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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


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



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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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.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian Kulhanjian

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


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info


CANot Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled)200105/24/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Environmental and Natural Resources CertificateLewis & Clark Law School2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMckinley Irvin2013 - Present
AssociateAmbrose Law Group2006 - 2007
AssociateLaughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi2004 - 2005
AssociateCollins, Toschi & Doyle2003 - 2004
AssociateMayall Hurley Knutsen Smith & Green2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2013 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2006 - Present
California State BarMember2001 - Present
Multnomah County Circuit Court Child's Attorney Representation PanelMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
McKinley Irvin Family Law BlogTips for Grandparents Seeking Custody of Grandchildren2014
McKinley Irvin Family Law BlogEvaluators and Advocates in Child Custody Cases2013
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