New Partner Joins McKinley Irvin’s Portland Office
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New Partner Joins McKinley Irvin’s Portland Office

Posted on June 01, 2016 03:45pm
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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 interests, and other property distribution issues.

Matthews is a Fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and the current President of the AAML Oregon Chapter. He is peer review rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and has been distinguished in Best Lawyers in America 2016 and Oregon Super Lawyers from 2007 through today.

“I serve my clients by guiding them through some of life’s most difficult transitions,” said Matthews. “I chose to dedicate myself to family law because every case presents different challenges. I am committed to protecting what each client values most.”

As a leader in the Portland legal community, Matthews has served with a number of non-profit organizations that provide legal and other essential aid to those in need. He founded Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger (OLAH), a non-profit organization that has raised over $1 million for Oregon Food Bank. He has also served on the board of the Multnomah Bar Foundation as a past president.

“Jeff is not only committed to his clients, he’s committed to his community,” said Sands McKinley, co-founder of McKinley Irvin. “He has rightly earned a reputation in the Oregon legal community as a leader, contributor, and successful advocate for his clients.”

McKinley Irvin’s Portland office is located at 1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1810. To learn more about McKinley Irvin’s experience in family law, service philosophy and attorneys, visit


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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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