Marc T. Christianson - McKinley Irvin

Marc T. Christianson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Marc T. Christianson is Law Practice Managing Partner at McKinley Irvin in Tacoma. He has practiced family law since 1976, currently focusing on complex dissolution matters involving significant assets, property, or business interests, as well as family law mediation, arbitration and collaborative practice. 


Marc is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, designated as a “Super Lawyer” 2006-2014, and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). He is a past president of the Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, former Chair of the Executive Committee of the Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Founding Member & First Chair, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association, Family Law Section and has served as a pro tempore Superior Court Commissioner and Superior Court Judge in Pierce County.

Practice emphasizes Traditional Client Representation, Litigation and Collaborative Divorce. Also available as Arbitrator or Mediator.

Qualified Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Collaborative Law Professional of Washington and Collaborative Law Professionals of Pierce County.

University of Puget SoundJ.D. 1974University of Puget SoundBA 1971
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFamily Law Section, Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Assn.Family Law Executive Committee, Washington State Bar Assn.Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Assn.

Office Location

1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 2000
Tacoma, WA 98402
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Seattle Metro Area
Marc T. Christianson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Family Law