Five McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers List

Posted on August 15, 2016 09:00am
Five McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers List

McKinley Irvin is happy to announce that five lawyers have been named to the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Marc Christianson Marc T. Christianson, Law Practice Managing Partner, Tacoma
Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Jeffrey Matthews Jeffrey S. Matthews, Partner, Portland
Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016
Elizabeth Michelson Elizabeth A. Michelson, Of Counsel, Everett
Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001
David Starks David B. Starks, Partner, Seattle
Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012
Godron Wilcox Gordon W. Wilcox, Of Counsel, Seattle
Listed in Best Lawyers since 1987

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Elizabeth Michelson: Family Law Lawyer of the Year 2017

Partner Elizabeth Michelson has also been named the 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" for the practice of Family Law. She joins two colleagues at McKinley Irvin who have also received this distinction in the recent past, Marc Christianson (2015) and Gordon Wilcox (2012).

Gordon W. Wilcox: 30 Years

This marks the 30th consecutive year that Gordon Wilcox has been recognized by the publication.

McKinley Irvin: Top Listed Family Law Firm in Washington State

With 4 attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in Washington State, McKinley Irvin has again been named a "Top Listed Firm" in the practice of Family Law in Washington. There are 20 attorneys total listed in the state for Family Law, of which 4 are with McKinley Irvin.

Best Lawyers

Congratulations to Marc, Liz, David, Jeff, and Gordon for this distinguished achievement.

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  • "My attorney was very good in and out of the courtroom. Always kept me up to date on any issues that came up. " R.R.
  • "We would highly recommend the knowledgeable and dedicated law firm of McKinley Irvin to anyone who might be seeking legal services. " P.M.
  • "I knew I had made the right decision. From the beginning of my case to conclusion, I knew I had a great team looking out for my best interest. " Christine P.
  • "I cannot imagine two people better able to represent me " M.L.
  • "I always felt my specific needs were very well represented and that I could count on David to be a trusted adviser. " T.M.
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