About Us

Southwest Washington Divorce and Family Law Firm

The offices of Roe Law, PLLC are located in Vancouver, Washington; from here, we provide superior counsel in the areas of family law, divorce, and legal separation to clients throughout Southwest Washington, including Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, Klickitat, Wahkiakum, and Pacific counties.

Personal Advocacy, Personal Results

At Roe Law, we provide personalized legal services, working together with clients in a manner that has been abandoned by many of today's law offices in favor of increased case volume. We earnestly listen to our clients and involve them in every decision of their case, collaborating to obtain the best possible result. We've never looked upon our work as faceless case numbers or files, because we know that our clients' cases and desires are as diverse as they are. Everyone has the common goal of obtaining outstanding outcome to their legal matter, but at Roe Law, we know that each of you has different hopes and dreams for your future. We listen to your needs and work tirelessly to accomplish your unique goals, so you can feel confident knowing that we're always on your side.

Commitment to Excellence

For over 30 years, Michael Roe has distinguished himself by helping clients successfully navigate and resolve the most difficult and complex legal issues in the areas of family law, divorce, and legal separation, relentlessly tackling such challenges as high asset cases, property division, business valuation, spousal maintenance/support, child custody, child support, parenting plan modifications, and college support. We've dedicated ourselves at Roe Law to earn and maintain a reputation throughout the legal community as tireless and effective advocates for our clients, and it is such dedication that has always formed and continues to form the foundation for our lasting relationships with our clients.

While our tradition of excellence has stood unwavering for decades, we know that it requires a continuing commitment uphold. That's why we at Roe Law continue to evolve as times have, utilizing both state-of-the-art technology and cost-effective digital methods to provide vivid computer presentations at trial or contested motions. We custom designed and implement these services to meet the needs of each case, going the extra mile where others often stop.

Michael V. Roe, Attorney Profile

Experience, Expertise

A leading attorney in Southwest Washington, Michael Roe brings a 30 year history of extensive legal experience, dedication, and tireless work on behalf of his clients to bear on his clients legal matters, providing personalized, conscientious, and assertive representation in even the most complicated areas of family law. With his unrivaled knowledge, education, and courtroom experience, you can rest assured that Michael will provide you with a frank assessment of your case and straightforward answers to your questions.

For over 20 years, Michael Roe was an integral part of the successful family law team at Weber Gunn, PLLC, where he was the firm’s leader in handling family law matters. Personally hired and trained by Kenneth Weber, the firm’s co-founder and author of the highly-respected "Washington Practice Series for Family Law," the dedication, discipline and legal knowledge Michael demonstrated in his extensive casework at Weber Gunn established his well-deserved and highly-respected reputation throughout Southwest washington. After Weber Gunn dissolved in January of 2012, Michael founded his own firm to continue to provide superior legal services for all family law matters.

Dynamic Representation, Compassionate Counsel

With renowned legal acumen and savvy problem solving, Michael Roe has a proven record of thinking outside the box and helping clients solve their problems, seeing solutions to even the most challenging legal matters and earning him the respect of his peers and a reputation as tough, persuasive, and effective litigator.

At the cutting edge of legal practice, Michael's innovative use of visual media and information technology has established him as a legal forerunner with consistently clear, assertive court presentations, which have met with the acclaim of both clients and judges. He is one of the select few attorneys leading Southwest Washington in the use of video during trials and in appropriate motions made to the court.

With a vital sense of understanding the issues you and your family are facing, Michael recognizes that each client’s situation is unique and deserves personal, customized solutions. That is why he tailors each court presentation for the kind of maximum impact that achieves optimal goals. Michael’s straightforward style and clear answers to your questions will help you make the right decisions. As a firm focusing on family law issues, we will provide you with one-on-one attention, continuity, and communication you desire and deserve when facing difficult issues.

Deep Roots In The Community

Active in the Southwest Washington legal community, Michael has been a presenter at the Washington State Bar Association’s Family Law Section mid-year meetings on multiple occasions and for the Cowlitz County Bar Association concerning "Discovery in Divorce Cases." Furthermore, he recently moderated a panel of judicial officers from Clark and Cowlitz County for the National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education seminar in 2016.

Born and raised in Clark County, as a young man, Michael worked at his family’s marinas in Ridgefield and Felida, where he would cultivate the focus, discipline, and superb work ethic that would later establish him at the forefront of family law practice. Married and the proud father of both a daughter and a son, Michael chose to stay and raise his family in the same place he's lived all his life. He works hard to make the community that raised him even better, giving back by chairing Central Catholic High School's annual auction and serving as Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School’s commission president, as well as coaching or managing athletic events and school activities with his children.


  1. Ridgefield High School (1979)
  2. B.A., University of Portland (1983)
  3. J.D., Willamette University College of Law (1986)

Bar Admissions

  • State of Washington
  • State of Oregon
  • United States Federal District Court, Western District of Washington
  • United States Federal District Court of Oregon
  • United States Federal District Court Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Jennifer Oser

A Pacific Northwest native with over 27 years of family law experience, Jennifer is an integral part of the team at Roe Law. With knowledge, practice, and empathy, she helps clients through the most difficult aspects of divorce, custody, and child support. Like all of us at Roe Law, she knows that clear, honest, and effective communication is the key to an exceptional attorney-client relationship, always first listening to our clients before acting to promote each individual's specific needs. With a knack for organization; a predilection for attention to detail; and years of practice keeping up with ever-changing procedures, laws, and local Court rules, Jennifer helps manage clients' cases and always ensures their matters run smoothly.

Jennifer works tirelessly to support Michael Roe in all aspects of the legal process, providing whatever assistance necessary to permit him the time to tackle the most complex legal issues and further his clients' goals. Specifically, she is involved in the preparation of pleadings, discovery, financial, and trial preparation, as well as meeting with clients, handling clerical duties, and taking care of all of the small (but important!) details in-between.