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Lauren M. Barnhart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Portland, OR

Posey Legal, PC
3115 NE Sandy Blvd, Suite 222
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: 503-241-0818
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Oregon Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Family Law, Estate Planning & Probate
Attorney Profile

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
  • 80%Family Law
  • 20%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


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

About Lauren M. Barnhart

First Admitted: 2013, Oregon

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
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Office Location for Lauren M. Barnhart

3115 NE Sandy Blvd
Suite 222
Portland, OR 97232

Phone: 503-241-0818

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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