Kimberly A. Quach

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Portland, OR

Quach Family Law, P.C.
 | 1 SW Columbia Street, 1800 Umpqua Bank Building
Portland, OR 97258
Phone: 503-224-1640
Fax: 503-224-0092
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

A family law attorney at Quach Family Law, P.C., Kimberly A. Quach represents clients in Portland, Oregon, and the state of Washington. With almost 30 years of experience, Ms. Quach works with parenting evaluators, clients, therapists and parenting coordinators in cases of family law, including high-asset divorce and divorces that involve business interests; she does not handle adoptions. She has spent her entire career in family law, and she has been listed in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 2015.

At Carroll College in 1987, Ms. Quach graduated summa cum laude and earned a dual Bachelor of Arts in communication arts and international relations. She then attended the University of Washington School of Law, where she graduated in the top third of her class and earned her Juris Doctor in 1990. In 1990, she was admitted to practice in the state of Washington and in 1995, the state of Oregon.

Ms. Quach has additional training through the Association of Corporate Counsel, and in 2001, she completed the Graduate Management Admissions Test. While in law school, she was vice president of the Moot Court Honor Board and a member of the Order of the Barristers from 1988 to 1990.

A member of the Oregon State Bar Family Law Executive Committee, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Association of Corporate Counsel, Ms. Quach is also former secretary and member of the Shu Ren of Portland board of directors. She is also the chair of the Bi-Annual Continuing Legal Education program for the AAML and a former co-vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Family Law Section publications development board.

 
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Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2019

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About Kimberly Quach

Admitted: 1995, Oregon

Honors/Awards:

  • 2nd & 8th in Extemporaneous and Impromptu Speaking, NIET, Tousland, MD, 1985
  • 8th & 11th Extemporaneous and Impromptu Speaking, National Individual Events Tournament, Fort Worth, TX, 1986
  • 8th in Partner CEDA Debate, CEDA National Debate Tournament, Wichita, KS, 1986
  • Super Lawyers, 2013-2019
  • Truman Scholar, $100,000 US Scholarship covering two years of university and two years of graduate education
  • Vice-President, Moot Court Honor Board, University of Washington, 1998-1990
  • Top Speaker, Faulknor Appellate Advocacy Competition, University of Washington, 1989
  • Order of the Barristers, University of Washington School of Law 1988-1990
  • Top 1/3 of class, University of Washington School of Law
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2015-Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Vice Chair, Publications Development Board, ABA Family Law Section, 1997-2000
  • Chair, ABA Family Law Section, Meeting Host Committee, 1998
  • ABA Family Law Section, Fall 2008
  • Member of Council, ABA Family Law Section, 1999-2000
  • Member and Secretary, Shu Ren Board, 2003-2008
  • Washington State Bar #19781, 1990
  • Member, American Corporate Counsel Association, 2005-2009
  • Member, ABA Family Law Section, 1992-2000 and 2011-Present
  • Co-Chair, Oregon State Bar Spring Family Law CLE, 2008-2012
  • President, Oregon State Bar Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 2013-2014
  • Oregon State Bar, Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 2012-2013
  • Chair, Oregon State Bar, Family Law Executive Committee, 2015-2016
  • Oregon State Bar, Family Law Executive Committee, 2013-Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2015-Present
  • Chair, AAML Bi-Annual Continuing Legal Education Program, April 20, 2018
  • Oregon State Bar #95387, 1995

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Moderator, “Understanding Oregon Child Custody Laws: Eight Cases To Bring With You On A Desert Island,” Oregon State Bar CLE, February 24, 2012
  • Co-Presenter with Bradley C. Lechman-Su, “Current Developments In International Family Law,” Oregon State Bar CLE, February 27, 2009
  • Co-Presenter with Dan Margolin, “Appellate Review,” Oregon State Bar CLE, 2009
  • “Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Plans: Fact Gathering,” OSB Family Law Section CLE, April 2011
  • Paul DeBast and Kimberly Quach, “Business Valuation Issues in Marital and Other Equitable Distribution Cases,” OSB Legal Publications, Family Law (rev.), Chapter 7, 2013
  • Co-Presenter with Paul DeBast, “Guided Tour of the New OSB Family Law CLE Deskbook: What Every Good Divorce Lawyer Needs To Know About Business Valuation,” Oregon AAML CLE, April 27, 2012
  • Co-Presenter with Saville Easley, “Separate But Not Equal: Current Insights Into The Criteria For Establishing and Modifying Spousal Support,” Oregon State Bar Family Law Section Meeting, October 14, 2011
  • Co-Presenter with Mark Kramer, “Traversing The Changing Landscape In Third Party Custody and Visitation Cases,”Oregon State Bar Family Law Section Meeting, October 12, 2013
  • Co-Presenter with Michael Yates, “Spousal Support Modifications: Special Cases, Retirement,” Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners, Tualatin, Oregon, November 13, 2014
  • Co-Presenter with Michael Yates, “Stop Running From The Alimony Man: Everything You Need To Know About Spousal Support Modifications,” Oregon State Bar Association Family Law Section Meeting, October 12, 2017
  • Co-Presenter with Professor Leslie Harris and Michael L. Ritchey, “Negotiating, Drafting and Enforcing Child Attending School Support Obligations,”AAML Bi-Annual Continuing Legal Education Program, April 20, 2018
  • Albert A. Menashe and Kimberly A. Quach, “Fairness Requires Flexibility: Making the Case for Modification,” Family Advocate, 1996
  • Contributor, “101+ Practical Solutions for the Family Lawyer, ABA Family Law Section, 2003
  • Kimberly A. Quach, “How to Draft a Persuasive Closing Argument in Five Easy Steps,” Family Lawyer Magazine, October 31, 2011

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Way v. Prosch, 163 or app 437, 988 p2d 422 (1999)
  • In Re Marriage of Smith, 168 Or App 349, 7 P3d 559 (2000)
  • Husk v. Adelman, 281 or app 378, 383 p3d 961 (2016)
  • In Re Marriage Of Nguyen, 226 Or App 183, 203 P3d 265 (2009)
  • In Re Greulich, 238 Or App 365, 243 P3d 110 (2010)
  • In Re Marriage Of Bock, 249 Or App 241, 275 P3d 1006 (2012)
  • Matter of Marriage of Aaroe, 287 or app 57, 400 p3d 1024, Review Denied Sub Nom. Aaroe & Aaroe, 362 o. 300, 408 p3d 1075 (2017)
  • Garner v. Taylor, 254 or app 635, 295 p3d 687, rev. Den., 353 or 747(2013)
  • In Re Estate of Toland, 170 wn. App. 828, 286 p.3d 60, Rev’d, 180 wn. 2d 836, 329 p.3d 878 (2014)
  • Moyer v. Moyer, 271 or app 853, 353 p3d 48 (2015)
  • Matter Of Marriage Of Schwartz & Battini, 296 Or 870, 440 P3d 92 (2019)
  • Matter of Marriage of Schwartz & Battini, 289 or app. 332, 410 p3d 319, rev. Den., 362 or 39, 403 p3d 777 (2017)
  • Matter Of Marriage Of Colton, 297 Or App 532, P3d (2019)

Educational Background:

  • Carroll College, Helena, MT, Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Communication Arts, Honors: summa cum laude, 1987
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1 SW Columbia Street
1800 Umpqua Bank Building
Portland, OR 97258

Phone: 503-224-1640

Fax: 503-224-0092

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