Robert C. McCann Jr.

Robert C. McCann Jr.

Shareholder since 1985
Albany, Oregon

Family Law

Bob’s primary focus is family law. He handles complex divorce cases, child custody matters, parenting time disputes, child support cases decided both in court and in administrative proceedings (State of Oregon, Division of Child Support), domestic violence hearings (restraining orders), domestic partnership agreements and dissolutions, premarital agreements, same sex family law, and adoption law matters. He serves as an arbitrator and mediator of family law cases when requested to do so.

Bob is a member of the Oregon State Bar and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon and The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 2004. No other lawyers in Linn County belong to this prestigious organization. He has once again been selected to the Oregon Super Lawyers list. He has received this honor for the past 12 years. He is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating. He serves as a member of the Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Board.

He has served as Chairman of the Family Law Section of the Oregon State Bar Association (2009), Member of the Oregon State Bar Association, Family Law Executive Committee (2007-2010), President of the Oregon Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2011-2014), Board Member of the Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners and President of the Linn County Bar Association (1986-1987). He has served as a court-appointed arbitrator in domestic relations matters for the Linn County Circuit Court.


General Civil Litigation

Bob represents individuals involved in personal injury matters arising from motor vehicle accidents including collisions involving commercial trucking. He has successfully represented clients who have suffered significant bodily injuries including back, neck, leg, shoulder and brain injuries, medical malpractice and wrongful death.

He has served as general counsel for the Grand Prairie Water Control District since 1983. 

Year Joined Firm

  • 1985

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • General Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1981
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1996


  • Gonzaga University School of Law, Spokane, Washington
    • J.D. - 1980
  • University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1977
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Family Law Handbook, Chapter 18 Supplement - Enforcement of Judgments and Orders, Oregon State Bar Association, 2007

Representative Clients

  • Grand Prairie Water Control District


  • Third Party Practice, OSB Family Law Section, 2005
  • Tips and Traps - Limiting Witnesses, Oregon Chapter AAML, 2015
  • Tips and Traps - Dependent Child Tax Exemption , Oregon Chapter AAML, 2008
  • Business Valuation After Slater and Slater, OSB Family Law Section, 2011

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers, 2007 - Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2004 - Present
  • Oregon Super Lawyers
  • AV-Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top 100 list, The National Trial Lawyers, 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oregon State Bar Association, Disciplinary Board, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar, Family and Juvenile Law Section, Member, 1981 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, 2009
  • Linn County Bar Association, President, 1986 - 1987

Past Employment Positions

  • Reiling and McCann, PC, Attorney/Partner, 1981 - 1985
  • Long, Delapoer, Healy, McCann & Noonan, PC, Attorney/Partner, 1985 - 2013
  • Grand Prairie Water Control District, General Counsel, 1983 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital Medical Ethics Committee, 2010 - Present
  • Linn County Child Victim Assessment Center (ABC House), 1994 - 1997
  • Albany Chamber of Commerce
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President of the Oregon Chapter, 2011 - 2014


  • English