Deanna Rusch is a highly respected family law and divorce attorney in Vancouver, Washington recognized for her poise in court, friendly demeanor, knowledge of the law, sense of humor, and trial experience. Deanna has a straightforward-yet-kind approach to solving her clients’ challenges. Her practice includes all areas of family law, with an emphasis on complex divorce and family law matters. She is especially skilled in assisting divorce clients who own businesses or other complex financial assets. She represents clients in Clark County, Cowlitz County, Skamania County, Klickitat County, and Pacific County.
Deanna starts each case by learning about her clients and their personal goals. She explains, in plain language, how the law fits with those goals and develops a strategy to protect their interests. “It doesn’t have to be terrifying,” Deanna says. “Rather, it can be a new beginning. I’m here to solve my clients’ challenges and take the stress off their shoulders as we figure out how to move them and their family forward.” Deanna provides all of her clients with unique and individualized representation and has been known to answer emails and her cell phone at all hours.
"I’m here to solve my clients’ challenges and take the stress off their shoulders as we figure out how to move them and their family forward.”
Deanna has been ranked a Rising Star by Washington Super Lawyers every year since 2010 and was named a “Washington Outstanding Young Lawyer” by Seattle Met magazine. She was recognized by Best Lawyers of America in 2018. Deanna is especially proud of her recognition as “Accomplished & Under 40” by the Vancouver Business Journal in 2012. While the legal complexities of family law can be a challenge, Deanna tackles issues head-on and makes sure her clients feel the relief of having a dedicated attorney by their side. “It’s important to keep a sense of humor throughout. I tell each of my clients, ‘if I need you to worry about something, I will tell you. Otherwise, don’t worry about it.’” She is committed to protecting you and what's important to you.
Deanna is a Pacific Northwest native and a die-hard football fan—Seattle Seahawks and University of Washington Huskies, in particular. She lives in Camas with her dog, Adrianne (age 3), and puppy, Cash. Deanna enjoys being an active member of her community including serving as a Councilperson for the City of Camas.