Yates, Michael A.
Address: 1 SW Columbia Street Suite 1800, Portland, OR 97258
Lawyer Firm: Yates Family Law, PC
|Areas of Practice||Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Dissolution and Domestic Partnerships, Parenting Time, Post Divorce Enforcement, Post Divorce Modifications, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Separation Agreements, Spousal Support|
With thirty three years’ experience, Michael Yates is recognized as one of Portland’s preeminent family law attorneys. He has been included in the annual editions of The Best Lawyers in America since 2003, and is consistently named as an "Oregon Super Lawyer", a recognition of the top 5% of practicing Oregon attorneys, as determined by a rigorous peer review process. Michael was recently named in the Oregon Super Lawyers Top 10. Michael was also named the Best Lawyers’ 2011 and 2016 Portland, OR Family Lawyer of the Year. The Lawyer of the Year award is an extremely prestigious honor named to only one lawyer per practice area within each metropolitan region, based on the highest peer ratings received.
Michael obtained his undergraduate degree from Kent State University, and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Law with honors in 1983. He is admitted to practice law in the state of Oregon. Michael is a member of the Multnomah, Washington County and Clackamas County Bar Associations.
Michael serves on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners, and was its 2003 Board president. He also is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is active in its Oregon Chapter.
He maintains an AV® Preeminenttm rating from Martindale-Hubbell – the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.
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