McKinley Irvin Family Law Announces 20 Attorneys Named to 2018 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List
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McKinley Irvin Family Law Announces 20 Attorneys Named to 2018 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Posted on June 18, 2018 10:30am
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SEATTLE – June 18, 2018 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that 20 attorneys from the firm’s offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Everett, and Vancouver, WA were named to the 2018 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

Only 5 percent of all attorneys in Washington State are selected as Super Lawyers and 2.5 percent are included as Rising Stars. Half of the attorneys at McKinley Irvin are included in the 2018 Washington Super Lawyers and Rising Stars listing. Five of the listed McKinley Irvin attorneys have been included in Washington Super Lawyers for ten years or longer, and another six have been included for five years or longer.

In addition, Marc Christianson, Janet A. George, and David Starks have been selected to the Washington “Top 100” List for 2018, which is not exclusive to family law and includes more than 70 practice areas. Attorneys on this list represent the 100 individuals ranked at the top of the list in the Super Lawyers selection process. Janet A. George was also listed in the “Top 50” 2018 Washington Women Lawyers.

“Each year, the caliber of our attorneys continues to be recognized by our professional peers and organizations like Super Lawyers,” said Rita Irvin, co-founder of McKinley Irvin. “It is an honor to work with such talented family law attorneys and to witness their dedication to the pursuit of excellence. Congratulations to our 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.”

The following 20 Washington State attorneys from McKinley Irvin have received recognition this year:

McKinley Irvin 2018 Washington Super Lawyers:

McKinley Irvin Washington 2018 Rising Stars:

To be included in Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, attorneys nominate their peers for their professional accomplishments and ability in the practice of law. Super Lawyers selects finalists using independent research to determine the top five percent highest achieving attorneys in each state. The Rising Star list is determined by the same process but represents attorneys who are under the age of 40 or who have been in practice for ten years or less.

To view the full Washington 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists visit For more information on McKinley Irvin Family Law, 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, military family law, and other family law practice areas.

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