Markéta Vorel was admitted to the Washington Bar in 2003.  She earned her law degree at the University of Washington in 2002.  During law school, Ms. Vorel completed an internship with an international law firm in Prague, Czech Republic, and later with Heller Ehrman in Seattle, Washington and held a temporary seat on the Washington Law Review.  Early in her career, Ms. Vorel worked at a large international firm in Seattle, representing clients in business law, complex real estate transactions and commercial leases.  Since 2005, Ms. Vorel has been in private practice, specializing in estate planning, probate and business law.  Ms. Vorel also holds degrees in English and Education from the University of Washington, speaks a couple of languages and has volunteered for local and international non-profit organizations.  

Markéta was born and raised in Czechoslovakia and escaped communism with her family in her teens.  She has lived in several countries but has called Washington State home for over 20 years.  She lives in Anacortes, where she enjoys the outdoors with her husband Laurence, daughter Eliška and their ancient yellow labrador Molly.