Associate Krista E. Stipe Added to Seattle Office
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Associate Krista E. Stipe Added to Seattle Office

Posted on August 23, 2011 02:40pm

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 vital interests,” said David Starks, partner in charge of McKinley Irvin in Seattle, Wash. “Her ability to empathize with clients and their families while achieving effective resolutions to their family law matters is a tribute to her experience and dedication.”

Stipe earned a law degree from the Seattle University School of Law, summa cum laude, and her bachelor’s degree in English with honors from Montana State University.

Stipe is a member of the family law sections of the Washington State Bar Association and the King County Bar Association, and is active in the Washington Women Lawyers organization.


Lorraine Montez, 206.264.4515.


Headquartered in Seattle and with offices throughout the Pacific Northwest, McKinley Irvin is a premier divorce and family law firm, and the largest family law firm in the state of Washington. McKinley Irvin has protected the rights of families since 1991—handling complex family law cases involving divorce, custody and international matters. For more information about McKinley Irvin, visit us at

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