McKinley Irvin Welcomes Four Attorneys to Firm
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McKinley Irvin Welcomes Four Attorneys to Firm

Posted on January 13, 2017 03:05pm

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

Michael Jewitt (Seattle) represents clients in a variety of family law matters, including divorce, child custody and support, relocation, military family law, LGBT family law, and legal issues for unmarried couples. Jewitt received his Juris Doctorate at Seattle University School of Law.

James Stensel

James Stensel (Seattle) focuses on divorce and custody cases that involve high net worth, complex finances, and jurisdictional issues. Stensel also assists clients with cases involving child custody and support, relocation, and international family law. Stensel received his Juris Doctorate at Seattle University School of Law.

Meriyana Gerrasimova

Miryana Gerassimova (Tacoma) focuses her practice on divorce, child custody, child support modifications and relocations. She is passionate about representing clients affected by domestic violence. Gerassimova received her Juris Doctorate at Seattle University School of Law. She is also fluent in Bulgarian.

Matthew Kuehnl

Matthew Kuehnl focuses his practice on divorce and separation matters, custody and parenting plans, child support, third party custody, and domestic violence issues. He is passionate about helping children and working through parenting plan issues. Kuehnl received his Juris Doctorate at University of Washington School of Law. He is also fluent in Tagalog.

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. 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, and other family law practice areas.

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