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Laura Schantz opened her own family law firm in 2000 after working for three years at the large family law firm Gevurtz Menashe.  She is located in the heart of the high tech silicon forest.  She has represented hundreds of clients from Intel and other high tech companies.  Her firm has grown and is now called Schantz Law.  The attorneys and legal assistants at Schantz Law work to be strong and compassionate for their clients.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 100%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John Phillip Gilroy

    Laura is very knowledgeable in the areas of family law and domestic relations. If I have a complex question relating to those areas of law, I do not hesitate to call her.

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    John Gilroy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Grant Richard Burton

    Laura is a leader in the Washington County family law community. We have had several cases together over the years, and she has always been an effective advocate for her clients, while also being very ethical.

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    Grant Burton Estate Planning Attorney
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Contact info

Schantz Law, P.C.

15220 NW Greenbrier Parkway.
Suite. 235
Beaverton, OR, 97006

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200201/10/2016
ORActive199401/18/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Joyce Harpole AwardLewis and Clark Law School2015
Dedicated and Devoted Service as PresidentWashington County Bar Association2003
Deans ListLewis and Clark Law School1993
Associate editor of law reviewLewis and Clark law school1992
Deans ListLewis and Clark Law School1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Owner and AttorneySchantz Law, P.C.1999 - Present
Pro Tem JudgeWashington County Circuit Court2009 - 2013
Associate AttorneyGevurtz Menashe Larson Howe, PC1996 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Family Law Bench Bar CommitteeChair2011 - 2014
American Bar AssociationMember and Guest Speaker2010 - Present
Conciliation services boardBoard Member2004 - 2013
Washington County Bar AssociationPast President2002 - 2003
Gus J. Solomon American Inn of CourtAssociate Member1995 - 2000
Oregon State BarPro bono committeeN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cottongim v. WoodsPrevailed
Marriage of Arns and ArnsPrevailed
Marriage of Karapondo and KarapondoPrevailed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
OSB Family Law Section NewsletterDissolution With an Intel Employee2015
Washington County Bar AssociationPresident's columns2003
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Family Law Section Fall ConferenceWhen HE Receives Alimony2015
Family Law Annual ConferenceRestricted Stock Units2014
Family Law Bench Bar Committee Annual MeetingOverview of work of the Bench Bar Committee in 20132013
Washington County Bar AssociationRepresenting Children2012
Annual Family Law Bench Bar Commitee MeetingReport on the work of the Bench Bar Committee for 20122012
Annual Family Law Bench Bar Committee MeetingReport of the work of the Bench Bar Commitee in 20112011
Family Law CLE, WCBAStock Options and Taxes2003