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Kevin C. Gage

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Salem, OR

Attorney at Law
348 Leslie St SE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-399-1355
Fax: 503-399-1353
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Oregon Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kevin Gage's practice is limited exclusively to Divorce and Family Law for more than 35 years.

Over the course of his more than 35 years in practice, Mr. Gage has achieved considerable success assisting his clients with making the best-informed decisions on the issue involved with their divorces and legal separations, and he has extensive experience handling highly complex property division matters, child and spousal support, and interstate and international domestic relations issues. Committed to helping his clients resolve their conflicts and reach agreements in the most efficient and amicable fashion possible, he devotes a large portion of his practice to mediation and arbitration.

Whether inside or outside the courtroom, Mr. Gage maintains an unwavering focus on protecting his clients' rights and best interests during all stage of the process, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and impeccable professionalism along with his uncommon ability to get to the heart of the matter and devise effective solutions and strategies for his clients.

Recognized for his success, Mr. Gage has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as a Top 100 Lawyer listing by the National Advocates. Moreover, he has received the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction award from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys, and he has received many testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1976 graduate of the University of Washington, Mr. Gage obtained his Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law. He is admitted to practice before all Oregon state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

A leader in his field, Mr. Gage has published articles and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics related to family law, and he is an active member of the Oregon State Bar's Family Law Section and the Marion County Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Kevin C. Gage

First Admitted: 1981, Oregon

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Oregon State Bar, Family Law Section, Member
  • Marion County Bar Association, Member  
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1981 
  • Oregon, 1981


  • In re Marriage of Nickerson, 68 Or. App. 288, 680 P.2d 1012 (1984)
  • In re Marriage of Nickerson, 296 Or. 516, 678 P.2d 730 (1984) 
  • In re Marriage of Ferris, 85 Or. App. 555, 737 P.2d 153 (1987)
  • In re Marriage of Vogel, 68 Or. App. 79, 680 P.2d 710 (1984)
  • In re Marriage of Nickerson, 63 Or. App. 854, 666 P.2d 868 (1984)
  • In re Marriage of Coleman, 71 Or. App. 313, 692 P.2d 129 (1984)
  • In re Marriage of Ury, 109 Or. App. 702, 820 P.2d 472 (1991)
  • In re Marriage of Swartz, 114 Or. App. 437, 833 P.2d 355 (1992)
  • In re Marriage of Bond, 63 Or. App. 865, 666P.2d 861 (1983)
  • In re Marriage of Moe, 66 Or. App. 947, 676 P.2d 336 (1984)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Property Rights and Division (Co-Author), Oregon CLE, 1990
  • Property Rights and Division, Revision (Co-Author), Oregon CLE, 2008 
  • Property Rights and Division, Revision (Co-Author), Oregon CLE, 2002
  • Property Rights and Division Supplement (Co-Author), Oregon CLE, 1997, 2004

Educational Background

  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1976, Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Major: Classical Greek 
  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1981 
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Office Location for Kevin C. Gage

348 Leslie St SE
Salem, OR 97301

Phone: 503-399-1355

Fax: 503-399-1353

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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