Althauser Rayan Abbarno announces newest partner in 78-year history


Centralia-based law firm Althauser Rayan Abbarno has announced its newest partner, Kathryn Eyraud.

Eyraud’s practice focuses on domestic relations and issues relating to divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, domestic violence protection orders and anti-harassment orders.

Eyraud graduated from Western Washington University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science. In 2012, Eyraud earned her juris doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law.

“Kathryn has been involved in the family law system at all stages for over a decade,” said Todd Rayan, partner with Althauser Rayan Abbarno. “She brings a unique perspective that benefits all our clients.”

Eyraud joined Althauser Rayan Abbarno, LLP in 2019. Prior to joining the law firm, Eyraud was a family law facilitator and family juvenile court improvement program coordinator for the Clallam County Superior Court. From 2013 to 2016, Eyraud was the family law facilitator and pro bono coordinator for the Lewis County Bar Legal Aid.

“Kathryn is a tireless advocate for her clients and has distinguished herself as one of the premier family law litigators in Southwest Washington,” said Jakob McGhie, partner with Althauser Rayan Abbarno. “I am proud for her to become a partner and to carry on this firm’s tradition of excellent legal representation.”

Althauser Rayan Abbarno was established in 1946 and provides legal services for individuals and businesses throughout Washington state, including personal injury, workers’ compensation, family law, criminal defense, estate planning and probate, and business and corporate law.

“Kathryn is dedicated to helping those in need and educating others on issues regarding family law and domestic violence,” said Peter Abbarno, partner with Althauser Rayan Abbarno. “She is knowledgeable, she cares, and her work ethic for her clients produces results. We are happy to have her join the team as a partner.”

For more information about Althauser Rayan Abbarno and its legal services, visit or call 360-736-1301.

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