Laura Sell

Laura Sell

Seattle Divorce Attorney
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence
  • Washington
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Biography

Laura Sell is the Law Practice Managing Partner at McKinley Irvin. Laura leads the firm's attorneys in practice development, training and mentoring, as well as consulting on cases and ensuring the firm's high standards of quality. Laura recently co-authored the “Spousal Maintenance” chapter of the LexisNexis Washington Family Law Practice Guide, offering strategies to help practitioners identify and address legal and procedural issues. Laura also assists parties in resolving family law disputes by serving as a mediator. With extensive experience as a family law attorney and civil litigator, Laura is particularly skilled in mediating cases involving complex legal and financial issues.

Education
University of Dayton School of Law
J.D.
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Western Washington University
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Law Practice Managing Partner
McKinley Irvin
- Current
Partner
McKinley Irvin, PLLC
- Current
Of Counsel
Stokes Lawrence
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Owner
The Law Office of Laura Sell, PLLC
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Attorney
K&L Gates
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Spousal Maintenance
LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Family Law (2016)
Protecting Your Practice from Divorce: Tips for Solo and Small-Firm Practitioners
King County Bar Bulletin
Prenuptial Agreement Basics
Stokes Lawrence Washington Divorce & Family Law
Post-Dissolution Disputes Involving Neglected Assets and Liabilities
Matrimonial Strategist
The Non-Biological Parent; Washington Creates a Common-Law Parentage Cause of Action
Matrimonial Strategist
Speaking Engagements
Investigation Issues - Who, What, When Where and Why, Employment Law Institute CLE
Co-presenter with Aviva Kamm
Internal Investigations, Employment Law Institute CLE
Co-presenter with Aviva Kamm
Financial Wisdom for Women, Presentation with Cornerstone Advisors
Dissolution from A-Z, King County Bar Association CLE
Awards
The Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Family Law
The Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Family Law
Washington Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Family Law
Washington Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Washington Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
American Bar Association
Member
Current
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Washington State Bar Association, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Member
Current
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Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
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King County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Member
Current
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QLaw: The GLBT Bar Association of Washington
Member
Current
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International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
Member
Current
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Association of Workplace Investigators
Member
Current
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Washington State Bar  # 28828
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Attorney Profile
Website
McKinley Irvin - Seattle Office
Blog
Recent Blog Posts
Contact & Map
McKinley Irvin
1501 Fourth Avenue
Suite 1750
Seattle, WA 98101
Telephone: (206) 397-0399
McKinley Irvin Kirkland
10220 NE Points Drive
Suite 330
Kirkland, WA 98033
Toll-Free: (425) 230-6906
McKinley Irvin Issaquah
20 Sixth Avenue NE
Suite 200
Issaquah, WA 98027
Toll-Free: (425) 222-2758
McKinley Irvin Bellevue
10900 NE 4th Street
Suite 2220
Bellevue, WA 98004