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Katrina Seipel



Katrina Seipel is an associate on the firm’s Family Law practice group. She is part of Katelyn D. Skinner’s family law team.

Katrina represents clients in all types of family law cases. She joins a team well versed in complex family law matters including divorce, custody disputes, modification issues, international disputes, and restraining and protective orders.

Prior to joining Buckley Law, Katrina worked as an attorney with Metropolitan Public Defender, a non-profit law firm that provides criminal defense services for indigent clients. While at the public defender’s office, she tried more than 80 cases to a jury, earning great respect from the local bench. Katrina is a compassionate and meticulous attorney, as well as a fierce advocate for her clients.

Katrina earned her J.D. from Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She has degrees in Psychology and Dietetics from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota.

Outside of work, you will most likely find Katrina spending time with her husband and their daughter and son. Katrina and her family frequent the Oregon Coast. Katrina also enjoys reading, going for long walks, and DIYing her home.

Areas of Focus

  • Family Law
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Custody and Parenting Time
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Adoptions
  • Paternity Matters
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Modifications of Judgments
  • Domestic Partnerships

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • Member, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

Presentations and CLEs

  • Presenter, Procedural Considerations in Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction Cases, Oregon State Bar International Law Section discussion, June 2024

Practice Areas

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State Courts
  • United States District Court, District of Oregon
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of the U.S.


  • Marquette University Law School
    • Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Concordia College
    • Degrees in Psychology and Dietetics

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