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  • Attorney Kelsey Dodds Joins McKinley Irvin in Vancouver

    Attorney Kelsey Dodds Joins McKinley Irvin in Vancouver Vancouver, WA – August 1, 2022 - McKinley Irvin, the region’s largest family law firm, announced today that family law attorney Kelsey Dodds has joined the firm in its Vancouver, Washington office. As an undergraduate at Washington State University, Dodds interned at the Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court. While earning her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) at Willamette College of Law, she served as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice in the Child Advocacy Section and as a legal intern at Willamette University’s ...
  • McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Seattle – July 14, 2022 – McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that 22 of its attorneys have been selected to the 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Attorneys are nominated by their peers for their professional accomplishments and dedication to the practice of law. Independent third-party research is then used to determine the highest achieving attorneys in each state. Super Lawyers represent the top 5 percent of all attorneys in each state and Rising Stars represent the top 2.5 ...
  • New Partner John Rosecrans Joins McKinley Irvin in Kirkland

    New Partner John Rosecrans Joins McKinley Irvin in Kirkland Kirkland, WA – June 13, 2022 – McKinley Irvin announced today that family law attorney John Rosecrans has joined the firm as a partner in its Kirkland, Washington office. Rosecrans joins the firm after years of managing a successful small law practice. He has considerable experience litigating high net worth dissolutions and complex child custody cases. Rosecrans is known in the King County legal community for his work as a family law attorney and pro tempore Superior Court Commissioner. He has been recognized by his peers ...
  • Senior Attorney Rachel Bender Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle

    Senior Attorney Rachel Bender Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle Seattle, WA – June 6, 2022 - McKinley Irvin announced today that Rachel Bender has joined the firm in its Seattle office. She will be serving clients in King and Snohomish Counties. Bender focuses her practice on high net worth divorces, property distribution, UCCJEA issues, non-parent custody, and domestic violence matters. She has significant experience in trial and settling cases in mediation. Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers® every year since 2018, Bender has also been included in the list of Top Women Lawyers list ...
  • Family Law Attorney Nathan Julius Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle

    Family Law Attorney Nathan Julius Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle Seattle, WA – June 1, 2022 - McKinley Irvin announced that attorney Nathan Julius has joined the firm’s Seattle office. Julius represents clients in all family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, legal separation, relocation, and domestic violence. He has significant experience in litigation, as well as pre-trial settlement negotiation. A former bankruptcy attorney, he has a unique understanding of the special issues families face when involved in a bankruptcy proceeding or dividing debt during the ...
  • Attorney Caitlin Royse Joins McKinley Irvin in Everett

    Attorney Caitlin Royse Joins McKinley Irvin in Everett Everett, WA – January 24, 2022 – McKinley Irvin announced today that family law attorney Caitlin Royse has joined the firm in its Everett office. Royse 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 family law in the Greater Seattle Area since being admitted to the Washington State Bar. Royse will represent Snohomish County residents in all family law matters, including divorce, child support, child ...
  • McKinley Irvin Announces Partner Lisa Ward

    McKinley Irvin Announces Partner Lisa Ward VANCOUVER, WA – January 1, 2022 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced today that Vancouver family law attorney Lisa Ward has been named a partner in the firm. Ward 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 ...
  • McKinley Irvin Adds Two New Attorneys in Everett

    McKinley Irvin Adds Two New Attorneys in Everett EVERETT, WA – December 6, 2021 – McKinley Irvin announced today that attorneys Sara Penn and Christa Melton have joined the Everett office as Discovery and Document Specialist Attorneys. Penn received her juris doctorate from Creighton University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Denver. Melton earned her juris doctorate at Gonzaga University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington. As Discovery and Document Specialist Attorneys, Penn and Melton will assist ...
  • McKinley Irvin Ranked by U.S. News in 2022 “Best Law Firms” for Family Law

    SEATTLE – November 4, 2021 – McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest family law firm, announced today that the firm has earned a First Tier Ranking in the Seattle Metropolitan Area for Family Law in the 2022 U .S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. This is the 11 th consecutive year McKinley Irvin has achieved placement on the “Best Law Firms” list. To be considered as a candidate, the firm must have at least one attorney currently listed in The Best Lawyers in America® , an annual peer-review based ranking of lawyers. ...
  • Vancouver Family Law Attorney Caitlin Dennis Joins McKinley Irvin

    Vancouver Family Law Attorney Caitlin Dennis Joins McKinley Irvin VANCOUVER, WA – October 4, 2021 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced that family law attorney Caitlin Dennis has joined the firm. Dennis will focus her practice at McKinley Irvin on divorce, custody, and other family law matters in the firm’s Vancouver office. She has 15 years of experience working in family law, first as a paralegal and later as an attorney. Dennis completed her legal education through the Washington State Bar Association Law Clerk Program and received her bachelor’s ...
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