McKinley Irvin Welcomes Associates to Firm in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA
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McKinley Irvin Welcomes Associates to Firm in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA

Posted on November 15, 2015 04:05pm

New associates bring empathy, efficiency and results-oriented representation to region’s premier family law firm

PORTLANDNovember 15, 2015- McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced attorney Austin Batalden joined their Portland office, as Casey Sanders joins the team in Vancouver.

Austin Batalden

Austin Batalden represents clients in all areas of family law, with particular interest in LBGT family law. She believes it is important to represent all clients – traditional and nontraditional families – with kindness and thoughtfulness. She provides exceptional service with compassion and ensures her clients are informed on the legal process and competently guided throughout. Austin received her Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Casey Sanders

Casey Sanders is a family law and divorce attorney whose practice focuses on divorce and custody cases, parenting plans and parenting plan modifications. He is committed to his clients’ well-being and helps people define their goals for life after their family law matter is resolved. Casey graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law, where he received a Juris Doctor.

McKinley Irvin is renowned in the Pacific Northwest for its dedication to practicing at the cutting-edge of family law and providing clients exceptional personal service. With offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Vancouver and Portland, McKinley Irvin is a leader in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, as well as LGBT, international and military family law. To learn more about McKinley Irvin’s experience in family law, service philosophy and attorneys, visit


About McKinley Irvin

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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