Christopher Pitts


In 2001, Stella L. Pitts created a Seattle firm with a vision of transformational law.  The solo practice Stella L. Pitts & Associates has expanded to five attorneys and a support staff, including three paralegals. Concentrating on family law, including divorce, parenting plans, paternity, domestic violence, and community property agreements, Stella L. Pitts & Associates PLLC also handles Chapters 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcies. Other areas of practice for Stella L. Pitts & Associates include commercial transactions and litigation related to leases, contracts, business formation and operation, and corporate governance; estate planning and probate; and misdemeanor and DUI criminal cases.As a law practitioner for more than two decades, Stella L. Pitts has established a network of experts to rely on during complex family law and commercial litigation cases. Stella L. Pitts graduated from the University of Houston Law Center, and she also holds a strong background in business with a decade of experience managing small law firms and an undergraduate degree in business administration. Prior to founding Stella L. Pitts & Associates, the firm’s namesake created a family law partnership, Russell & Pitts, and worked at several Seattle law firms where she gained experience in civil and commercial litigation. The Stella L. Pitts & Associates team includes attorneys Christopher D. Pitts, who focuses on family law, bankruptcy, estate planning, and business transactions; Kevin C. Rowles, experienced in personal injury and trial practice; and Chris M. Kang, who possesses expertise in criminal prosecution and commercial litigation. The paralegals at Stella L. Pitts & Associates include Kristine Linn, Cherie E. Juneman, and Tony Y. Shen. Ila M. McCullough acts as Office Manager and Kamala G. Caton as Lead Legal Assistant.Stella L. Pitts & Associates’ founder holds memberships with the American, Washington State, and King County Bar Associations as well as with Washington Women Lawyers, King County Chapter. Stella L. Pitts & Associates supports several professional organizations, including the Korean American Bar Association of Washington and the International District Housing Alliance. Stella L. Pitts & Associates also assists SAM Gallery, The Mockingbird Society, and Family Law Court Appointed Special Advocates, where Stella L. Pitts serves on the Board of Directors.

Work experience

Work experience
Mar 2001 - Present


Stella L. Pitts & Associates