Brent Bohan

Top rated Family Law attorney in Seattle, Washington

McKinley Irvin
Brent Bohan
McKinley Irvin

Practice Areas: Family Law; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 2011

Education: Vermont Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

McKinley Irvin

601 Union St
Suite 3030
Seattle, WA 98101 Visit website


Brent Bohan is a partner attorney at McKinley Irvin, a firm based in Washington with multiple offices across the state. From the firm’s office in Seattle, he serves residents in the greater Seattle area and assists families and individuals with their legal issues involving family law. From divorce, child custody and child support to adoption, property division and domestic violence, he has counseled a wide range of clients who have come to him with these issues.

Mr. Bohan’s peer-review rating of AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell is a testament to his legal prowess and commitment to his work. He started his practice in 2011 and quickly rose to fame, establishing his presence in the legal community of Washinton. Among the accolades and awards that he has received till date, a few notable ones are the perfect score of 10/10 on Avvo and an inclusion in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Family Law list.

With a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and economics, Mr. Bohan graduated from the University of Washington. Afterward, he earned a Master of Arts degree in environmental law and policy from the Vermont Law School and later his Juris Doctor degree from here.

Mr. Bohan is also an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the Washington Mediation Association.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Family Law

Focus areas

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

  • 100% Family Law

First Admitted: 2011, Washington

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Educational Background:
  • MA, Environmental Law and Policy, Vermont Law School, 2007
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Author, Part One: Dissolution, Legal Separation and Declaration Concerning Validity, Chapter 9 Domestic Relations Practice, Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, King County Bar Association, June 2020, Contributing Author, Washington Lawyers Practice Manual, King County Bar Association, 2020
  • Washington Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2023
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers in America, 2024
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 2024
  • Board of Trustees, King County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, 2023
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section & Litigation Section, 2023
  • Washington State Bar Association, Family Law Section & Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, 2023
  • King County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2023
  • Snohomish County Bar Association, Family Law Section & Young Lawyers Division, 2023
  • Federal Bar Association, 2023
  • Federal Trial Bar, 2023
  • Washington State Association for Justice, Eagle Member and Attorney Member, 2023
  • Washington Mediation Association, 2023
  • Pro Bono Adjunct Professor, Seattle University School of Law, 2022

Office location for Brent Bohan

601 Union St
Suite 3030
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone: 206-489-0991


2 Years Super Lawyers
5 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

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