Teresa L. Foster

Top rated family law attorney in Vancouver, Washington

McKinley Irvin
Teresa L. Foster
McKinley Irvin

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Washington since: 2003

Education: Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

McKinley Irvin

1111 Main Street
Suite 300
Vancouver, WA 98660 Visit website


With nearly a decade of legal experience, Teresa L. Foster serves as an attorney and partner in charge of McKinley Irvin’s Vancouver, Washington, location. An empathetic and responsive professional, she has substantially devoted all of her time to practicing family law. Her clients in and around Washington can attest to the care and guidance they received in legal matters pertaining to:

  • Unmarried couple issues
  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Property division
  • Domestic violence
  • Relocation

A magna cum laude graduate of Arizona State University, Ms. Foster completed her Bachelor of Arts in social work. She then attended the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and earned her Juris Doctor in 1997. She became authorized to practice law the same year.

Having secured successful results for her clients, both in and out of the courtroom, Ms. Foster is available 24/7 to answer her clients’ questions and advise them of their various options. She has earned the respect of her former clients, opposing counsel, peers and judges in Southwest Washington.

As a result of her accomplishments, Ms. Foster received a 10.0 client rating on Avvo and an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the organization’s topmost rating offered to attorneys showcasing the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards.

Involvement with the legal community is important to Ms. Foster. She is an active member of the Washington State Bar Association, the Oregon State Bar and the Clark County Bar Association’s Family Law Section.

*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

Family law

Focus areas

Child support, Custody & visitation, Divorce

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1997, Oregon

Professional Webpage: https://www.mckinleyirvin.com/attorney-profiles/teresa-foste...

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Contributing Author, Family and Community Property Law, Volumes 1-3, West Publishing Company
Educational Background:
  • B.A., Arizona State University, Social Work, magna cum laude
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Clark County Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Peer review rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell®
  • Avvo.com 10.0 “Superb” rating

Office location for Teresa L. Foster

1111 Main Street
Suite 300
Vancouver, WA 98660

Phone: 360-836-1136


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2023

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