Meet our Attorney
FAMILY LAW | CIVIL LITIGATION | SMALL CLAIMS | AH/DV CASES
Andrea is a former Commissioner ProTem for District Court, a WA Board of Governors member, and holds a Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law. She has a diverse educational background including coursework at Harvard University and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Pennsylvania State University.
We’re pleased to welcome Attorney Andrea Poplawski to our team at The Cowlitz Law Group. An accomplished professional, Andrea brings to our team an outstanding record of delivering high-quality legal services, superior team leadership, and exceptional client satisfaction.
Andrea’s legal education includes a Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law, coursework for a Master of Liberal Arts degree at Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science in Public Policy from Pennsylvania State University, where she also completed a Management Development Program.
Recognized for her commitment to excellence, Andrea boasts a portfolio of distinguished accolades. She holds a 10.0 Superb Rating from Avvo, maintained for the past 15 years. Her exceptional service led to her appointment by the Board of Governors to the Character and Fitness Board of the Washington State Bar Association in 2014, serving as Vice Chair and later Chair.
Her unwavering dedication to the community has also been recognized. The Northwest Justice Project appointed her to their Board of Trustees for the 2014-2017 term. She’s received the Pro Bono Public Service Commendation Award from the Washington State Bar Association annually since 2005 and was named Best Attorney of 2013 by Inlander Northwest Magazine. Spokane Couer D’Alene Living Magazine has selected her as a Top Lawyer in Family Law for the past decade.
Andrea’s contributions to the legal profession and community have been further celebrated with her receipt of the prestigious Myra Bradwell Award in 2005, presented by the Gonzaga Women’s Law Caucus to attorneys demonstrating courage, strength, and a commitment to the interests of women and children.
You can contact Andrea for family law inquiries and assistance at The Cowlitz Law Group at 360-355-4465. With her notable credentials and dedication, we are confident that Andrea will continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients.
- Pennsylvania State University, Management Development Program, Certificate, 1993;
- Pennsylvania State University,
Bachelor of Science in Public Policy,
Dean’s List – 3.6 G.P.A., 1995;
- Harvard University, Master of Liberal Arts – Concentration in Government
Course work completed. Thesis not completed, 1997;
- Gonzaga University School of Law
Juris Doctorate, August 2001
Bar And Court Admissions
- Washington State Bar, 2002;
- Spokane District Court – Commissioner ProTem, 2010 – 2016;
- Spokane Superior Court – Certified Guardian ad Litem.
- Washington State Bar Association;
- Spokane County Bar Association;
- Northwest Justice Project;
- Gonzaga Women’s Law Caucus.
Major Areas Of Practice
- Bankruptcy Law
- Business Formation
- Business Operations
- Commercial Contracts
- Contested Wills or Probate
- Cross Border Compliance in Estate Planning
- Drafting Wills and Trusts
- Estate Administration
- Estate Planning
- Elder Law
- Family Law
- Legal Research & Writing
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Real Estate
- SARB and Franchise Bankruptcy
- Securities, Finance, and Tax