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Annelisa Smith is co-owner of McKean Smith. She represents clients in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA in practice areas such as child custody, domestic violence, child support and divorce. She graduated with her J.D. and M.S. from Vermont Law School (Dean’s Fellow). In addition to her role at McKean Smith, she is also serves on several non-profit boards and works within the legal community to improve practice and professionalism. Annelisa is known for her hard-work, dedication and knack for problem-solving. In 2013, 2014, and 2015, she was named to the Oregon Super Lawyers® Rising Star℠ list, which is a legal honor based on peer and third party review. To learn more about Annelisa Smith, contact McKean Smith today or visit their website.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 65%
  2. Child Custody: 15%
  3. Family: 10%
  4. Child Support: 5%
  5. Juvenile: 5%



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Danielle Lynne LaBelle

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    Danielle LaBelle Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lake James H Perriguey

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Smith is exceptionally well prepared, professional, and courageous.


    Lake James Perriguey Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarWashington Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarOregon Super Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMcKinley Irvin2011 - Present
AssociateBertoni and Associates2007 - 2010
Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Elizabeth WelchMultnomah County Court2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Academy of Family Law PractitionersBoard of Directors2013 - Present
ABA Center on Children and the LawAdvisory Committee Member2013 - Present
Bravo Youth OrchestrasSecretary of the Board2013 - Present
Gus J. Solomon American Inn of CourtMember2009 - Present
National Court Appointed Special Advocate AssociationVolunteer Program Attorney2006 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Oregon Women Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Multnomah Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Tools and Standards subcommittee for the Fmaily Court Enhancement ProjectAppointee2016 - 2016
Oregon State Bar, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2015 - 2016
Legal Aid Services of Multnomah CountyVolunteer Legal Assistant2005 - 2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Vermont Law SchoolLawJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA2005
Oregon State UniversityBiology, minor PhilosophyBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Second Saturday WorkshopWhat Women Need To Know About Divorce2013
Domestic Violence, Stalking, and FAPA Restraining OrdersRepresenting Parties in Domestic Violence Cases2012