Wolfgang Anderson

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
Anderson, Fields, Dermody, & McIlwain, Inc. P. S.
207 East Edgar Street
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 322-2060

Mr. Anderson received his Undergraduate and Law Degree from the University of Washington. He also attended the University of Virginia where he studied Military Law.

Mr. Anderson is admitted to the US Supreme Court, Military Courts and all Washington Courts.

After graduating from the University of Washington School of Law in 1966, he joined the US Army as a Regular Army Captain as a Staff Judge Advocate. He was stationed for four years in his native Germany as a member of the 3rd Armored Division.

Mr. Anderson toiled for Seattle's major domestic relations firm, Jonson & Jonson, from 1970-1977. He started the firm of Anderson & Fields, Inc., P.S., in 1977 with H. Michael Fields.

Mr. Anderson has been a guest and/or lecturer on various television and radio programs, and has taught professional seminars for attorneys, as well as serving as a Judge Pro Tem, in both the Superior and District Courts.

Mr. Anderson wrote a book for the layman, Divorce, Dissolution And The End Of Relationships - What's It All About?, detailing the law on various subjects from property division, custody, child support, maintenance, what the proceeding is all about, etc. Mr. Anderson's book, AKA the "divorce bible", explains everyone's rights from A to Z. Mr. Anderson has also contributed articles regarding matrimonial law to professional journals.

Mr. Anderson has been delegated a Super Lawyer in Law & Politics in Washington State the years 2006 through the present. He is also a select member of the prestigious, National American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

He has had an "AV" rating with Martindale-Hubbell for 30 years. (AV means a significant rating accomplishment; a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence).

Mr. Anderson has been voted one of America's Best Lawyers by various groups throughout the years.

Wolfgang has also published a novel detailing a divorce between two judges titled Tomorrow Comes Twice.

He has also written a series of 14 books under the "Fartology" premise, expanding on client one-liners.

Bar Admissions

Washington, 1966
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1966
U.S. Supreme Court, 1968


University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
Military Law Degree (All Military Courts) - 1966
Major: Military Law
University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
B.A. - 1964
Major: Pre Law

Published Works

Divorce in Washington, Legalese Press, Numerous Articles
Understanding Family Law in Washington
The Poetry of Fart Logic
Tomorrow Comes Twice, A Novel
Divorce, Dissolution and the end of Relationships, What's It All About?

Honors and Awards

Top Attorneys of North America (Who's Who), 2015 - 2017
Best Attorney Lifetime Charter Member, 2014 - 2017
Best Lawyers Business Edition, 2016 - Present
Top 100 Lawyers (National Advocates), 2016 - Present
U.S. News and World Report selected; Best Lawyers and Best Law Firms, 2015 - Present
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, Top 10 Award, 2015 - 2016
Super Lawyers, 2006 to Present
Best Law Firms of America, 2014 - 2016
AVVO Lawyer Rating 10/10
AVVO clients' Choice, 2016 - Present
Washington State Bar, 50 year Award of Distinguished and Honorable Service to the People of Washington
Trial Masters the Seal of Experience
"AV" rating in Martindale-Hubbell
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - 10 Best Client Satisfaction, 2016 - 2017
Top Lawyer The Global Directory of Who's Who

Professional Associations and Memberships

US Army, Serving in the 3rd Armored Division, Captain, 1966 - 1970
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member, 1990 - Present
Federal Bar & US Supreme Court, Member

Past Employment Positions

US Army JAG C, Captain; Nato Liaison; Prosecutor, 1966 - 1970
Jonson & Jonson, Associate, 1970 - 1977


Alpha Tau Omega
Phi Alpha Delta