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Daniel S Margolin

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Daniel Margolin is a founding partner of Stephens Margolin P.C. and a Portland, Oregon native.  His practice focuses on all aspects of family law litigation.  In addition, Mr. Margolin practices in the areas of Family Law Appeals and Collaborative Divorce.


He received his law degree from the nationally acclaimed New York University School of Law. After graduating Mr. Margolin worked at the Oregon Court of Appeals for the Honorable Rex Armstrong. He then worked as an associate attorney at a local law firm.  In 2005, Mr. Margolin formed the Law Office of Daniel Margolin, which, like Stephens Margolin P.C., focused on family law representation.


He is a member of the Oregon State Bar and American Bar Association Family Law Sections.  He also belongs to the family law section of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers.  Mr. Margolin is trained in Collaborative Divorce representation.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
    14 years
  2. Appeals: 10%
    14 years
  3. Child Custody: 10%
    14 years
  4. Family: 10%
    14 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

19 total 

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    I have recommended that clients contact Mr. Margolin when they were in need of legal services that I could not provide. While Mr. Margolin is thoughtful and courteous, he is also a strong advocate for his clients. I endorse this lawyer's work.


    Deanna Franco Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Cecilia K Nguyen

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I've consulted with Dan Margolin on matters and have had him as an opposing attorney in cases. Based on my interactions with Mr. Margolin, he is personable, competent, and knowledgeable in Oregon family law.


    Cecilia Nguyen Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Stephens & Margolin LLP

1000 SW Broadway Suite 1250
Portland, OR, 97205

Hillsboro, OR

Beaverton, OR



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2015
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Rising Star - Family LawSuper Lawyers2012
Coulter Cup for Medium Size Family Law FirmSaint Andrews Legal Clinic2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerStephens & Margolin LLP2008 - Present
OwnerLaw Office of Daniel Margolin2005 - 2008
Legal ClerkOregon Court of Appeals2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2007 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
The Society of notaries of BCFamily Law in BC vs. Oregon2016
Eugene Register GuardNAVIGATING A DIVORCE2011
The OregonianKaine Horman asks court to have estranged wife pay half of his attorney fees2010
Collaborative Divorce Northwest BlogCollaborative Divorce Northwest Blog2009
The OregonianDivorce and separations can send pets into legal limbo2009
Oregon State Bar - Family Law NewsletterCollaborative Practice: An Overview2009
The Oregon Divorce BlogThe Oregon Divorce BlogN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of California - BerkeleyPhilosophyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oregon Law InstituteFamily Law Appellate Review2014
An Anatomical Look at Custody EvaluationsCustody Evaluations2013
Second Saturday - Bi-Monthly Video PresentationDivorce Law Overview2011
Collaborative Law in Family Law DisputesCollaborative Divorce2009
Helping Your Client Survive a Child Custody EvaluationChild Custody2008
Death of a Spouse and Other Related ContingenciesDivorce Law (including Collaborative Divorce)2007