150 N. Michigan Ave. Ste. 1420
Chicago, IL 60601

Jeffrey S. Matthews

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McKinley Irvin Family Law

Contact Information

McKinley Irvin
1000 SE Broadway Street
Suite 1810
Portland OR 97205
Work (503) 395-0244

Practice State



Partner Jeff Matthews is a veteran family lawyer who has practiced family law in Oregon for over 30 years. He has distinguished himself as one of Portland’s most respected divorce and family law attorneys with his leadership, professionalism, and interdisciplinary approach to family law. Jeff is a longtime Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and current President of the AAML Oregon chapter.


Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation and Litigation


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J.D., University of Oregon School of Law; B.A., University of Oregon

Legal Organizations

President, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), Oregon Chapter, 2014-Present; American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President-Elect of the Oregon Chapter, 2013; Past President and Board Member, Multnomah Bar Foundation, 2005-2007; Past Secretary and Board Member, Multnomah Bar Association, 2001-2005; Chair, Multnomah Bar Association CLE Committee; Oregon State Bar; Multnomah County Bar Association; Washington County Bar Association; Clackamas County Bar Association


Distinguished as an Oregon Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers®, 2007-2016; Peer review rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®; Best Lawyers in America 2016-2017; Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML); Multnomah Bar Association's Award of Merit for Outstanding Service to the Profession and the Bar, 2000; Avvo.com 10.0 “Superb” rating; The National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Oregon, 2010

CLE Presentations

Oregon Trial Lawyer's Assn., "Attorney Fees in Family Law Cases"; Relationship Agreements, "Premarital/Postnuptial Agreements" (Family Law Perspective) 12/04/08, Sponsor: The Seminar Group.


“Retirement Benefits,” Oregon State Bar, Family Law CLE Publication, 1989 and 1997 Editions; “Family Law in Oregon” (Two separate presentations) National Business Institute; “Bankruptcy in Family Law” Oregon State Bar’s Debtor/Creditor Section; “Effective Cost Management in Divorce Cases” Oregon Law Institute; “Family Law Mediation” Panel Presentation, Oregon State Bar ADR Section; “Attorney Fees in Family Law Cases” Oregon Trial Lawyers Association; “Ethics in Family Law” Oregon Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

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