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About me

I am a family law attorney at Holtey Law, in Portland, Oregon. I practice in Multnomah County, Washington County, Clackamas County, Yamhill County, Columbia County, and occasionally in Hood River County and Marion County.  I assist clients with divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, and other family law matters.  Please contact me at (503) 224-9878 if you wish to discuss your case. 


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    7 years, 100 cases
  2. Child Custody: 30%
    7 years, 50 cases
  3. Family: 20%
    7 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($230-250/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Holtey Law, LLC

1140 SW 11th Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR, 97205


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarOregon Super Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHoltey Law, LLC2015 - Present
Associate Family Law AttorneyHarris Law Firm2012 - 2015
Attorney/ OwnerKing Law, LLC2009 - 2012
Law ClerkTom Bostwick, Attorney at Law2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Family Law SectionN/A2011 - Present
Multnomah County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of ArizonaUrban PlanningMS- Master of Science2001
Miami University of OhioGeography/ Urban and Regional PlanningBA - Bachelor of Arts1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Going SoloEstablishing a Solo Law Practice2010