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I don’t want to be just a ‘good’ divorce lawyer. I want to be the ‘right’ divorce lawyer for you.

My clients count on me to understand their families, their businesses, and their cases. Anything and everything can come up in a family law case, from custody to child and spousal support to business valuations. The key to the successful and independent life that awaits you is an attorney who will tell you what you need to hear instead of what you want to hear, and then help you figure out how to get what you want—ethically, respectfully, and confidently.

Education and Admissions:
Willamette University College of Law, J.D., 1994
Willamette University College of Law, Certificate of Dispute Resolution, 1994
Willamette University, B.A., 1991
Oregon State Bar, 1994
United States District Court for the District of Oregon, 1995

Professional Distinctions and Affiliations:
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Oregon State Board of Bar Examiners, 2001-2004, Vice Chair, 2003-2004
Marion-Polk Volunteer Lawyers Project Lawyer of the Year, 2003
Oregon Super Lawyers: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
Marion County Bar Association, President, 2001
Oregon State Bar - Family Law Section, Chair, 2004
Arno Denecke Memorial Award Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, 1998