U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms"
For five consecutive years,
McKinley Irvin has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as one of the nation's "Best Law Firms" in the Tier 1 Seattle
Metro category for Family Law. The annual rankings denote the nation's
highest performing law firms based on a rigorous evaluation process, including
client and peer evaluations addressing expertise, responsiveness, and civility.
The Best Lawyers in America©
Three McKinley Irvin's attorneys have been selected by their peers for
The Best Lawyers in America
in the field of Family Law: Marc Christianson, David Starks, and Gordon
W. Wilcox. According to
The Best Lawyers in America 2016, these three attorneys are among the top of the 18 ranked family
law attorneys in all of Washington State. Best Lawyers also named Marc
Christianson the Family Law "Lawyer of the Year" in 2015.
Super Lawyers & Rising Stars
selected as Super Lawyers represent the top five percent of lawyers practicing in the state. As
of 2016, sixteen attorneys from the firm's Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver
and Portland offices have been recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising
Stars. Selection to Super Lawyers is based on peer reviews, independent
research, and committee reviews.
All McKinley Irvin family law attorneys are listed and rated on Avvo.com,
a mathematical score that rates lawyers based on experience, disciplinary
history, professional achievements and industry recognition. Currently,
over half of McKinley Irvin attorneys
maintain a 10.0 "Superb" rating on Avvo.
Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent®
Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings are determined by peer reviews of lawyers based on their ethical standards
and legal ability. The AV Preeminent rating signifies that a lawyer's
peers rank him or her at the "highest level of professional excellence."
A law firm is rated AV Preeminent when the aggregate ratings of its partners
qualifies as AV Preeminent. McKinley Irvin is rated AV Preeminent.
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