Attorney Profile

Orange County Divorce & Family Law Attorney

W. Douglas McKeague

W. Douglas McKeague has been practicing exclusively divorce and family law in Orange County since 1981. He is considered to be one of the most respected and most experienced Orange County divorce lawyers practicing today. Attorney McKeauge has successfully settled hundreds of cases and has gone to hearings and trials, routinely achieving outstanding results on behalf of his clients.

Over 30 Years of Divorce Experience

There is absolutely no substitute for experience, and with over three decades of experience limited exclusively to family law and divorce cases, Douglas has extensive knowledge, as well as the background and understanding to help his clients achieve the goals they desire.

Skilled in the art of advocacy, Attorney McKeague can provide the effective representation, confidence, and insight that family law cases require, regardless of whether the case calls for settlement or litigation. Attorney McKeague can provide you with that high caliber of legal representation that you require and that you deserve.

Education & Career

After graduating from New England College in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, Douglas graduated from Western State University, College of Law, in 1981, and was admitted to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California in December of 1981.

Additionally, Douglas holds a license to practice in the United States Tax Courts, together with four separate licenses to practice in the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern United States District Courts. A substantial knowledge and understanding of debtor, creditor and taxation law is mandatory in providing quality representation to Orange County divorce and family law clients.

A Message From W. Douglas McKeague

Douglas takes extreme pride in providing comprehensive and quality representation to his clients.

“Each client is different, each case is different, and each client has unique and different needs. Clients need an effective and seasoned attorney who can provide quality representation and an attorney who has the gift to be able to listen to the specific and individual needs of each particular client. Each client is entitled to an attorney that can be strong and aggressive, yet caring and compassionate to each particular client’s needs.

More importantly, each client is entitled to the support and patience that he or she requires and deserves, as the client attempts to navigate what may very probably prove to be the single most difficult emotional experience of his or her life. I consistently strive to provide that level of representation and support.”

Awards & Achievements

  • Top 3 Divorce Lawyers in Santa Ana from Three Best Rated, 2016
  • Avvo Client's Choice Attorney for Divorce, 2015
  • Excellent Rating on Avvo

Professional Experience

  • Professional Service Responder, Orange County Sheriff's Department, 2009-present
  • Judge Pro Temp, Orange County Superior Court, 1993-1999

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