McKinley Irvin Ranked by U.S. News in 2022 “Best Law Firms” for Family Law
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McKinley Irvin Ranked by U.S. News in 2022 “Best Law Firms” for Family Law

Posted on November 04, 2021 04:18pm

SEATTLE – November 4, 2021 McKinley Irvin, Washington’s largest family law firm, announced today that the firm has earned a First Tier Ranking in the Seattle Metropolitan Area for Family Law in the 2022 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list. This is the 11th consecutive year McKinley Irvin has achieved placement on the “Best Law Firms” list.

To be considered as a candidate, the firm must have at least one attorney currently listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, an annual peer-review based ranking of lawyers. At McKinley Irvin, eight attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 list: Lindsay Camandona, Janet A. George, Timea Hanratty, Elizabeth A. Michelson, Jennifer Payseno, Laura Sell, David B. Starks, and Gordon W. Wilcox.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® conducted an extensive nation-wide survey of clients, lawyers, law firms and recruiters. They combined their results with the current “Best Lawyers in America” surveys of leading lawyers to determine its ranking of the “Best Law Firms,” both nationally and by metropolitan area.

“To be recognized as one of the region’s top family law firms by Best Law Firms and U.S. News for the 11th consecutive year is an honor. We are proud of our commitment to offer exceptional personalized service to our clients during their time of crisis or transition,” said Rita Herrera Irvin, founding partner and CEO of McKinley Irvin.

To view the full U.S. News–Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” listings, visit For more information on McKinley Irvin and the firm’s 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, military family law, and other family law practice areas.

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  • "My attorney was very good in and out of the courtroom. Always kept me up to date on any issues that came up. " R.R.
  • "We would highly recommend the knowledgeable and dedicated law firm of McKinley Irvin to anyone who might be seeking legal services. " P.M.
  • "I knew I had made the right decision. From the beginning of my case to conclusion, I knew I had a great team looking out for my best interest. " Christine P.
  • "I cannot imagine two people better able to represent me " M.L.
  • "I always felt my specific needs were very well represented and that I could count on David to be a trusted adviser. " T.M.
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