A Distinguished Career in Legal Advocacy
Bruce Clement has dedicated his career to providing the highest quality legal representation for his clients. He has tried jury and non-jury trials in 22 counties of Washington State, and is the author of numerous articles and news columns on a wide variety of legal subjects. His focus has been on doing all he can to advance and protect his clients' interests.
His law firm, Clement Law Center, handles the negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and litigation of divorce, custody and family law cases in Seattle, Tacoma, King and Pierce Counties, Washington State, and nationwide. See what our clients say about our service and results.
Bruce Clement was born and raised in Yakima, Washington, graduating from Eisenhower High School. He interrupted his college education at Pacific University, Oregon, to serve two years in the Peace Corps (Philippines), and then returned to complete his college education at the University of Washington, where he received his B.A. in Political Science with honors. While in undergraduate school he attended classes full time during the day, worked the night shift 40 hours a week in downtown Seattle, and did his homework on the weekends.
In law school at the UW, Mr. Clement was selected to the Washington Law Review. As a student he published a case note and comment, and served on the Law Review Board as Case Note Editor. During law school he also served in the Army ROTC. Upon graduation from law school he was given the Distinguished Military Student award, received his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Signal Corps, and transferred to the JAG Corps three years later.
He worked in the State Attorney General's Office for 17 years before moving to private practice. In the AGO he handled hundreds of child cases for DSHS, and for two years was its lead trainer for caseworkers on the law of child abuse. He also conducted statewide training for prosecutors, and received an award for this work from the Washington State Prosecutors Association.
In private practice Bruce Clement has dedicated his professional life to providing the highest quality legal services to his clients. His busy family law practice includes many cases which involve multiple states or foreign countries. He proudly served 27 years in the U.S. Army Reserve, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He helped staff and manage a walk-in legal clinic at Fort Lewis on weekends for soldiers and dependents. Many of his current clients include service members and dependents of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. Clement Law Center offers a 25 percent discount on fees for members of the Armed Forces and their dependents.
Bruce Clement is admitted to practice in Washington and New York states, the Eastern and Western Washington Federal District Courts, the 6th and 9th U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a former Washington State Assistant Attorney General, and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.
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