Marc Christianson

Marc Christianson

Exceptional divorce & family law representation in Pierce County. We can hel
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Family Law
  • Washington
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Summary

Marc is widely considered one of Washington state’s most accomplished divorce and family law attorneys. In practice since 1975, he focuses his practice on divorce cases involving complex financial and/or business interests. He’s also known for treating his clients with respect and compassion. In addition to litigation, he’s an experienced mediator, arbitrator and trained in Collaborative Law, offering alternative approaches to resolving divorce cases.

Education
University of Puget Sound
B.A. (1971)
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Seattle University School of Law
J.D. (1971) | Law
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Professional Experience
Of Counsel
McKinley Irvin
- Current
Law Practice Managing Partner
McKinley Irvin
- Current
Owner
Law Office of Marc T. Christianson
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Partner
Haarmann & Christianson
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Partner
Peterson, Haarmann & Christianson
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Associate Attorney
Peterson & Haarman
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Publications
Articles & Publications
11 Cardinal Rules of Family Law Mediation
Pierce County Lawyer
Suggestions for Better Mediation
Washington State Bar Family Law Section Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
QDROs and More: Mastering the Division and Assignment of Retirement Benefits in a Marital Dissolution, Washington State Bar Association CLE
Uninsured Motorist Arbitration, Annual Year End Potpourri
Tips and Tricks in Family Law, Family Law 101
Preparation of Your Case and Client For Settlement Conference and Trial, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association CLE
Experts Before Trial, Tacoma Pierce County Bar Association CLE
Awards
Best Lawyer, Family Law
Best Lawyers in America
Top 100 Attorneys in Washington State
Washington Super Lawyers
Super Lawyer
Washington Super Lawyers
AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5
Martindale Hubbell
Top 10 Attorneys in Washington State
Washington Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
Academy of Professional Family Mediators
Member
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American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Fellow
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Tacoma Pierce COunty Bar Association
President
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Tacoma Pierce COunty Bar Association
Vice President
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Washington State Bar # 5970
Member
- Current
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WSBA Family Law Section Board
Executive Comittee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Washington
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Attorney Profile
Website
Puyallup Office
Blog
Recent Blog Posts
Contact & Map
McKinley Irvin
1201 Pacific Avenue
Suite 2000
Tacoma, WA 98402
USA
Telephone: (253) 256-1265