Susan L. Caulkins


I embrace the concept of “a healthy body is a healthy mind” as sustaining vitality in the practice of law. Away from the office, I enjoy golf, backpacking/hiking, snowshoeing, travel, gardening and reading – all intended to maintain balance and enjoyment in all that I do.

  • Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, J.D., 1985
  • Pacific Lutheran University, B.A., 1982, cum laude
Areas of Practice
  • Family Law
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Professional Activities
  • American Inns of Court, Honorable Robert J. Bryan Chapter (Emeritus Member, President 2016-2017)
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association;
  • Kitsap County Bar Association;
  • Washington State Bar Association;
  • frequent service as judge/commissioner pro tempore in Kitsap County and Pierce County courts
Community & Civic Activities
  • Pacific Lutheran University Board of Regents 2015 – present;
  • The Home Course Women’s Golf Club (Member, 2009-present; Secretary, 2011-2014; WSWPLA Representative, 2015-present);
  • Pointe Defiance Zoo Society Board of Directors, 2010-2019.