Experienced. Aggressive. Successful.
Back row left to right: Tyler Cossey; Elena Manley, Robert Cossey, Terry Fehling, Alisha Smithson. Front Row: Casey Flores, Christine Jury
At Robert Cossey and Associates we pride ourselves at working hard for our client’s best interests. Many times the practice of Family Law can be tricky to walk the balance between collaboration for the best of families that are breaking up and strategic aggression to achieve a client’s goal. At Robert Cossey and Associates, not only are we successful at representing our client’s best interests, but our friendly and supportive team will make you feel at home. The staff at Robert Cossey and Associates have had years of training and experience in all aspects of the Family Law process and every member is dedicated to provide outstanding results and support during what can be a difficult and emotional time.
Attended Whitman College and graduated from Gonzaga Law School in 1986. After graduating from Law School he developed his skills as an accomplished trial litigator. He started his own practice in 1992 where he focused his practice on litigation including all aspects of family law. He has developed a reputation as a strong and compassionate advocate for positive results in difficult situations.
His manner is to foster close communication with his clients so they have a clear understanding of their legal options. He prides himself that his clients are well informed of any and all alternatives to the successful resolution of their case.
The primary paralegal for RCA is Casey Flores. She has over ten years of legal experience working with RCA which has provided her a deep working knowledge of all family law matters and procedures. One of her strengths is her writing and communication skills. She has a remarkable working relationship with judges, commissions and other family law attorneys. Her ability to work with clients and opposing parties is unsurpassed. She is considered one of the top family law assistants in Spokane County. This makes her an integral part of the RCA team.
Elena Manley is a recent addition to the Robert Cossey and Associates team. While Elena is new to Robert Cossey and Associates, she is an experienced and competent Paralegal having recently retired from serving as a Paralegal Senior Non-Commissioned Officer, both Active Duty Air Force and the Washington Air National Guard. Elena has proven herself to be an excellent writer, critical thinker, researcher, and a thorough project manager.
For the last three years, Robert Cossey and Associates has been lucky to have Christine Jury as the Office Manager. She handles the staff, does the scheduling of cases, and keeps the office running smoothly and efficiently. She welcomes all new clients to the office and handles the paperwork and financial arrangements. She handles billing for the office any questions regarding client statements. She is a master at multi-tasking and she does it all with a smile!
Another RCA paralegal is Alisha Smithson who provides backup family law assistance when necessary. Alisha is well respected in the legal community. She is an exceptional investigator, strategic advisor and trial assistant.
Terry Fehling, our receptionist, is the voice at the other end of the line when you call Robert Cossey and Associates. She manages our busy phone lines, sets up appointments and makes you feel at home when you come into our office..
Tyler runs our Affordable Divorce division and he helps to fill in whatever needs done during the day. He is our runner to the courthouse, he backs up staff members and is a process server when needed.
Robert Cossey contracts with several well experienced and knowledgeable attorneys to assist him with his successful legal practice. They work under the direct guidance and supervision of Robert Cossey and are well respected advocates in the legal community.