Top Seattle Family Law Attorney Merges Practice with McKinley Irvin
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Top Seattle Family Law Attorney Merges Practice with McKinley Irvin

Posted on January 30, 2017 02:10pm
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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 American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) Washington Chapter. She has been peer review rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell for 30 years and distinguished in Washington Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers in America. George also authored the Washington Family Law desk book, Methods of Discovery in Family Law Litigation.

“I look forward to joining one of the largest and finest family law firms in the region,” said George. “We share the same philosophy in providing client-centered family law services, and a mission to protect what each client values most.”

As a leader in the Seattle family law community, George shows her passion for helping children and students by supporting the National Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) Association and Treehouse, a non-profit that advocates for foster children. She is also an adjunct professor at Seattle University School of Law.

“Janet’s career in family law is unparalleled. Her extensive experience and commitment to her clients has significantly influenced family law in Seattle,” said Sands McKinley, co-founder of McKinley Irvin. “By bringing our firms together, we believe we will provide an even higher level of legal representation to our clients, especially those with complex property division and parenting issues.”

McKinley Irvin’s Seattle office is located at 601 Union Street, Suite 3030, Seattle, WA. 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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  • "We would highly recommend the knowledgeable and dedicated law firm of McKinley Irvin to anyone who might be seeking legal services. " P.M.
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