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  • Vancouver Family Law Attorney Anne Marggraf Joins McKinley Irvin

    VANCOUVER, WA – September 6, 2022 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced today that family law attorney Anne Marggraf has joined the firm. Marggraf will focus her practice at McKinley Irvin on divorce, custody, and other family law matters in the firm’s Vancouver office. She was listed in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, a category that recognizes lawyers earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence. A Pacific Northwest native, Marggraf received her ...
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  • Judge Scott Collier (Ret.) joins McKinley Irvin as a Mediator and Arbitrator

    Vancouver, WA – September 1, 2022 - McKinley Irvin, the region’s largest family law firm, announced today that Judge Scott Collier (Ret.) has joined the firm in its Vancouver, Washington office as a mediator and arbitrator. After more than 23 years of service to the court as a commissioner and a judge, Collier retired from the bench in June 2022. He will use his broad judicial experience at McKinley Irvin to help families resolve conflicts as a mediator and arbitrator. Collier started on the bench in 1995 as a part-time ...
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  • 22 McKinley Irvin Attorneys Listed in 2023’s The Best Lawyers In America®

    SEATTLE – August 17, 2022 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that twenty-two of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The annual Best Lawyers listing is determined by a comprehensive peer review process to select the leading attorneys in each legal practice area for their geographical region. McKinley Irvin also received six "Top-Listed" designations, which are given to the firm with the most recognized lawyers in ...
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  • Senior Attorney Amy Carei Joins McKinley Irvin in Tacoma

    Tacoma, WA – August 15, 2022 – McKinley Irvin announced today that family law attorney Amy Carei has joined the firm. Carei was with McKinley Irvin from 2018 – 2020 and is returning as a Senior Attorney in the Tacoma office. She will serve clients in the Pierce County and King County communities. Focusing her practice on divorce and custody matters, Carei has significant experience representing families in crisis and those affected by domestic violence. She received her J.D. from Seattle University, is a Certified Mediator, ...
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  • Attorney Kelsey Dodds Joins McKinley Irvin in Vancouver

    Vancouver, WA – August 1, 2022 - McKinley Irvin, the region’s largest family law firm, announced today that family law attorney Kelsey Dodds has joined the firm in its Vancouver, Washington office. As an undergraduate at Washington State University, Dodds interned at the Kitsap County Juvenile and Family Court. While earning her Juris Doctorate (J.D.) at Willamette College of Law, she served as a law clerk for the Oregon Department of Justice in the Child Advocacy Section and as a legal intern at Willamette University’s ...
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  • McKinley Irvin Family Law Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

    Seattle – July 14, 2022 – McKinley Irvin, the Northwest’s premier family law firm, announced today that 22 of its attorneys have been selected to the 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Attorneys are nominated by their peers for their professional accomplishments and dedication to the practice of law. Independent third-party research is then used to determine the highest achieving attorneys in each state. Super Lawyers represent the top 5 percent of all attorneys in each state and Rising Stars represent the top 2.5 ...
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  • New Partner John Rosecrans Joins McKinley Irvin in Kirkland

    Kirkland, WA – June 13, 2022 – McKinley Irvin announced today that family law attorney John Rosecrans has joined the firm as a partner in its Kirkland, Washington office. Rosecrans joins the firm after years of managing a successful small law practice. He has considerable experience litigating high net worth dissolutions and complex child custody cases. Rosecrans is known in the King County legal community for his work as a family law attorney and pro tempore Superior Court Commissioner. He has been recognized by his peers ...
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  • Senior Attorney Rachel Bender Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle

    Seattle, WA – June 6, 2022 - McKinley Irvin announced today that Rachel Bender has joined the firm in its Seattle office. She will be serving clients in King and Snohomish Counties. Bender focuses her practice on high net worth divorces, property distribution, UCCJEA issues, non-parent custody, and domestic violence matters. She has significant experience in trial and settling cases in mediation. Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers® every year since 2018, Bender has also been included in the list of Top Women Lawyers list ...
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  • Family Law Attorney Nathan Julius Joins McKinley Irvin in Seattle

    Seattle, WA – June 1, 2022 - McKinley Irvin announced that attorney Nathan Julius has joined the firm’s Seattle office. Julius represents clients in all family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, legal separation, relocation, and domestic violence. He has significant experience in litigation, as well as pre-trial settlement negotiation. A former bankruptcy attorney, he has a unique understanding of the special issues families face when involved in a bankruptcy proceeding or dividing debt during the ...
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  • Attorney Caitlin Royse Joins McKinley Irvin in Everett

    Everett, WA – January 24, 2022 – McKinley Irvin announced today that family law attorney Caitlin Royse has joined the firm in its Everett office. Royse obtained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Oklahoma and spent her final year of law school at the University of Washington as a visiting student. She has worked in family law in the Greater Seattle Area since being admitted to the Washington State Bar. Royse will represent Snohomish County residents in all family law matters, including divorce, child support, child ...
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