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Laurel Parrish Hook

Laurel Parrish Hook

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Alimony, Marriage & Prenuptials

About Me

Laurel joined Stahancyk, Kent & Hook in 1999 and was elected a shareholder in 2004. Laurel litigates dissolution cases throughout the states of Oregon and Washington, successfully representing clients in all matters relating to family law, which can include: divorce, legal separation, domestic partnership in Oregon, modification of spousal support and child support, prenuptial, postnuptial agreements, and cohabitation agreements. Laurel litigates complex financial and business interest cases as well as high-conflict, custody parenting time matters and modifications. Laurel also works closely with the estate-planning department to provide comprehensive legal counsel before, during, and after the divorce process.




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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    16 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    16 years
  3. Family: 20%
    16 years
  4. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
    16 years
  5. Alimony: 10%
    16 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Tate Frederick Justesen

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Tate Justesen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Anna C Friedhoff

    I have worked for Laurel since June 2012. She is a great lawyer and a great mentor. I am extremely lucky to learn from all of her experience and success.


    Anna Friedhoff Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Stahancyk, Kent & Hook, PC

2400 SW 4th Avenue
Portland, OR, 97201




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 50 Oregon Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top 25 Oregon Women Super LawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Forty Under 40 AwardPortland Business Journal2012
Leader in LawOregon Daily Journal of Commerce2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing ShareholderStahancyk, Kent & Hook, PC2004 - Present
Associate AttorneyStahancyk, Kent & Hook, PC1999 - 2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Legal Aid Services of OregonPro Bono Challenger2011 - 2011
Classroom Law Project High School Regional Mock Trial CompetitionPresiding Judge2005 - 2006
Portland Business AllianceMember2003 - Present
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMemberN/A
Washington State BarMemberN/A
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Oregon State BarMemberN/A
Oregon Law InstitutePresenting FacultyN/A
Legal Aid Services of OregonPro Se Assistance Project AttorneyN/A
Child Centered SolutionsBoard MemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seattle University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of OregonPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Lawyers Representing Minors in Multnomah CountyBasics of Domestic Relations Law2014
Business Law CLEDivorce and the Role of the Business Lawyer2011
Women of Strength, Women in TransitionLeadership Inside and Outside the HomeN/A