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  • McKinley Irvin Founders Featured in Seattle University School of Law Magazine

    McKinley Irvin founders, Rita Irvin and Sands McKinley, have been featured in Seattle University School of Law’s article, “Founded by Alumni, Firm Leads Region in Family Law Services." Read the full article here: The Lawyer, a magazine of Seattle University School of Law, Spring 2022 issue, p.14
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  • McKinley Irvin ranked in 2021 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & Best Lawyers

    McKinley Irvin ranked in 2021 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News & Best Lawyers For the tenth consecutive year, McKinley Irvin has earned a Tier 1 Family Law Ranking in the Seattle metropolitan area from U.S. News–Best Lawyers®. Firms included in the 2021 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. “To have the excellence of our work and integrity of our firm recognized by Best Law Firms and U.S. News for the ...
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  • Coronavirus Stimulus Checks and the Effect on Divorce

    Coronavirus Stimulus Checks and the Effect on Divorce By Jayde Logan, McKinley Irvin family law attorney On March 30, 2020 the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced the distribution of stimulus package payments to account for the coronavirus pandemic. Payments are intended for taxpayers only, therefore, most qualifying recipients must have a social security number. There may be a minimal exception for members of the military. Qualifying single adults who have an adjusted gross income of $75,000 or less will receive $1,200. Married couples with no ...
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  • Marriage Story: What the film got right and wrong about divorce

    Marriage Story: What the film got right and wrong about divorce The Oscar-nominated Netflix film Marriage Story is a moving narrative that depicts the experiences and evolution of a family going through a divorce. The film follows divorcing spouses, Nicole (played by Scarlett Johansson) and Charlie (played by Adam Driver), as their split plays out. It got a lot of things right about what it’s like to go through a divorce in real life…but not everything. Read on to see what Marriage Story got right and wrong about divorce. What Marriage Story got right about divorce: The value of hiring ...
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  • Portland Family Law Attorney Jack G. Dekovich Joins McKinley Irvin

    Portland Family Law Attorney Jack G. Dekovich Joins McKinley Irvin McKinley Irvin is pleased to welcome attorney Jack Dekovich to our Portland office. Jack Dekovich focuses his practice on finding optimal solutions for his family law clients. He represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, custody, legal separation, domestic violence, relocation, and legal matters for unmarried couples. Jack values his client relationships and currently maintains a 100 percent five-star review rating from former clients on Avvo.com. In addition to his family law practice, Jack is a ...
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  • 7 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America

    7 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named Best Lawyers in America Congratulations to the following family law attorneys distinguished in The Best Lawyers in America for 2019: Marc T. Christianson , Of Counsel Janet A. George , Of Counsel Jeffrey S. Matthews , Partner Elizabeth A. Michelson , Of Counsel Laura Sell , Law Practice Managing Partner David B. Starks , Partner Gordon W. Wilcox , Of Counsel Several of McKinley Irvin’s listed attorneys have been included in Best Lawyers for many years, including Gordon Wilcox (since 1987), Elizabeth Michelson (since 1999), and Marc Christianson ...
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  • 20 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Included in 2018's Washington Super Lawyers

    20 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Included in 2018's Washington Super Lawyers We congratulate the twenty attorneys from McKinley Irvin's offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, and Vancouver who have been named 2018 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. McKinley Irvin 2018 Washington Super Lawyers: Marc Christianson , Of Counsel Janet A. George , Of Counsel Elizabeth Michelson , Of Counsel Jennifer Payseno , Partner Kim Schnuelle , Senior Attorney Laura Sell , Law Practice Managing Partner David Starks , Partner Gordon W. Wilcox , Of Counsel McKinley Irvin Washington 2018 Rising Stars: Mark Arend , ...
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  • Two New Attorneys Join MI Vancouver Office

    Two New Attorneys Join MI Vancouver Office We are pleased to announce that Vancouver family law attorneys Lisa Martin and Lisa Ward have joined the firm. Our new team members bring a diverse range of experience to McKinley Irvin – and a fierce dedication to helping families in the Vancouver community. Lisa E. Martin, Senior Attorney , has over 20 years of family law practice experience in both Washington and Oregon. She is well known for her knowledge and skill in divorce matters that involve high assets and other complex divorce and family law issues. Lisa M. Ward, ...
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