Meredith McKell Graff

Meredith McKell Graff: Attorney with McKell Graff, PLLC
  • Attorney/Mediator at McKell Graff, PLLC (5 Attorneys)
  • 1508 Broadway Street, Vancouver, WA 98663
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  • Meredith McKell Graff is the founder and owner of McKELL GRAFF, PLLC, a boutique law firm that focuses on litigation, collaboration, and mediation in family law and probate matters, along with estate planning consultation and document preparation.
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Biography

Founder of McKELL GRAFF, PLLC in 2003. Managing Partner. Joined by Eugene M. Graff in 2011. Law firm's focus is juvenile dependency (Eugene), Family and Elder Law (Meredith). Firm offers coaching for do-it-yourself clients, mediation of all areas of family, juvenile, and elder law, along with elder family team meeting facilitation, marriage mediation, and parent/teen mediation. Meredith has been a licensed attorney since 1999. Prior to law school, she was an adjunct professor teaching college writing courses. Also prior to law school, Meredith was a licensed insurance producer, sales manager, and underwriter. Meredith has personal and professional experience in the areas of her practice and brings compassion, understanding, and a no nonsense approach to her work. Her goal is to settle cases whenever possible and she uses her extensive negotiation skills to find resolution in her cases.

Certified Mediator with Mediate.com{newline}Certified Life Cycle Celebrant in areas of Funerals, Ceremonies for Healing{newline}Certified Mediator with Washington Mediation Association

Areas of Practice (63)

  • Family Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation
  • Estate Planning
  • Annulment
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Community Property Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Mediation
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Name Changes
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Advance Directives
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Living Trusts
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Wills
  • Living Wills
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Fathers Rights
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Parenting Time
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Third Party Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Alimony
  • Domestic Relations
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Probate
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Contested Wills

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
360-694-9947  Phone
360-694-9925  Fax
www.mckellgraff.com
Mailing Address:
3214 NE 42nd Street, Suite C, Vancouver, Washington 98663
University Attended:
Loretto Heights College, B.A., with honors, 1984; Rutgers University Graduate School, M.A., English, with honors, 1990
Law School Attended:
University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, J.D., 1998
Year of First admission:
1999
Admission:
1999, Utah (inactive); 1999, U.S. District Court, District of Utah; 2002, Washington; 2003, U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
Memberships:
Clark County Bar Association (Secretary, Family Law Section, 2012-2014; Treasurer, Family Law Section, 2011-2012; President, Family Law Section, 2007-2008) and Washington State Bar Association (Member, Lawyer Assistance Program Standing Committee, 2007-2008); Utah State Bar; Association for Conflict Resolution (Spirituality Section Rocky Mountain Retreat Planning Committee Member); Washington Women Lawyers (Vice-President, St. Helens Chapter, 2005-2008); Southwest Washington Collaborative Professionals (President and Founder, 2006—2009); International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (2004-2010); George & Donald Simpson American Inns of Court (Simpson Chapter, Treasurer, 2006-2008); Clark County Association of Mediators; ARAG Legal Insurance Group (Attorney Member).
ISLN:
914474805
Hobbies & interests:
Natural gemstone beading, reading, writing poetry, Reiki healing, travel
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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