Our Team

Dawn Sydney

Attorney

(206) 297-6245

Dawn Sydney is a passionate legal advocate for her clients.

Dawn received her law degree from Washington University School of Law (St. Louis) in 1991. She has been licensed to practice law in the state of Washington since 2011. She was first introduced to Washington State family law as a paralegal with Skellenger Bender. Dawn started her own firm in September 2017. Prior to opening the Law Offices of Dawn Sydney, PLLC, Dawn was a family law attorney with Bucklin Evens, PLLC on Mercer Island and the Law Offices of Michael W. Bugni & Associates in Seattle.

Dawn spent many years working in public policy on social justice issues at the state and federal levels. She worked with non-profit organizations including Citizens for Missouri’s Children and the National Coalition for the Homeless. As an advocate with these organizations, Dawn produced several reports and was invited to teach at state, national and international conferences on diverse issues including health care, domestic violence, and legislative process and procedure. In law school, Dawn published an article in Encyclopedia of Childbearing (Oryx).

Dawn has engaged in extensive continuing legal education including the National Institute of Trial Advocacy Family Law Trial Advocacy in Boulder, Colorado and the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence Advanced Custody Institute in Washington, DC.

Dawn holds active memberships in several organizations including the American Bar Association; King County Bar Association Public Policy Committee; Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section; and the King County Bar Association, Family Law Section. Dawn volunteers with local community organizations including Legal Voice, New Beginnings and Food Lifeline. Dawn was selected to the 2019 Washington Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice.

Dawn loves spending time with her family, spoiled dog and the great Pacific Northwest Mountains.

Angela Berg

Angela Berg

Paralegal

1417 NW 54th St, Ste 200
Seattle, WA  98107
(206) 297-6245

Angela has been a Family Law Paralegal for over a decade. She has worked with many attorneys and has extensive experience in all aspects of paralegal work.

She feels grateful to have a career that allows her to connect with people on an intimate level. Knowing that she is able to provide relief for her clients at an extremely troubling time in their lives is very fulfilling. Angela thinks and feels deeply about areas of life that she values.

Angela has an eight-year-old son and a four-year-old dog. She enjoys volunteering at her son’s school and going on field trips with him whenever possible.  Angela likes yoga pants, wine, shopping and gardening. She is certain she is hilarious although realizes she may be alone in this opinion.

Meredith Sargent

Meredith Sargent

Law Office Manager / Client Advocate

1417 NW 54th St, Ste 200
Seattle, WA  98107
(206) 297-6245

Meredith is involved in all aspects of the practice. After having practiced as a clinical psychologist for over 30 years, working at the Law Offices of Dawn Sydney, PLLC has been a welcome change for her. Each day presents new challenges and experiences and she loves helping clients in a whole new way. She is an invaluable resource in high conflict parenting cases.

When not in the office, Meredith enjoys quilting and weaving, hiking and spending time with family and friends.