Washington State Bar Association
Benton-Franklin Counties Bar Association
Eastern Washington Collaborative Law Association
Private Practice - Kennewick, WA
1990 - Present
Emphasizing custody, collaborative divorce, criminal defense, mediation, arbitration, and personal injury
. Ms. Koehmstedt has been appointed as Guardian ad Litem
in Domestic relations and RCW 11.88 actions. Regularly practicing in District, Municipal, Superior Courts. Negotiated and tried hundreds of cases in an effective; professional manner.
Juvenile Court Defense Panel Attorney
1990 - 1996
Defense of juvenile offenders, litigation of child dependencies, termination of parental rights, involuntary commitment proceedings, youth at risk petitions and material witness representation. Represented over 2,400 individuals while providing high-level legal representation. Developed working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney - Benton County, WA
1987 - 1990
Ms. Koehmstedt has experience as a pro tem judge and is currently contracted as a Hearings Officer by the City of Pasco where she regularly presides over impound hearings and Dangerous Dog appeals.