Located in Seattle, the legal practice of Helene Ellenbogen focuses on family law issues including but not limited to divorce/legal separations, domestic partnerships, adoptions, and paternity/custody. She is also familiar with wills, trusts, probates, and small business formations. Her pro bono work focuses on family law through bar association programs. Helene Ellenbogen has a strong background in medical ethics and psychology and has served on boards and advisory committees of several institutions addressing such issues. Helene Ellenbogen is an adjunct faculty member at the Seattle University School of Law and serves on various State and local bar committees. Helene Ellenbogen graduated from the University of Washington School of Law in 1990 and has been in private practice since 1991. Prior to practicing law, Helene Ellenbogen was a literature professor for fifteen years, with a graduate degree from the University of Chicago. She focuses her practice on the needs of families and their lifestyles. She provides a friendly and welcoming environment for gay and lesbian families as well as all families from any ethnic or religious background.