Collin McKean Named Partner-in-Charge of McKinley Irvin’s Portland Office
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Collin McKean Named Partner-in-Charge of McKinley Irvin’s Portland Office

Posted on November 05, 2013 04:55pm

The Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm appoints new leader to helm its growing office

PORTLAND – Nov. 5, 2013 – McKinley Irvin announced today that attorney Collin McKean has been named the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Portland office. McKinley Irvin is recognized as the region’s premier family law firm, and this announcement reaffirms the firm’s commitment to expanding its presence in the Portland area.

As partner-in-charge, Collin McKean is deeply committed to the Portland legal community and is dedicated to strategically managing the growth of the Portland office. Along with his family law experience, he brings a strong background in business and accounting to his new role.

“It’s an honor to be named partner-in-charge,” said McKean. “Over the years I have worked with many families, building strong relationships with clients in Portland and Vancouver. It’s a privilege to lead my colleagues, and I look forward to expanding our presence in Portland over the coming years. “

McKinley Irvin, founded in 1991, opened its Portland office in 2011 with the goal of bringing the firm’s extensive family law experience to the Portland community. The downtown Portland office provides clients with the resources of one of the largest family law firms in the region, including access to law professionals who have a diverse breadth of skill sets and are licensed to practice in both Washington and Oregon.

Distinguished as an Oregon Rising Star by Super Lawyers® 2013 and recognized by his peers as a leader in the industry, McKean is one of McKinley Irvin’s most respected attorneys. He is particularly skilled in high-asset dissolution matters and is a strong advocate in complex child custody cases.

“Without a doubt, there is no one better suited for the position of partner-in-charge than Collin,” said Sands McKinley, founder of McKinley Irvin. “Not only does he exemplify the characteristics of an admirable attorney, but he exudes the values of McKinley Irvin in his remarkable leadership style. His past experience, creativity and compassion make him the ideal ambassador for our firm. I look forward to the continued success of our Portland office under his leadership.”

McKinley Irvin’s Portland office is located on the 18th floor of the 1000 Broadway building and serves clients in Portland, Vancouver and surrounding areas.


Founded in 1991, McKinley Irvin is the Pacific Northwest’s premier law firm focusing exclusively on the practice of family law. McKinley Irvin attorneys are known for their effective legal representation and compassionate client service, representing clients in family law matters including divorce (dissolution), child custody, child support, relocation, parenting plan and child support modifications, international family law, domestic partnerships, and other family law practice areas.

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