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  1. Land Use & Zoning: 50%
  2. Appeals: 15%
  3. Construction & Development: 15%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
  5. Environmental and Natural Resources: 10%

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Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

1300 SW Fifth Avenue
Suite 2400
Portland, OR, 97201


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
America's Best Land Use LawyersBest Lawyers in America2013
America's Best Land Use LawyersBest Lawyers in America2012
America's Best Land Use LawyersBest Lawyers in America2011
America's Best Land Use LawyersBest Lawyers in America2010
ListedChambers USA2010
ListedChambers USA2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralOregon Department of Justice1998 - 2000
Staff AttorneyLand Use Board of Appeals1996 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
City of Portland Adjustment CommitteeChairN/A
Oregon State Bar, Environmental and Natural Resources SectionMemberN/A
Oregon Business Association, Environment and Economic Development CommitteeCo-chairN/A
Oregon State Bar, Appellate Practice SectionMemberN/A
Oregon State Bar, Real Estate and Land Use SectionMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Friends of Marion County v. Marion County, 227 P.3d 198 (2010)Obtained opinion from Court affirming LUBA.
Western Land and Cattle v. Umatilla County, 214 P.3d 68 (2009)Obtained opinion from Court affirming LUBA.
Reeves v. City of Wilsonville, 213 P.3d 875 (2009)Obtained dismissal of challenge to new Fred Meyer location.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Oregon State BarOregon Land Use Deskbook; Chapter on Statutory Planning Policies2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of ArizonaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Legal Issues ConferenceThe Transportation Planning Rule - Status and Strategies2010
Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use Annual MeetingAnatomy of a Land Use Proceeding2009
SeminarPlat and Subdivision Law in Oregon2008
SeminarReal Estate and Land Use Update2007
SeminarLand Use Landmines and Real Estate Sinkholes - Practical Advice for All Attorneys2005
Land Use Law Update in OregonComplying with Land Use and Environmental Regulations2001
Oregon Land Use Law ConferenceHow to Practice Before the Land Use Board of Appeals1999
Oregon Land Use SymposiumCitizen Involvement: Does it Work?1998