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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Caitlin Royse in Everett

    McKinley Irvin Welcomes Caitlin Royse in Everett McKinley Irvin is pleased to welcome family law attorney Caitlin Royse to our Everett Office. Caitlin represents clients in all family law matters, including divorce, child support, child custody, and legal separation. She is particularly passionate about domestic violence advocacy and creating safety plans for clients in high-risk situations. Caitlin obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma and spent her final year of law school at the University of Washington as a visiting student. She has worked in ...
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  • MI Partners with SU and ROG to Provide Pro Bono Family Law Services

    MI Partners with SU and ROG to Provide Pro Bono Family Law Services McKinley Irvin is proud to share that we have partnered with Seattle University School of Law and non-profit organization, Reclaiming Our Greatness , to bring pro bono family law services to those who are unable to afford representation. The program will be part of Professor Deirdre Bowen’s Applied Family Law and Applied DVPO Practicum curricula. Under the supervision of McKinley Irvin volunteer attorneys, students will have the opportunity to work with clients from the beginning stage of their legal case through ...
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  • Announcing Partner Lisa Ward

    Announcing Partner Lisa Ward McKinley Irvin is thrilled to announce that Lisa Ward has been named a partner in the firm. Based in our Vancouver office, Lisa represents clients in all family law matters, including complex property division and high asset divorce litigation. “Lisa is a leader in the practice of family law and an exceptional advocate for our clients and their families. We are pleased to welcome Lisa as a partner and look forward to her being an integral part of the future of the firm, ” says Founder and CEO, Rita Herrera Irvin. Lisa ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Adds Two New Attorneys in Everett

    McKinley Irvin Adds Two New Attorneys in Everett We are pleased to announce that attorneys Sara Penn and Christa Melton have joined the Everett office as Discovery and Document Specialist Attorneys. Sara received her juris doctorate from Creighton University School of Law and Christa from Gonzaga University School of Law. As Discovery and Document Specialists, Sara and Christa will assist clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, legal separation, child custody, and parenting plan modifications. Sara and Christa are empathetic advocates who feel passionately ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Caitlin Dennis to our Vancouver Office

    McKinley Irvin Welcomes Caitlin Dennis to our Vancouver Office McKinley Irvin is excited to welcome family law attorney Caitlin Dennis to our Vancouver office. Caitlin represents clients in divorce, custody, and other family law matters. Caitlin has over fifteen years of experience working in family law, first as a paralegal and later as an attorney. She is passionate about finding solutions that minimize conflict and stress for her clients. While she works to reach favorable settlements outside of court, she is a strong advocate in litigation when trial is necessary. Caitlin completed ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Attorney Jane Malico

    McKinley Irvin Welcomes Attorney Jane Malico McKinley Irvin is pleased to welcome family law attorney Jane Malico to our Kirkland and Seattle offices. Before joining MI, Jane was a principal at Turtle Malico PLLC, where she guided clients through complex family law issues. Her former law partner will be relocating out of the area. Jane brings diverse experience to the firm. Prior to practicing law, she owned and operated a small business, worked as a sales director for a high-technology firm, and served in the Washington Air National Guard as an intelligence officer. ...
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  • David Starks Named 2022 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year”

    David Starks Named 2022 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” We are proud to announce that Best Lawyers® has named David Starks the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for family law in the Seattle Metro Area. David is a fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and a recognized leader on international family law issues, difficult custody disputes, and dissolutions involving significant financial assets and business interests. Best Lawyers selects only one “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and geographic location, making this accolade particularly significant. ...
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  • 19 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Listed in 2022’s The Best Lawyers in America

    19 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Listed in 2022’s The Best Lawyers in America 19 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Listed in 2022’s The Best Lawyers in America McKinley Irvin is proud to announce that 19 of the firm’s attorneys have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® . Attorneys listed in Best Lawyers are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process. A total of 55 family law attorneys in Washington state are included in The Best Lawyers in America list. With 8 attorneys listed as Best Lawyers and 10 recognized as Ones to ...
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