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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 guide his clients to a favorable resolution. To learn more about Attorney Michael Hallas, contact McKinley Irvin or visit the firm’s website. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Divorce: 50%
    9 years
  2. Family: 30%
    9 years
  3. Child Support: 10%
  4. Child Custody: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-285/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Hallas. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who gets great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact him first.

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  • Brian Kulhanjian

    Very professional and personable, and an excellent advocate for clients.

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    Brian Kulhanjian DUI & DWI Attorney
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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive201301/10/2016
ORActive200601/18/2016
CANot eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)200111/22/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2007 - Present
California State BarMember2001 - Present
Multnomah County Circuit Court Child's Attorney Representation PanelMemberN/A
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
McKinley Irvin Family Law BlogTips for Grandparents Seeking Custody of Grandchildren2014
McKinley Irvin Family Law BlogEvaluators and Advocates in Child Custody Cases2013
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of California - Santa CruzCommunity StudiesBA1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lawyers Representing Minors in Multnomah CountyEthics of representing minors2014