Attorneys & Staff
Rhylee SmithAssociate Attorney, admitted to practice in Washington and Idaho, practicing in all aspects of Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody and Support, and Modifications to Existing Orders
Attorney Rhylee Smith is licensed to practice law in both Washington and Idaho. She practices in all areas of family law including divorce and separation, non-martial relationships, domestic violence, child custody, spousal support, and modifications of existing court orders. While Rhylee is a fierce advocate, she approaches her clients with compassion and understanding. She enjoys getting to know them on a personal basis as well as professional one.
Rhylee firmly believes in open communication and ensures her clients are always well-informed about the process and details of their cases. Before each case, Rhylee first works with her clients to understand the big picture – listening to each client’s situation and helping her clients decide what goals they want to achieve. Then, she begins the thorough planning and necessary work to meet those goals. Rhylee understands that each family law matter is unique and requires attention and dedication.
Rhylee is a Spokane native and graduated from Whitworth University with a degree in Speech Communications. She was also on Whitworth's debate team. She attended law school in Portland, Oregon, at Lewis and Clark Law School, but returned to Spokane after graduation to be closer to her family and friends. Before joining Burke Law Group, Rhylee practiced family law at Provident Law in Spokane Valley and, prior to that, worked as contract administrator at Itron, Inc.
Rhylee is passionate about helping her clients and their families, and she is proud to be a part of Burke Law Group’s exceptional team.
Outside of work, Rhylee is a frequent volunteer with Spokane’s Volunteer Lawyers Program, and volunteers with organizations such as the Land Council and the Spokane Riverkeeper. She keeps active cycling, backpacking, snowboarding and walking her Great Dane, Paddington.
- Traditional Family Law
- Divorce (Marital Dissolution)
- Legal Separation
- Relationships Outside of Marriage
- Domestic Partnership
- Child Support
- Parenting Plan
- Relocation of Parent
- Child Custody