Shayla McKee

Shayla McKee is an Associate Attorney practicing Family Law. Shayla is a passionate advocate who focuses most of her practice on high-conflict custody disputes and divorce, but has experience in all major areas of Family Law in Washington. Shayla decided that she would attend Washington State University at the age of four and carried that…

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Rose Austin

Rose has been a paralegal in Family Law since 1998. Ms. Austin takes pride in helping clients successfully resolve their family disputes and matters. When not at work, Rose enjoys spending time with her family, camping, gardening, riding motorcycles, and shooting.

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Jacqueline Justice

Ms. Justice is a Washington native. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2007. She is admitted to the Washington State Bar, Western District of Washington, and the United States Supreme Court. Following graduation, Ms. Justice taught for a year in Ethiopia. She has had a wide range of experience throughout her legal career…

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Jody Schuman

Having worked in the legal field from the age of 16, raised six children as a single mother for 15 years, owned my own business on multiple occasions, directed musical theatre for over 30 years, organized and participated in cultural events throughout my career, and love serving in my Church, there is a vast wealth…

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Christopher J. Mercado

Chris is a Senior Attorney at Gravis Law, PLLC. He has been practicing since 2006 and has vast knowledge and experience in business, bankruptcy, real estate, and estate planning. Currently, Chris is also a Judge pro tem at Snohomish County Superior Court, a law professor at Gonzaga University School of Law, and an adjunct law…

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Jena L. Maxwell

Jena Maxwell is an experienced family law attorney, collaborative practitioner and litigator offering tailored process options for her clients. After graduating from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law School in 2009, she maintained a solo office where she practiced law, volunteered at the First Responder Will Clinic and provided pro bono services through the KCBA…

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Bil Childress

Bil Childress attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he studied engineering and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. While at Vanderbilt, Bil was the Associate Editor of Vanderbilt’s student newspaper, he also performed in, wrote, and directed several plays and short films. After Bil graduated from Vanderbilt, he spent the summer in Israel…

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Benjamin Goodey

Raised in the Tri-Cities, Benjamin graduated from Hanford High School in 2003.  Following two-years of service in the Donetsk, Ukraine Mission, he completed his undergraduate degree at New Mexico State University.  While attending Gonzaga University School of Law, Gravis Law assisted Ben in starting a small family business with his brother and grandfather.  Following Gonzaga,…

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William L. Hames

Bill was born in Pasco, Washington in 1947. He was educated at the University of Washington and received his J.D. degree from Willamette University College of Law in 1981. He was admitted to practice in Washington in 1981 and has since been admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington and…

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Carmen Blanco

Carmen Blanco is one of our outstanding Bankruptcy Law paralegals. Carmen has been a paralegal in Bankruptcy Law since 2015, working at the Kennewick based Hames, Anderson, Whitlow, & O’Leary (HAWO) law firm. In 2020, Carmen joined the Gravis team with the rest of HAWO law. A native of Pasco, WA, Carmen has a background…

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