Susan L. Caulkins
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Toll Free: 800.439.1112
Phone: 253.620.1500
Fax: 253.572.3052

920 Fawcett Avenue
PO Box 1657
Tacoma, Washington 98401

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Community and Civic Activities

  • Harrison Medical Center Foundation (Board of Directors, 2001–2011; President, 2007–09)
  • The Home Course Women’s Golf Club(Member, 2009-present; Secretary, 2011-14; WSWPLA Representative, 2015-present)
  • Pacific Lutheran University Board of Regents(Member, 2015-present)
  • Pacific Lutheran University Lute Club(Advisory Board, 2004-12; President, 2007-10)
  • Point Defiance Zoo Society (Board of Directors, 2010-present)
  • Washington State Women’s Public Links Association (Historian, 2006–09)
  • West Hills Elementary School Bremerton, WA(Reading Tutor, 2001–09)

Susan L. Caulkins


Practice Areas

Family law, construction law, real estate, estate planning, and probate

Admitted to Practice In

  • All Washington Courts
  • U.S. District Court for Western District of Washington
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, J.D., 1985
  • Pacific Lutheran University, B.A., 1982, cum laude

Professional Affiliations

  • American Inn of Court, Honorable Robert J. Bryan Chapter(Executive Committee, 2011-present; President, 2016-17)
  • Kitsap County Bar Association
  • Kitsap Legal Services
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, Davies Pearson, P.C., 2016-2018
  • Judge Pro Tempore
    • Kitsap County District Court
    • Port Orchard Municipal Court
    • Gig Harbor Municipal Court

Special Recognition

  • Named three times as “Washington Super Lawyer” in family law by Super Lawyers (formerlyWashington Law & Politics) for 2018, 2019, and 2020. Only five percent of the total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list.