Katherine Kent

Katherine Kent is the Managing Partner at Whitaker Kent Ordell PLLC. She has been a matrimonial attorney since 2002, focusing her practice on complex litigation involving parenting issues, relocation, child support, and the protection, valuation, and distribution of assets and business interests. Prior to obtaining her law degree in 2000, Katherine was a social worker for Child Protective Services.  In 2013, Katherine was selected to serve as a pro tem Family Law Commissioner in the King County Superior Court and served through 2021. She has been voted as one of the best lawyers in Washington and Top Women Attorney in Washington in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, and consistently named as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine. She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She has a perfect 10 rating on AVVO.   Katherine coordinates and serves as Chair for the Continuing Legal Education “Hot Topics in Family Law” seminar hosted annually by the King County Bar Association. She is a well-known presenter at family law seminars and has been featured in various televised interviews.


Katherine Kent
General Managing Partner
Tel: 206 382-0000