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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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  • McKinley Irvin Gets High Marks in U.S. News "Best Law Firms"

    McKinley Irvin Gets High Marks in U.S. News McKinley Irvin has been named in 2018 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News–Best Lawyers in two major metropolitan areas For the seventh consecutive year, McKinley Irvin has received a "Best Law Firms" Tier 1 Ranking in the practice of Family Law for the Seattle metropolitan area. This year, we also achieved a Tier 2 Ranking in Family Law for the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. What it means to be named in "Best Law Firms" To be eligible for a U.S. News-Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" ranking, a firm must have one or more ...
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  • Liz Michelson Named 2017 Family Law "Lawyer of the Year"

    Liz Michelson Named 2017 Family Law We are proud to announce that Best Lawyers® has named Liz Michelson the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Family Law in the Seattle metro area. Best Lawyers selects only one “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and geographic location. The attorney chosen presented with the highest overall peer reviews. While this is her first time as the recipient of “Lawyer of the Year,” Liz has been recognized annually by the Best Lawyers for the past 18 years. She has practiced family law in Snohomish County since 1980 and is widely ...
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  • 20 McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Named 2017 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    20 McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Named 2017 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Congratulations to the 20 attorneys from our Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, Tacoma, and Vancouver offices who have been recognized this year as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Only 5 percent of all Washington attorneys are listed as Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent are listed as Rising Stars. More than half of the Washington family law attorneys at McKinley Irvin have been selected in 2017. 2017 Washington Super Lawyers: Laura Carlsen, Senior Attorney Marc Christianson, Law Practice Managing Partner Janet A. George, Of Counsel ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Ranked by U.S. News in "Best Law Firms" 2017 for Family Law

    McKinley Irvin Ranked by U.S. News in McKinley Irvin is honored to be ranked as a Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" in the practice of family law in the Seattle metro by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® for 2017. With the announcement of the 2017 rankings today, this makes it the sixth consecutive year that McKinley Irvin has achieved this distinction. “Our attorneys and staff are committed to the best outcomes for our clients," said Sands McKinley, co-founder of McKinley Irvin. "To be rated among the best by our clients and peers is the highest honor." We would ...
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  • Five McKinley Irvin Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers List

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