2011

Press Center - posted in 2011

  • David Starks & Marc Christianson Get AAML Fellowship

    SEATTLE — McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest law firm focused exclusively on divorce and family law, announced today that two McKinley Irvin partners were chosen to receive fellowship in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML): , Partner in Charge, Seattle Marc T. Christianson , Partner in Charge, Tacoma David B. Starks 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 ...
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  • 2011-2012 U.S. News: Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

    SEATTLE — McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest law firm focused exclusively on divorce and family law, announced today that the firm has earned a Metropolitan First-Tier Ranking in Seattle for the practice area of Family Law in the 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” annual rankings. This is the second year that McKinley Irvin has achieved placement on the “Best Law Firms” rankings by U.S. News Media Group, the publishers of U.S. News & World Report, and Best Lawyers®. U.S. News and World Report conducted ...
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  • Second Year As One of U.S. News’ Best Law Firms

    MI Ranks in 2011-2012 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for a second consecutive year; achieves Metropolitan First-Tier Ranking in Seattle for the Area of Family Law
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  • One of PSBJ Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2011

    SEATTLE — McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest law firm focused exclusively on divorce and family law, announced today that it has achieved a #90 ranking on the Puget Sound Business Journal’s “100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies” in Washington State for 2011. McKinley Irvin is the first law firm to ever achieve ranking on this list. This award recognizes privately held companies who have sustained a high level of growth. Puget Sound Business Journal researched and verified year-over-year revenue growth from 2008 to 2010 to ...
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  • David Starks speaks in Dublin

    MI partner David Starks speaks in Dublin, Ireland at the 2011 Fall Meeting of the American Bar Association Section of International Law on Family Owned Enterprises
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  • McKinley Irvin Partners in “The Best Lawyers in America” 2012 List

    SEATTLE — McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest law firm focused exclusively on divorce and family law, announced today that two McKinley Irvin partners were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.): Marc T. Christianson, Partner in Charge, Tacoma David B. Starks, Partner in Charge, Seattle Lawyers are included in Best Lawyers based solely on the votes of their peers. Best Lawyers® selected honorees this year after a national ...
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  • Partners Selected for “The Best Lawyers in America”

    MI partners Marc Christianson and David Starks have been selected by their peers for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America®” for 2012 in the field of Family Law
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  • Associate Krista E. Stipe Added to Seattle Office

    SEATTLE — McKinley Irvin, one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest law firms focused exclusively on divorce and family law, has added Krista E. Stipe as an associate in its Seattle, Wash. office. Stipe’s experience includes family law practice with a focus on divorce, child custody, parenting plans, and child support matters. She has also practiced estate planning and probate. Prior to becoming an attorney, Krista worked as a high school educator. “Krista is a formidable family law attorney, committed to her client’s most ...
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  • New Associate Krista Stipe

    Krista Stipe joined MI as an Associate Attorney in our Seattle office
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  • Kathy Root Appointed Vice-Chair

    Portland Partner in Charge Kathy Root appointed 2011-2012 Vice-Chair of the International Law Committee of the American Bar Association, Family Law Section
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