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Juliet C. Laycoe


Juliet Laycoe has practiced law since 1998. She is admitted to both the Washington State Bar and Oregon State Bar. Her practice emphasizes family law, including divorce, child support and parenting plan issues, guardianship, estate planning and estate administration. Juliet serves as a court commissioner pro tem for Clark County Superior Court and a hearing officer for the Vancouver School District. Prior to establishing Laycoe & Bogdon PC in 2005, Juliet was an associate attorney for more than six years at Blair, Schaefer, Hutchison & Wolfe LLP.


  • Pacific Lutheran University, Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies and Sociology, Tacoma, Washington, 1995
  • Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, Juris Doctor, 1998

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Member, Family Law Section of the Clark County Bar Association
  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Association
  • Founding member, George and Donald Simpson American Inn of Court in southwest Washington.
  • Past member, Clark County Superior Court Bench Bar Committee

Honors and Awards

  • Clark County Bar Association, Ken Weber Community Service Award, 2003.
  • Vancouver Business Journal, Top 40 under 40 Award, 2002.
  • Vancouver Rotary Club, Rookie Rotarian of the Year, 2002.
  • City of Vancouver and Vancouver National Historic Reserve Trust, General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award, 2000.

Community Activities

Juliet is dedicated to her community.  She is an active member of the Vancouver Rotary Club and the President of the Vancouver Rotary Foundation, which distributes thousands of dollars for scholarships and local, nonprofit groups each year. She is a Divisional Board Member for Umpqua Bank. She is a past Ex-Officio Member of the Fort Vancouver National Trust Board of Trustees.  Juliet previously was a board member of the Children’s Center from 2003 through 2008 and SWIFT, Southwest Washington Independent Forward Thrust from 1998 through 2005.  She served as president of SWIFT’s board of directors from 2002 to 2004.

Professional Presentations

“Objections to Relocation – Not Always a Lost Cause,” 2008 Washington State Bar Association Family Law Section Midyear Seminar

"Identifying Ways to Determine the Existence of a Will and Finding Heirs of Notice,” 2009 Washington State Bar Association Probate Bootcamp

Click here to view a May 2006 Columbian "One on One" article featuring Juliet Laycoe.