Claire Shea is a licensed legal intern with S.L. Pitts, PC. Her life experiences and education led her to focus her practice on family law. She provides exemplary customer service and understanding while interacting with her clients and works hard to ensure her clients feel heard and their goals are met.
Claire was born and raised in Richland, Washington, where she participated in the Running Start program at her local community college. She went on to finish her undergraduate education at the University of Washington. Throughout her time there, Claire became a member of Gamma Phi Beta and consistently volunteered for Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization and after-school program with the purpose of helping adolescent girls build up their self-confidence. She also volunteered for the Boys and Girls Club of North Seattle and the CLCC and Trettin non-profit Drop-In Pre-School, working with children of all ages and backgrounds.
After graduating from the UW with a major in psychology and a minor in political science, Claire continued on to earn her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law. While attending law school, she competed in moot court competitions, served as a teaching assistant, and participated in many simulation courses where she learned estate plan drafting, mediation skills, and the practice of trademark and family law. She is a founder of the school’s Family Law Society, of which she served on the executive board for two years.