About

We are firm dedicated to excellence in dependency representation.

VISION STATEMENT

Help preserve the future of families in our community.

MISSION STATEMENT

Create the best opportunity for family reunification through high quality and compassionate legal representation to parents navigating through a civil dependency case.

CORE VALUES

  • TEAMWORK: Enhance and preserve the teaming process unique to Spokane County which has consistently produced positive results for parents and families.
  • SUSTAINABILITY: Nurture the passion for this work while providing a supportive working environment that encourages work/life balance and minimizes compassion fatigue.
  • KNOWLEDGE: ┬áProvide comprehensive legal training for attorneys at all levels of the process including trial and court techniques, forms/orders, cultural understanding, DCFS policy and the law.

FIRM

Parents Defense Counsel is a Washington corporation headed by Laura Hughes and Emily Nelson. The firm strives to be a leader in parents representation in Spokane and throughout Washington.