David B. Starks is the Managing Partner at the Pacific Northwest family law firm McKinley Irvin, PLLC. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
David’s practice concentrates on divorce cases involving difficult custody matters as well as the protection, valuation and distribution of significant assets or business interests. His passion for resolving complex family law matters has also led him to routinely represent clients with international divorce and family law issues, and he is frequent speaker on international matrimonial topics.
He is the Immediate Past Chair of the ABA International Law Section’s Family Law Committee and an ABA Section Advisor to the Drafting Committee for the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws as regards the Implementation of the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children.
David is licensed to practice in Washington, Oregon and Texas and has been designated by his peers as a Super Lawyer (top 100) in Thompson Reuters Washington Super Lawyers magazine and as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Family Law.