Sean Stephens is a founding member of Stephens & Margolin LLP. He was born in Eugene, Oregon and is a fourth generation Oregonian.
Mr. Stephens attended the University of Oregon, and graduated in with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, with a minor in English Literature. His psychology studies emphasized early childhood development.
Mr. Stephens attended Willamette College of Law in Salem, Oregon, and graduated in 1994. Mr. Stephens worked in private practice prior to co-founding Stephens Margolin P.C. which is devoted to the practice of family law. Mr. Stephens taught family law at the College of Legal Arts, located in Portland, Oregon.
"Everyone is subject to the same laws, but there are many things that can be done to maximize client results. I identify client objectives early in a case, and lay out a roadmap with the client towards the desired goal. Our clients expect and deserve excellence, and I am tuned in to my clients' expectations regarding both professional representation and personal attention from day one. From the moment I first meet with a client, the whole firm is there to accomplish their goals. Period."
Mr. Stephens enjoys time in the outdoors, Krav Maga, yoga, and time with his family. He also enjoys writing for the Oregon Divorce Blog and the Oregon Collaborative Law blog, which are free information service on divorce, family law, and collaborative law.
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I have known Mr. Stephens as a friend and fellow colleague for many years. Through hard work and excellent lawyering, Mr. Stephens has developed one of the most highly respected family law firms in Portland. His vast knowledge of family law and significant litigation experience serve his clients very well. If I have family law questions, Sean is first on my list for advice. I strongly endorse this lawyer.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Coulter Cup for Medium Sized Family Law Firm||Saint Andrews Legal Clinic||2009|
|Partner||Stephens Margolin P.C.||2008 - Present|
|Partner||C. Sean Stephens P.C.||2004 - 2008|
|Partner||Stephens Russell LLP||1998 - 2004|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|St. Andrews Legal Clinic||Board of Directors||2011 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2008 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar||Member||1994 - Present|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Oregon State Bar, Family Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Multnomah Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Oregon Divorce Blog||Divorce and Family law information in Oregon||2009|
|Collaborative Divorce Northwest Blog||Collaborative Divorce Information in Oregon||2009|
|Oregon Divorce Blog||Contempt of Court for Parenting Time Violations||2009|
|Oregon Divorce Blog||Top 10 questions to ask a divorce lawyer in the first consultation||2008|
|Willamette College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Oregon||Psychology||BS - Bachelor of Science||N/A|
|Everything You Need to Know About Family Law as a Young Lawyer||Marketing and The Initial Client Interview - how to get clients to your door and keep them||2014|
|Weekly seminar||Divorce and Custody Law||2004|