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Carolyn joined Dunn Carney in February 2006. She comes to the firm with experience in real estate, business, estate planning, regulatory, and transportation law.  Carolyn assists individuals with estate planning, probate, business and real estate needs.  She works with small and large companies on property, financing and contractual matters. She has frequently participated in transactions with cities and other governmental entities involving real estate or transportation-related matters. Past local projects include the "rails-to-trails" conversion of the Springwater Corridor and the pedestrian walkway across the lower level of the Steel Bridge in Portland.


Prior to coming to Dunn Carney,  Carolyn was a shareholder with Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick P.C. For the first part of her legal career, she served as in-house counsel for Union Pacific Railroad Company.  "Railroad law" remains an important part of her practice.


Practice areas

  1. Commercial: 60%
  2. Estate Planning: 20%
  3. Business: 10%
    7 years
  4. Transportation: 10%

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851 Sw 6th Ave Ste 1500
Portland, OR, 97204-1357

851 SW 6th Ave Ste 1500
Portland, OR, 97204



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Order of St. IvesUniversity of Denver1976
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State BarMember1999 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1977 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
National Association of Railroad Trial CounselMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Denver Sturm College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
University of ColoradoArtBA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Universite' de StrasbourgN/AN/AN/A
Kalamazoo CollegeN/AN/AN/A