2016

Press Center - posted in 2016

  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Four Associates to Firm

    New associates bring diverse experience to region’s premier family law firm SEATTLE – October 1, 2016 – McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced four new attorneys joining its practice – Samuel R. Collin is joining the Vancouver office, Shayla McKee is joining the Everett office, and Chelsea Miller and Ron Nerio are joining the Tacoma office. Samuel R. Collin has a diverse legal background, providing him with knowledge in matters that often present in divorce or other family law cases, including ...
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  • Family Law Attorney Marc Christianson Selected to 2016 Top 10 Washington Super Lawyers List

    SEATTLE – July 13, 2016 – Attorney Marc Christianson, law practice managing partner at McKinley Irvin, is the sole family law attorney to be named in the Top 10 of the 2016 Washington Super Lawyers list. This is Christianson’s eleventh consecutive appearance in the Washington Super Lawyers list, his sixth year appearing in the Top 100, and his first in the Top 10. Having practiced family law in Washington State for 41 years, Christianson has achieved some of the profession’s top distinctions. The Washington Super Lawyers Top ...
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  • Two McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Selected to 2016 Oregon Super Lawyers List

    July 11, 2016 – Portland, OR – McKinley Irvin , the Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that Partner Jeffrey Matthews and Senior Attorney Mindy Stannard from the firm’s Portland office have been selected to the 2016 Oregon Super Lawyers list. Each year, only five percent of all attorneys in the state are selected as Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent are included as Rising Stars. This year more than half of McKinley Irvin’s practicing attorneys firm-wide joined the 2016 lists – topping last year’s firm record of ...
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  • New Partner Joins McKinley Irvin’s Portland Office

    Jeffrey Matthews joins the Northwest’s premier family law firm PORTLAND, Oregon – June 1, 2016 – Family law firm McKinley Irvin continues to grow in Portland and just announced veteran family attorney Jeffrey Matthews has joined the Northwest’s premier family law firm as a new partner. Matthews is a respected leader in the Portland family law community with more than 30 years’ experience. He focuses his practice on financially complex cases, including the valuation and protection of estates with high net worth, business ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Associates to Firm

    New associates bring compassion and high energy to region’s premier family law firm SEATTLE – May 25, 2016 – McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced senior attorney, Cindy Huang joined its Seattle office, while attorney Christine Hayes joined Vancouver and Matthew Taylor joined Tacoma. Christine Hayes received her Juris Doctorate from Gonzaga University School of Law, magna cum laude . Christine focuses her practice on divorce, child custody, child support, modifications, and relocation. She also ...
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  • New Partner Joins McKinley Irvin’s Seattle Office

    Laura Sell joins the Northwest’s premier family law firm SEATTLE, Washington – May 9 , 2016 – McKinley Irvin announced today Laura Sell joined the Northwest’s premier family law firm as a new partner in its Seattle office. Sell most recently served clients as a family law attorney at Stokes Lawrence in Seattle. Sell strives to protect and preserve what her clients value most. Prior to practicing family law, Sell was a civil litigator, giving her a diverse background which she leverages to achieve results for her clients in ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Opens Office in Snohomish County and Welcomes New Attorney

    Elizabeth Michelson joins the Northwest’s premier family law firm EVERETT, Washington – May 2, 2016 – McKinley Irvin announced the hiring of veteran family law attorney Elizabeth Michelson, Of Counsel, who will take the lead in the firm’s newly established Everett office. This announcement reaffirms McKinley Irvin’s commitment to expanding its family law services throughout the Northwest. Michelson has been practicing family law for more than 30 years exclusively in Snohomish County, taking pride in providing clients with ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Family Law Among Fastest-Growing Private Companies

    Only Law Firm to be Named to 2016 List SEATTLE – October 25, 2016 – McKinley Irvin Family Law has been named by Puget Sound Business Journal as one of 2016’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies, placing 85th on the list of the top 100. The region’s premier family law firm is the sole law firm to be named to the statewide list. McKinley Irvin was the first law firm to ever be named to the list in 2011, and is the only firm to appear on the list more than once. “Our continued growth is a testament to our amazing attorneys and ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes New Partner to Vancouver Office

    Teresa Foster joins the Northwest’s premier family law firm in February VANCOUVER, Washington – February 15, 2016 – McKinley Irvin announced attorney Teresa Foster is a new partner in the firm’s Vancouver office. This announcement reaffirms McKinley Irvin’s commitment to expanding its presence throughout the Northwest. As partner, Foster is committed to managing the growth of the Vancouver office while meeting the needs of her clients. Foster has practiced Family Law for over 15 years. She has represented hundreds of clients ...
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