2017

Press Center - posted in 2017

  • Vancouver Family Law Attorneys Lisa Martin and Lisa Ward Join McKinley Irvin

    VANCOUVER, WASH. – November 10, 2017 – McKinley Irvin continues its growth in Vancouver, Washington with the addition of Lisa E. Martin and Lisa M. Ward to its downtown Vancouver family law office. Lisa E. Martin, Senior Attorney Martin joins McKinley Irvin as a senior attorney with over 20 years of family law practice experience in both Washington and Oregon. She is well known for her knowledge and skill in divorce matters that involve high assets and other complex family law issues. She received her J.D. from the Gonzaga ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Named in 2018 "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News

    Firm listed for Family Law in both Seattle and Portland Metropolitan areas SEATTLE – November 7, 2017 – McKinley Irvin announced today that it has been recognized by U.S. News–Best Lawyers® 2018 “Best Law Firms” list in two metropolitan areas in the Pacific Northwest. The firm has received a Tier 1 Ranking in Family Law for the Seattle Metro area and a Tier 2 Ranking in Family Law for the Portland Metro area. This is McKinley Irvin’s seventh consecutive year receiving a Tier 1 Family Law Ranking in the Seattle Metro from ...
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  • Jamie R. Walker Named Partner at McKinley Irvin

    McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that attorney Jamie R. Walker has been named a partner at McKinley Irvin. As partner, Ms. Walker will focus her practice on family law litigation and complex divorce matters involving high-asset property division, including business interests, real estate, and other investments. Ms. Walker has also represented clients in custody matters and military family law issues. “This promotion is the well-deserved result of Jamie’s meticulous and ...
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  • Laura Sell Named Law Practice Managing Partner at McKinley Irvin

    SEATTLE – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced that McKinley Irvin Partner Laura Sell has been promoted to the McKinley Irvin executive management team as Law Practice Managing Partner. As Law Practice Managing Partner, Laura will help lead the firm’s law practice and culture by mentoring, training, and supporting the practice development of our attorneys. Her role also involves consulting on cases to ensure our high standards of quality. In addition to working with attorneys, Laura will ...
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  • 20 McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Named to 2017 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

    More than half of law firm’s attorneys included in the annual listing SEATTLE – June 9, 2017 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that 20 attorneys from the firm’s offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Bellevue, Everett, and Vancouver, WA have been named to the 2017 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. This year, more than half of McKinley Irvin’s family law attorneys have been recognized, the most attorneys listed in a single year in the firm’s history. Only 5 percent of all ...
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  • Portland Family Law Attorney Amy Cross Joins McKinley Irvin

    PORTLAND – May 18, 2017 – McKinley Irvin continues its growth in the Portland metro area with the addition of senior family law attorney Amy Cross. Cross is a respected attorney in the region’s family law community with more than 11 years of experience in Portland as a solo family law practitioner and estate planning attorney. Her practice at McKinley Irvin will focus on divorce and family law matters, adoption, wills and trusts, probate and trust administration, elder law, and Medicaid planning. Cross received her Juris ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes New Attorney to Seattle Office

    SEATTLE – March 30, 2017 – McKinley Irvin announced Margaret Fairfield has joined the firm’s Seattle office. Fairfield focuses her practice on divorce matters involving significant assets and cases with challenging parenting issues, such as addiction or mental health concerns. She joined McKinley Irvin as part of the firm’s recent merger with noted family law attorney Janet A. George, with whom Fairfield works on high-profile, financially complex dissolutions and parenting disputes. Fairfield received her Juris Doctorate at ...
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  • Portland Family Law Attorney Samantha Hazel Joins McKinley Irvin

    PORTLAND – March 6, 2017 – McKinley Irvin continues its growth with the addition of Samantha Hazel as Senior Attorney to its Portland, Oregon family law office. Hazel is a respected attorney in the region’s family law community with more than 15 years of diverse experience in Portland. Her practice is focused on high asset divorce, high conflict divorce, contested child custody, and domestic abuse issues. In addition to family law, Hazel has worked in medical malpractice law, personal injury defense, medical research and ...
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  • Top Seattle Family Law Attorney Merges Practice with McKinley Irvin

    Janet A. George joins the Northwest’s premier family law firm SEATTLE – January 30, 2017 – McKinley Irvin continues its growth as the Northwest’s premier family law firm through its recent business merger with Janet A. George, Inc., P.S.. Rated as one of the top divorce lawyers in Seattle, George is a respected leader in the region’s family law community with more than 35 years of experience. Her practice is focused on high asset, high profile dissolution and parenting disputes. George is a Fellow and Past President of the ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Welcomes Four Attorneys to Firm

    New attorneys bring diverse practice areas to region’s premier family law firm SEATTLE – January 13, 2017 – McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced four new attorneys joining its practice – Michael Jewitt and James Stensel are joining the Seattle office, Miryana Gerassimova is joining the Tacoma office, and Matthew Kuehnl is joining the Vancouver office. Michael Jewitt (Seattle) represents clients in a variety of family law matters, including divorce, child custody and support, relocation, military ...
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