860 SW 143rd St, Burien, WA 98166


Brianna Johnston Hanks, Associate

Current Employment Position: Associate, Linn, Schisel, & DeMarco, PS (since 2019)

Areas of Practice:

Juvenile Court Dependencies

Elder Law

Guardianships & Trusts


Bar Admissions:

Washington, 2017

Muckleshoot Tribal Court, 2018

Snoqualmie Tribal Court, 2018


Seattle University School of Law, Seattle, 2015

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Honors: Cum Laude

University of Washington, Seattle, 2008

B.A. Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Washington State Bar Association: 2017-present

Muckleshoot Tribal Bar, 2018- present

Snoqualmie Tribal Bar, 2018- present

King County Bar Association, 2017- present

Mother Attorney Mentoring Association, 2013-present

Washington Women Lawyers, 2017- present

Pro Bono Activities:

Infinitum Legal, PS, Board of Directors, 2017- present

Brianna also volunteers 50+ hours per year at her children’s schools

Brianna Johnston Hanks is an Associate Attorney at Linn, Schisel and DeMarco. In addition to her practice in guardianships, adoptions, and juvenile court dependency cases, Brianna also acts as a guardian ad litem in dependencies, custody disputes, and guardianships. Brianna takes cases in King County and local tribal courts.

Brianna earned her B.A. from the University of Washington and her J.D. from Seattle University, graduating cum laude in 2015. A California native, she has lived in the Seattle area since 2006. Brianna enjoys bad puns, running, baking, reading, and making the most of Pacific Northwest summers at local beaches. She volunteers over 50 hours per year at her children’s schools, in addition to other volunteer roles. Brianna’s professional memberships include: Washington State Bar Association, King County Bar Association, Muckleshoot Tribal Bar, Snoqualmie Tribal Bar, Washington Women Lawyers, and Mother Attorney Mentoring Association-Seattle.

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