Emily T. Roberts

Top rated Family Law attorney in Portland, Oregon

Gevurtz Menashe
Emily T. Roberts
Gevurtz Menashe

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 2015

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

Gevurtz Menashe

115 NW First Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97209 Visit website


Attorney Emily T. Roberts has forged a distinguished legal career, currently holding the position of shareholder at Gevurtz Menashe. She has made substantial contributions to the legal arena, consistently demonstrating unwavering dedication and professionalism. Focusing on serving the communities of Portland, Oregon, and Vancouver, Washington, she adeptly handles a diverse range of legal matters, including:

  • Adoptions and family planning
  • Child support
  • Contempt proceedings
  • Child custody and parenting time disputes
  • International and interstate child custody matters
  • Modifications of existing legal arrangements
  • Legal name change petitions
  • Paternity cases

Ms. Roberts is deeply passionate about assisting clients in navigating life's most intricate challenges while offering skilled advocacy. Those acquainted with her characterize her as dedicated, ambitious and meticulous. The pillars of her practice are compassion and transparent communication with clients. As the consummate problem solver, she aids clients in comprehending the complicated legal process, ultimately bestowing peace of mind upon every individual and family she represents.

A reputable member of the legal community, Ms. Roberts maintains affiliations with various legal associations, such as the Oregon State Bar, the Multnomah Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, the Clark County Bar Association and its Family Law section, the Colorado Bar Association, The George & Donald Simpson American Inn of Court and the Rhone Brackett Inn of Court. Additionally, she functioned as an executive committee member of the Alfred A. Arraj Inns of Court.

Before embarking on her legal career, Ms. Roberts successfully earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Westminster College in the year 2000. Subsequently, in 2003, she attained her Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She embarked on her legal career immediately upon graduating from law school, and in 2015, she obtained her license to practice law in Oregon. Furthermore, she has garnered a "Superb" rating on Avvo and received the Top 10 Attorney Award in 2014 from the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.

Ms. Roberts has significantly enriched the legal landscape through her prolific authorship, having penned numerous chapters and articles for esteemed publications. Also, she has demonstrated her legal acumen by imparting knowledge as a proficient speaker at various organizations and seminars.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Marital Property, Name Change, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2003, Colorado

Professional Webpage: https://gevurtzmenashe.com/attorneys/emily-t-roberts.html

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Rajesh Kukreja & Emily Roberts, Colorado Methods of Practice vol 3, § XIII, Chapter 97 (West Publishing)
  • Glen Goldman & Emily Roberts, ENA Offers New Approach to Divorce (Law Week Colorado)
  • AVVO Top Attorney in Family Law
  • Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award, National Academy of Family Law Attorneys, 2014
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • Alfred Arraj Inns of Court, Executive Committee, 2011-2014
  • Rhone Brackett Inn of Court
  • The George & Donald Simpson American Inn of Court
  • Member, Colorado State Bar
  • Member, Clark County Family Law Bar
  • Member, Clark County Bar
  • Member, Washington State Bar
  • Member, Multnomah County Bar
Educational Background:
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Westminster College, 2000

Office location for Emily T. Roberts

115 NW First Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97209

Phone: 503-227-1515


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2022

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