Christine Hayes

Christine Hayes

Divorce and Family Law Attorney
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Washington
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Summary

As a family law practitioner, I am motivated by helping people through complex and emotionally difficult legal situations. I work with each client to define their goals and then provide an effective strategy well supported in the law to achieve those objectives. I focus my practice on family law issues, including divorce, child custody, child support, modifications, and relocation. I also handle collaborative divorce, de facto parentage and non-parental custody, step-parent adoption, and LGBT family law. Before becoming an attorney, I worked for the Whatcom County Sheriff's Office as a legal advocate for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and the YWCA Legal Program where I represented victims of domestic violence in civil protection order matters. After graduating law school, I focused on family law and plaintiff's personal injury litigation. Through this diverse legal background, I have gained extensive courtroom and litigation experience.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Attorney
McKinley Irvin
- Current
Associate
Wheeler, Montgomery, Sleight & Boyd
- Current
Prosecuting Attorney
The Battle Ground Municipal Court
- Current
Associate
Law Office of Clayton R. Dickinson
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Legal Intern
Ywca Legal Center
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Education
Gonzaga University School of Law
J.D. | Law
Western Washington University
B.A. | Philosophy
Professional Associations
Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Clark County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
Member
Current
Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
Washington Women Lawyers
Member
Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Attorney Profile
Blog
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Contact & Map
McKinley Irvin - Vancouver
1111 Main Street
Suite 300
Vancouver, WA 98660
USA
Telephone: (360) 830-6961
McKinley Irvin - Portland
1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1810
Portland, OR 97205
USA
Telephone: (971) 264-9827