McKinley Irvin Announces Partner Lisa Ward
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McKinley Irvin Announces Partner Lisa Ward

Posted on January 05, 2022 03:00pm

VANCOUVER, WA – January 1, 2022 – McKinley Irvin, the Pacific Northwest’s largest family law firm, announced today that Vancouver family law attorney Lisa Ward has been named a partner in the firm.

Ward represents clients in all family law matters, including complex property division and high asset divorce litigation.

“Lisa is a leader in the practice of family law and an exceptional advocate for our clients and their families. We are pleased to welcome Lisa as a partner and look forward to her being an integral part of the future of the firm,” says Founder and CEO, Rita Herrera Irvin.

Ward received her J.D. from William S. Boyd School of Law and her LL.M in International Law from Brussels School of International Studies. She is a member of the Clark County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar Association, and Washington State Bar Association, where she recently served a three-year term on the Family Law Executive Committee.

Ward was honored with the Rising Star award from the Clark County Bar Association in 2019 and has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for the past three years. She has also earned a Martindale Hubbell® peer review rating of AV® Preeminent™, the highest ranking an attorney can achieve and the result of an extensive peer review process. Additionally, she was named in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in the field of Family Law for the last two years.

Ward’s new role began on January 1, 2022. She is based in McKinley Irvin’s Vancouver office at 1111 Main Street, Suite 300, Vancouver, WA.

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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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