Caring and Constructive Problem Solving

Jennifer Dean



Tacoma, WA



Jennifer Dean is the newest associate at the Law Offices of Rachel Rolfs and Associates where she works primarily with family law matters. Jen is passionate about listening to people's stories to get a holistic picture of their needs and communication that is informative, efficient, and compassionate to the situation.

Originally from northern Ohio, Jennifer is a recent Washington state transplant. She earned her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from Kent State University in 2016 where her love of family law blossomed. After graduating, she worked for a year in residential mental health facilities before deciding to continue her education. Jen began her studies in law in 2018 and graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2021.

While in law school, Jen was the Student Director for the Civil Legal Services Clinic where she was able to gain a wide range of practical experience in matters including, but not limited to, family law, civil litigation, landlord tenant rights, and more. Notably, she sat as co-counsel that historically won the Clinic's first jury trial. Jennifer received a number of awards for her time in the Clinic including the Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Clinic Student Award and the Civil Legal Services Clinic Outstanding Student Award.

Outside of the office, Jen enjoys live music, amateur cooking, and exploring her new home state with her fiancée, Hannah.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law

Bar Admission

  • Washington


  • University of Wyoming, College of Law, Laramie, Wyoming
    • J.D. - 2021
  • Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 2016
    • Major: Human Development and Family Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Washington State Bar Association, Attorney, 2022
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Attorney, 2022
  • Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2022