Stacie-Dee M. Motoyama


Born and raised in Hawai'i, Stacie-Dee relocated to the Puget Sound area in 1984. She has practiced in the family/juvenile courts for more than 20 years and has extensive experience in divorce, custody and child support, juvenile law, non-parental custody, prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements, and cohabitation and separation agreements.

Stacie-Dee has been an attorney since 1990. She was a deputy prosecuting attorney for the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office from 1991 to 1994, and has focused her practice on family and juvenile law since 1994.


Stacie-Dee attended college at Pacific Lutheran University where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Legal Studies. She was awarded a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Washington in 1989.


From 1997 to 1999, Stacie-Dee served as the Guardian ad Litem in cases concerning abused and neglected children in Thurston County. She served as faculty for the Thurston County Family Court Guardian ad Litem Training and teaches classes for the Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services Office.  She served on the Board of Directors for the Thurston County Bar Association and is a former president of the Capital Area Youth Symphony Association (CAYSA), and the current president of the board of directors of the Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County.   Stacie-Dee is also a volunteer mentor at the Thurston County Volunteer Legal Clinic.