Attorneys 

You will both hold a very big place in my heart, and I will be forever grateful for holding my hand while guiding me through one of the most difficult times in my life. Thank you for fighting so hard for me until the end.”
-Aideen (Portland)

Nathan Holtey

Nathan Holtey

  • Oregon State Bar Member Since 2001
  • Partner, Brindle McCaslin & Lee, P.C. 2004-2011
  • Oregon SuperLawyers Rising Star 2009
  • Board of Delegates for Oregon State Bar 2008-2010
  • Gus J. Soloman Inns at Court 2006-2007

Nathan Holtey has been practicing law for over fifteen years. Raised in Ashland, OR, Nathan attended Tufts University in Boston, MA, before coming back to Oregon and attending the University of Oregon School of Law. Nathan enjoys the practice of law and assisting clients with achieving excellent results. He focuses his practice on family law, and has handled every type of matter from 24 hour notice Restraining Order and Emergency Custody hearings to high asset divorces involving multiple businesses, spousal support, and complex property division.

Sarah J Brown

Sarah J Brown

  • Oregon State Bar Member since 2003
  • Family Law Section of Oregon State Bar, member
  • Multnomah Bar Association, member
  • Washington County Bar Association, member
  • Oregon Women Lawyers, member

Sarah Brown is a graduate of Willamette University College of Law and a Portland native. Prior to joining Holtey Law, Sarah worked as an attorney at Yates, Matthews & Eaton, P.C. Since 2006, Sarah has limited her practice solely to family law. Sarah understands both the legal and emotional complexities involved in family law disputes and will serve as a strong and levelheaded advocate. Sarah aims to resolve cases through mediation and settlement negotiations; however, if litigation is necessary she possesses the necessary experience and skills to serve her clients’ interests in the courtroom.

James King

James King

  • Oregon State Bar Member Since 2009
  • Oregon Super Lawyers Rising Star 2013
  • Juris Doctorate, Willamette University College of Law, 2009
  • Master of Science in Urban Planning and Policy, University of Arizona, 2001
  • Family Law Attorney, Harris Law Firm, P.C., 2012-2015

James King is a graduate of Willamette University College of Law, and has been a member of the Oregon State Bar since 2009. James has practiced family law, effectively representing hundreds of clients in nearly every type of family law matter, from simple child support modifications to multi-day divorce and custody trials. James particularly enjoys working on complex cases, including custody, parenting time, asset and debt division, spousal support (alimony), and child support.

Michael Schaefer

Michael Schaefer

  • Oregon State Bar Member Since 20012
  • Juris Doctorate, Lewis & Clark Law School, 2012
  • Multnomah Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Entrepreneurship Committee Member
  • Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, History, and Economics, Syracuse University, 2009

Michael Schaefer graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2012, and was admitted to the Oregon State Bar in the same year. Prior to joining Holtey Law Michael ran his own solo practice in West Linn, where he handled a wide array of cases and issues. Before that he worked at the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office while attending law school. Though Michael now primarily focuses on family law, his former experience as a general practitioner allows him to draw knowledge and know-how from several areas of law to help give his clients additional support and assistance.