Lauren M. Barnhart

Top rated family law attorney in Portland, Oregon

Posey Legal, PC
Lauren M. Barnhart
Posey Legal, PC

Practice Areas: Family law, Estate planning & probate; view more

Licensed in Oregon since: 2013

Education: Willamette University College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

Posey Legal, PC

3115 NE Sandy Blvd
Suite 222
Portland, OR 97232 Visit website


Lauren M. Barnhart is an attorney with Posey Legal, PC, in Portland, Oregon. A highly ranked lawyer and emerging leader in her field, Ms. Barnhart has more than eight years of total legal experience, and she provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Portland metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Estate planning

· Divorce and civil mediation

As an attorney, Ms. Barnhart has gained a reputation for her compassion and integrity when dealing with her clients, and she delivers the highly personalized counsel they need to make the best-informed decisions regarding the legal issues that will affect them and their loved ones for years to come. She is also a staunch advocate for the rights and interests of those she serves, and she works hard to help her clients achieve their goals and the favorable outcomes they seek as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.

Honored for her outstanding professionalism, Ms. Barnhart has earned consistent designation from her peers as being among the top 2.5% of lawyers in her region. She has also received many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients for the personalized attention she provides along with her unwavering dedication to their needs and goals.

A 2009 graduate of Willamette University with a degree in political science, Ms. Barnhart returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Willamette University College of Law in 2012. While there, she served as articles editor for the Willamette Law Review, and she also served as a teaching assistant in tort law. 

She also completed an externship with the Legal Aid Services of Albany, and she worked with the Willamette University Clinical Law Program. In addition, Ms. Barnhart received honors for her excellent academic achievements in Constitutional Law II and Legal Research and Writing.

Practice areas

Family law, Estate planning & probate

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & spousal support, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Estate planning, Guardianships & conservatorships, Living wills, Power of attorney, Probate & estate administration, Trusts, Wills

  • 80% Family law
  • 20% Estate planning & probate

First Admitted: 2013, Oregon

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Oregon, 2013
Educational Background:
  • Graduated from Willamette University in 2009 with a BA in Political Science.  Learning political science across the street from the capital afforded me opportunities you can't get anywhere else. , 2009

Office location for Lauren M. Barnhart

3115 NE Sandy Blvd
Suite 222
Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 503-241-0818


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

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