackamas Education Foundation and volunteers frequently with the Volunteer Lawyers Program in Clark County.
Interests: Deanna is a fanatic supporter of University of Washington athletics, namely Husky football and basketball. In her free time, Deanna enjoys wine and beer tasting, watching football, playing board games like Scrabble and Trivial Pursuit, enjoying movies or concerts, and hanging out with her dog, Rocky. Deanna is an avid Blazers fan. Being a true native of the Northwest, Deanna loves everything the Vancouver/Portland area has to offer.
Awards: Deanna was recognized by her peers as a SuperLawyers Rising Star in 2010 and 2012. She was named one of the Vancouver Business Journal's “Accomplished & Under 40” in 2012.