Sue Stepp Tamblyn


Sue has practiced law for over 48 years, primarily in the field of family law. Sue was a trial lawyer in Texas for 13 years, and has extensive experience handling jury trials in both commercial and family law litigation matters. While practicing in Texas, Sue received a specialization in family law from the state of Texas Board of Legal Certification. Sue also taught family law and marital property law as an adjunct professor of law at Baylor University.  She has practiced in Washington for 35 years.

Sue has actively participated in pro bono work in the community, primarily for Northwest Justice Project for more than 12 years. She served on the Board of Directors of Residence XII in Seattle, Washington. Sue also has served on numerous community and professional boards servicing social, family, and youth groups in the states of Washington and Texas.



Phone: (206) 232-4050

Admitted to Practice

Washington Courts
Texas Courts


Seattle University School of Theology and Ministry
1999 – present
Work towards Masters of Transforming Spirituality

Baylor University Law School
J.D., cum laude,
1975 Moot court finalist

Baylor University
B.A., Religion; law, honors program 1974

Current Professional Associations:

King County Bar Association
Family Law Section

Professional Experience:

Somers Tamblyn PLLC
2017 to Present

Somers Tamblyn King Isenhour Bleck PLLC
2016 to 2017

Somers Tamblyn King PLLC
October 2008 to 2015

Lybeck Murphy, LLP
2003 to 2008

Tamblyn & Tamblyn, P.C.
1996 to 2003

Ferrell & Tamblyn
1995 to 1996

Law Offices of Donald W. Ferrell
1993 to 1995

Tamblyn & Tamblyn
1989 to 1994

Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee
1975 to 1988