At the law office of Ryan, Montgomery & Armstrong, Inc., P.S., located in Silverdale, we understand that experience matters. Since 1962, our law firm has represented Washington clients facing a variety of legal issues. We are a full-service law firm, ready to serve you in an array of practice areas, including personal injury, family law, estate planning, criminal defense, business law, landlord-tenant law, real estate law, and more. Our attorneys are committed to representing you with the full benefit of our knowledge, ability and effort.

about us

our beginnings

Our firm was founded in Bremerton in 1962 through the dedication and hard work of attorney Gordon Walgren. Our office is currently home to  eight attorneys and  our experienced  professional support staff. Over the years, we have built a reputation for skilled legal representation, and we are proud to be one of the longest-standing firms in the county. We also remain dedicated to maintaining strong ties to our community; our lawyers and staff are involved in a variety of organizations within Kitsap County.



our promise

We promise to represent each client in the way that each of us would wish to be represented. We are dedicated to providing high-quality legal services in an efficient and economical manner. We will utilize our support staff and technology whenever appropriate to meet each client's individual needs.

contact us



Margaret Alessi, Legal Assistant

  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Corporations
  • Real Estate
  • Unlawful Detainers

Joan Allen, Legal Assistant

  • Front Desk
  • Dependency
  • Infractions

Nikki Newby, legal assistant

  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation

SANDY RIVAS, legal assistant

  • Personal Injury

Tanya Thompson, legal assistant

  • Personal Injury

Joy Zegstroo, legal assistant

  • Personal Injury

support staff

Terre M. Skelly, Office Administrator

Terre has been the Office Administrator for Ryan, Montgomery & Armstrong since 1994. Terre started as a legal secretary in Kitsap County in 1974 and is a Charter Member of NALS of Kitsap. She has worked in Kitsap and King Counties in all areas of the law.


Ryan, Montgomery & Armstrong, Inc., P.S.


Fax: 360-307-8865