Annelisa is a hard-working Portland divorce attorney who knows how to think
on her feet and solve problems – demonstrated by her experience
with litigation of domestic relations, juvenile dependency, and paternity
issues. Her ability to perform gracefully in the often stressful and emotionally-charged
environment of family law is both a relief and an advantage to her clients.
Annelisa works with clients throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington
at McKinley Irvin's
Vancouver, WA and
Portland law firm.
Annelisa understands that strong feelings come with the territory in family
law and works to meet her client's needs for strong advocacy and effective
resolutions. "When I see how overwhelmed my clients can be in the
middle of their divorce or custody case, my drive to support them gets
even stronger, " says Annelisa. "Knowing I can help my client
navigate this difficult time makes the job worthwhile for me."
"I build trust with my clients so we can work together to get the
hard work done. Along the way, my staff and I provide as much relief as
we can so our clients always know we are here to support them and that
our priority is to move their case forward."
In addition, she has extensive experience representing children and understands
the trauma and pressure adult domestic relations issues bring to children.
Annelisa strives to help her clients balance the needs of adults and the
best interests of their children.
Annelisa has worked both as a Portland divorce lawyer and within the court
system. She maintains strong professional relationships within the legal
system so that she can be a greater advocate for her clients. As a Portland
divorce attorney at McKinley Irvin, Annelisa is recognized for her desire
to maintain the highest level of ethics and professionalism in even the
most contested cases.
Annelisa stays involved within the Portland legal community, and is also
a committed volunteer, providing legal aid and services to Portland community causes.