Rainbow Family Law, PLLC ~ Because Life Decisions aren't always Black and White ...

Mary Katherine Plas is a 2001 graduate of The University of Toledo, College of Law where she was on the Dean’s List and was a recipient of The University of Toledo’s President’s Scholarship as well as the James D. Kirkpatrick Memorial Scholarship.

Mary Katherine has a Bachelor’s degree in both Psychology and German from Valparaiso University where she also studied Music and performed extensively as a vocalist. Having earned a post-baccalaureate certificate in Paralegal Studies in 1995, she worked full time as a Certified Paralegal while putting herself through law school at night.

Mary Katherine brings a unique perspective to both the emotional and legal aspects of adoption and parenting; having been an adopted child and now as an adopting parent herself. As a former teacher and later an advocate for people with special needs (both kids and adults), she understands and values the dynamics of many different kinds of families.

As a Certified Mediator, Mary Katherine is experienced in working with people of diverse communities, cultures and backgrounds, and realizes that there is no such thing as “one size fits all” approach to parenting, financial planning law or family issues.

Making her home in Olympia since 2006, Mary Katherine has fallen in love with Washington State. Her interests include music, hiking, classic literature, and environmental advocacy.

Member of:

Thurston County Bar Association
Washington State Bar Association
WSBA: Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
American Bar Association
  Sound Collaboration
PFLAG of Olympia
Pastiche Foundation
Collaborative Law Practice Group