Portland, Oregon Family Lawyers
I represent individuals and small business owners in Oregon and SW Washington. I specialize in complex and business related dissolution actions. My cases are typically in Washington, Multnomah or Clackamas Counties in Oregon and Clark, Cowlitz or Skamania Counties in Washington. I also handle cases other counties throughout Oregon and Washington, including Clatsop County, Lane County, Linn County, Marion County, Columbia County, and Grant County. Each county has different local rules that apply to family law cases. I am committed to making sure that I keep up to date on changes to rules of practice for each county I...
Mr. Romano attended Southern Oregon University (formerly Southern Oregon State College) in Ashland, Oregon where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor degree in Philosophy. He then received his Juris Doctorate at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in law school, Mr. Romano clerked for the Marion County District Attorney’s Office and developed a taste for trial work. He was then admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 2000 and began his career as a prosecutor working in Klamath, Coos, and Deschutes Counties. In early 2006, he then opened his private...
(541) 382-4404 3052 NW Merchant Way
Bend, OR 97701
Bend, OR 97701
I'm an attorney with the law firm of Slinde & Nelson LLC in Portland, Oregon (a Vancouver, Washington office is coming soon). I have been practicing law since 1999. I am licensed to do so in Oregon and Washington and regularly appear before courts in both states, and particularly Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties in Oregon, and Clark and Cowlitz counties in Washington. My practice concentrates on civil litigation, legal advice, and disputes relating to real estate, construction, banks, homeowners associations, businesses, and individuals. This includes: construction contract drafting, review and advice; representation of contractors and owners regarding...
Lauren Barnhart was always fascinated with “the rules.” She believes that rules create predictability and clarity, and apply to everyone equally. It was this fascination with rules that led Lauren to become an attorney. As an attorney, Lauren helps families navigate through what can be the most difficult time of their lives-divorce. She works to develop a relationship with her clients and demonstrate that their case genuinely matters. Lauren was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, and was a member in the Tacoma Youth Symphony where she performed at Carnegie Hall. When Lauren is not assisting...
Lewis Landerholm grew up around family who served the public – families in particular. He became a divorce attorney in Portland so that he can help these individuals make the best out of a difficult situation. He began his career at the University of Oregon in Eugene, where he earned his bachelor’s degree. He went on to Willamette University College of Law for his Juris Doctor. While in law school, he served as a part time law clerk, where he earned invaluable experience. Attorney Landerholm is quickly making a name for himself as a dedicated family law attorney because of...
With experience planning and administering Oregon estates of all sizes, I am a firm believer that quality representation can be both comprehensive and affordable. Consideration for each client's unique financial, family, and health interests is the key to determining the best way to protect those interests. I work closely with each of my clients to ensure their needs come first, whether preparing a will or assisting after the death of a loved one. I am committed to providing my clients with experienced representation that is personalized and affordable for everyone. Services Provided: - Probate - Wills - Trusts - Tax & Estate...
Jason Pierson became a lawyer to be a voice for people who feel trivialized by divorce-especially children. During a divorce, a child can sometimes feel as though their opinion doesn’t matter. Jason’s passion is to advocate for his client's children and help them succeed. Prior to attending law school, Jason worked as a paralegal in Las Vegas mostly in construction defect law firms for about eight years.
Though I was born in Spokane, Washington and presently reside in Clark County, Washington, I have spent a good portion of my life residing in the Portland-metropolitan area. As a result, one of my objectives as a lawyer has always been to represent people in both Oregon & Washington. I enrolled at Gonzaga University School of Law in 1996. That summer following my first year at Gonzaga, I was elected as an associate editor for the Gonzaga Law Review. and was also hired as a legal intern for Columbia Legal Services. This is where my exposure and love for family law...
Law Works is a full service law firm in historical downtown Portland. Lake Perriguey works to bring the best representation to the client. Lake filed the Oregon marriage equality case, Geiger v. Kitzhaber, advancing civil rights for GLBTQ Oregonians. Lake also represented Jamie Shupe, resulting in the first court order recognizing a non-binary individual. Lake has a long history of civil rights success. Lake Perriguey represents clients in a variety of practice areas. Rates vary depending on the case. House calls and alternative meeting environments can also be accommodated when applicable. Whatever your legal interest,...
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I am the founder of McKinley Irvin, a premier divorce and family law firm with Washington State and Oregon offices in Seattle, Bellevue, Tacoma, Vancouver, and Portland. For over 22 years our firm has successfully served clients in all types of divorce and family law matters, including highly contested matters, complex financial/property cases, Hague Convention and international cases, LGBT family law, military divorce and family law, 55+ divorce, and Cooperative and Collaborative divorce. We also handle relocation cases, child support and custody matters, grandparent rights, and other matters in which family and the law intersect. McKinley Irvin attorneys are among...
(253) 271-4605 1011 East Main Avenue
Puyallup, WA 98372
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 256-1265 1201 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402
Tacoma, WA 98402
(206) 397-0399 1501 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Seattle, WA 98101
(425) 329-3861 601 108th Avenue NE
Bellevue, CA 98004
Bellevue, CA 98004
David Starks is a partner at McKinley Irvin and practices out of the firm’s Seattle and Bellevue offices. Mr. Starks is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has been designated to the list of “Top 100 Attorneys in Washington State,” Washington Super Lawyers®, rated 10/10 “Superb” on Avvo, and was chosen by his peers to the list of The Best Lawyers in America©. David is driven by a passion for his client’s success and always fights to protect their best interests.
I am an attorney licensed to practice law in both Oregon state courts as well as the federal district court here in Portland. I received my undergraduate degree from Marylhurst University located just outside of Portland. I obtained my Juris Doctorate from Willamette College of Law in Salem in 2007 and moved back to Portland to practice law. I am originally from Michigan, but I have lived in Oregon for more than a decade and never plan on returning to the Midwest (except for a vacation). In the recent past, I have practiced in the areas of civil litigation, contract law,...
Portland Divorce Lawyer, Jack Dekovich takes pride in preserving what he believes is Western civilization’s greatest contribution to the world: The Common Law system. “I love educating my clients-that although imperfect, the rule of law belongs to all of us.” Prior to attending law school, Jack was a volunteer teacher at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School. He also lived in Cameroon for several months teaching English and doing various community projects. In his spare time, Jack plays guitar, trombone, sings in a band and plays ice hockey on two community teams.
Gary Zimmer has practiced family law since 1978. He obtained his undergraduate degree in 1972 from Cleveland State University. Gary received his law degree in 1975 from Case Western University. Before establishing his family law practice, Gary focused on commercial and personal injury litigation. He has tried cases to judges and juries. Gary has been a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since January 18, 1992. He previously served as president of the Oregon chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and sat on the national board of directors of the Academy at the same time. Gary...
Wendy’s practice includes dissolution of marriage proceedings, legal separations, modifications of child custody, child support and spousal support, and contempt and enforcement proceedings. Wendy’s practice also includes probate administration, estate planning, and protective proceedings.
Michael Hallas is an associate attorney with McKinley Irvin. He represents clients in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA. Michael primarily represents clients who are dealing with child custody, domestic violence, child support and divorce. He graduated from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College with his J.D. and is now a member of the Oregon State Bar Family Law Section, Settlement Negotiation Group and the California State Bar. Michael’s experience was primarily in the civil litigation field until he turned his focus to family law in 2007. Michael is known for his empathy and professionalism which help him...
Sarah Bond received her law degree from Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley (2001 through 2004). Upon admission to Boalt Hall, Sarah was awarded the Berkeley Law Foundation, Phoenix Fellowship. After her first year of law school, Sarah served as a summer associate at the East Bay Community Law Center. After her second year of law school, Sarah served as a summer associate with Morrison and Foerster, San Francisco (offer for employment upon graduation was extended). During her third year of law school, Sarah Bond served as co-editor in chief of the African American Law and...
Portland, OR Family Law Attorney. 5 years experience
9320 Southwest Barbur Blvd.
Portland, OR 97219
Portland, OR 97219
California Western School of Law
California Western School of Law
I became involved in my first family law case when a then current client wanted a divorce that required the division of the family enterprise and substantial assets acquired during the marriage. Later, as more family law cases came along, I realized that I enjoy working with opposing counsel who are often open to reasonable dialog and reasonable outcomes. What a nice thing that is. I am occasionally asked by courts to represent children in high conflict divorce and custody cases without pay. I do that for the children. They didn't make their parents' mess and are usually...
I graduated from Warner Pacific College, and then graduated in the top half of my class at Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College in 1992. I have practiced family law since early 1993, and have been at the same location, 150 SE 80th Avenue for over 20 years. My office is located in the historic Montavilla neighborhood of Southeast Portland, bordering on Northeast Portland and in the shadow of Mt. Tabor.
Nathan Holtey has been practicing law for over ten years. Raised in Ashland, OR, Nathan attended Tufts University in Boston, MA, before coming back to Oregon and attending the University of Oregon School of Law. Nathan enjoys the practice of law and assisting clients with achieving excellent results. He focuses his practice on family law and criminal defense, and has handled every type of matter from 24 hour notice Restraining Order and Emergency Custody hearings to high asset divorces involving multiple businesses, spousal support, and complex property division.
My goal is to provide help to those who need it in a zealous, thorough, and compassionate manner. I first decided that I would become a lawyer at the age of ten, and have never once wavered in this decision. This decision was made after my mother became a foster parent. I saw how horribly the legal system can trample people, even children in need of protection from the state. I realized that lawyers can help people in a way that no one else can. As an attorney I have focused on criminal, juvenile, and family law...
Jeffrey K. Traylor is a divorce, child custody, and personal injury attorney located in downtown Portland. He graduated from Lewis and Clark School of Law in 2009 and has been running Multnomah Legal LLC every since. He has handled every aspect of both family law and personal injury cases from filing to trial. Multnomah Legal strives to provide professional, personal, and caring representation that clients need at a cost that they can afford. The firm's motto is "your family's lawyer" and that philosophy is taken very seriously. At Multnomah Legal Jeffrey strives to be there when you need him, and...
Michael S. Evans has been licensed to practice law in Oregon since 1985. He has handled a wide range of family law cases, as well as many matters involving business litigation. His knowledge of family law and business law has given him a unique perspective on how to handle the financial aspects of family law matters. Mr. Evans also has extensive experience in interstate child custody disputes. He has presented on various topics to the legal community, including child support, property division, prenuptial agreements, and more. He has been featured in the Ask the Expert column in the Oregonian.
I have focused my practice on the challenges families face including adoption, alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, bankruptcy, collaborative family law, conservatorships, custody, directives to physicians, divorce, domestic partnerships, elder issues, grandparent rights, guardianships, mediation, parenting time, paternity, prenuptial agreements, probates,trusts, visitation and wills. I limit the number of cases I accept to insure each client is given the personal attention their case deserves. I am trained in collaborative practice and have 30 years of experience in the courtroom. I have a psychology background and a network of mental and physical health care professionals and expert witnesses,...