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  • Jamie R. Walker Named a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

    Jamie R. Walker Named a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers TACOMA — McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest law firm focused exclusively on divorce and family law, announced that one of our McKinley Irvin partners was chosen to receive fellowship in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML): Jamie R. Walker Founded in 1962, the AAML states that it exists “to provide leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.” Academy Fellows are chosen based on the level of their negotiation and litigation skill in matrimonial ...
  • McKinley Irvin ranked in 2021 "Best Law Firms"

    Firm achieves a Tier 1 ranking in Family Law for the tenth consecutive year SEATTLE – November 5, 2020 – McKinley Irvin announced that the firm has been ranked in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list for Family Law in the Seattle Metro region. Firms included in the 2021 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Inclusion in the 2021 ranking marks the tenth consecutive year that McKinley Irvin has achieved a Regional Tier 1 ...
  • Vancouver Family Law Attorney Eric Leavitt Joins McKinley Irvin

    Vancouver Family Law Attorney Eric Leavitt Joins McKinley Irvin VANCOUVER, WA – September 9, 2020 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced that family law attorney Eric Leavitt has joined the firm. Leavitt will focus his practice at McKinley Irvin on divorce, custody, and other family law matters in the firm’s Vancouver office. He specializes in family law matters involving children, including complex custody and support issues, parenting plans, and non-parental custody cases. Leavitt received his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) at McGeorge School of Law, ...
  • 14 McKinley Irvin family law attorneys included in 2021 The Best Lawyers in America®

    14 McKinley Irvin family law attorneys included in 2021 The Best Lawyers in America® SEATTLE – August 20, 2020 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that fourteen of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The annual Best Lawyers listing is determined by a comprehensive peer review process to select the leading attorneys in each legal practice area for their geographical region. McKinley Irvin would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America list: Marc T. ...
  • McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Recognized in 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    SEATTLE – July 16, 2020 – McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that 19 of its attorneys have been selected to the 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Super Lawyers are nominated by their peers for their professional accomplishments and dedication to the practice of law. Finalists are selected using independent, third-party research to determine the top five percent of the highest achieving attorneys. The Rising Stars list is established by the same process and recognizes attorneys ...
  • McKinley Irvin Announces Temporary Order Arbitration Services

    McKinley Irvin Announces Temporary Order Arbitration Services Tacoma, WA – March 31, 2020 – McKinley Irvin, the region’s largest family law firm, is now offering family law temporary order arbitration services. As the courts are currently limiting and postponing temporary order hearings due to the Coronavirus, McKinley Irvin’s arbitration services offer another way to quickly obtain family law temporary orders that are enforceable by the court, without needing to schedule a hearing with the court. Arbitrators Jamie R. Walker, Cameron J. Fleury, Kim Schnuelle, and Theresa R. Lorella ...
  • Family Law Attorney Theresa Lorella Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle

    Family Law Attorney Theresa Lorella Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle Seattle, WA – March 27, 2020 - McKinley Irvin announced that Theresa R. Lorella has joined the firm’s Seattle office as a Senior Attorney. Lorella represents clients in all family law matters, including divorce, post-divorce issues, child custody, child support, and modifications. She is specially trained in collaborative law and serves as a neutral mediator in settlement conferences. With her extensive background in mediation and negotiations, Lorella utilizes cooperative processes to minimize conflict and help clients ...
  • McKinley Irvin Adds Three New Attorneys in Seattle and Everett

    McKinley Irvin Adds Three New Attorneys in Seattle and Everett SEATTLE, WASH. – January 23, 2020 – McKinley Irvin announced that family law attorneys Elizabeth Mount Penner and Hillary Roberts have joined the firm’s Seattle office, serving clients in King County, and Tarik Polovina has joined the firm in Everett, serving clients in Snohomish County. Elizabeth Mount Penner, Attorney Family law attorney Elizabeth Mount Penner represents clients in divorce and other family law matters in King County, with significant experience representing clients in court. Mount Penner received her J.D. ...
  • McKinley Irvin Names Three New Partners

    McKinley Irvin Names Three New Partners SEATTLE – January 9, 2020 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that attorneys Mark Arend, Brent Bohan, and Lindsay Camandona have been named partner at McKinley Irvin. Mark Arend , Partner, Tacoma Mark represents clients in complex family law and divorce matters with an emphasis on business owners, professionals, and military families. In addition to his family law practice, Mark also serves as a certified mediator and Pierce County Commissioner Pro Tempore. Brent Bohan , ...
  • Family Law Attorney Renee Lee Joins McKinley Irvin in Everett

    Family Law Attorney Renee Lee Joins McKinley Irvin in Everett EVERETT, WA – December 2, 2019 – McKinley Irvin, the region’s largest family law firm, announced that Renee Lee has joined the firm’s Everett office as a senior attorney. With over a decade of focusing on family law in Snohomish County, Lee will aid clients in divorce, legal separation, child custody, child support, and other domestic relations matters. Her diverse experience in other areas of law, including business, real estate, and land use, allow her to provide additional expertise to clients with business assets and ...
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