McKean Smith is excited to announce that established attorney, Ronald Johnston has joined our firm. Practicing since 1976, Ronald has been a family lawyer with a long history of being at the forefront of divorce, child custody, and other family law matters spanning across counties within central and northern Oregon. Ronald was lead counsel on cases in Oregon which set the standard for several areas of law including paternity procedures and was lead counsel on the first case tried in Oregon under the Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act. Ronald was also a member of the OSB Family Law Section Task Force on joint custody legislation, which drafted the law on joint child custody adopted by the Oregon Legislature and is still in effect today. By joining the firm, McKean Smith is benefited by Ronald’s recognized experience and professionalism in the Oregon family law community. Welcome, Ronald!