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Catherine Brandine Brinkman

Catherine Brandine Brinkman

Practice areas


  1. Contracts & Agreements: 90%
  2. Litigation: 10%


Payment types:

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Novo Law, LLC

3323 NE 47th Avenue
Portland, OR, 97213


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarOregon Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarOregon Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarOregon Super Lawyers2009
Spirit AwardDoveLewis2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder and AssociateSchwabe, Williamson & Wyatt2005 - 2013
AssociatePrivate Practice2001 - 2005
Staff AttorneyState of Oregon Office of the Legislative Counsel2000 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Associated General Contractors Oregon Columbia ChapterBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Portland Animal Welfare TeamBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Portland Business AllianceLeadership Portland Class of 20132012 - 2013
Multnomah Bar Association, CLE CommitteeMember2009 - 2011
Multnomah Bar Association, Mentor ProgramMentor2008 - Present
DoveLewis Emergency Animal Hospital Ambassador BoardChair, Secretary2007 - 2012
Multnomah Bar Association, Professionalism CommitteeMember2007 - 2008
Multnomah Bar FoundationBoard of Directors2006 - 2008
Multnomah Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2006 - 2007
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionPresident2006 - 2007
City of Milwaukie Land Use Planning CommissionCommissioner2005 - 2007
Multnomah Bar Association, Generation Gap Task ForceCo-Chair2005 - 2006
Multnomah Bar Association, Budget and Finance CommitteeMember2004 - 2005
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionTreasurer2004 - 2005
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Service to Public CommitteeMember2001 - 2003
Publication nameTitleDate
Portland Daily Journal of CommerceIn Search of Fairness and Transparency2012
Portland Daily Journal of CommerceWhat is a Flow-Down Clause?2011
Construction News UpdateThe Devil is int he Details: Know your Contracts2011
Oregon State BarBid Disputes2010
Construction Law - Oregon State Bar CLEBid Disputes2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Northwestern School of Law, Lewis & Clark CollegeLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
Randolph-Macon CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Willis of OregonNew Changes to Additional Insured Coverage2013
FRED SeriesRisky Business: Traps and Pitfalls in the Practice of Architecture2013
Business Diversity InstituteRisk Management (or, How Not To Get Sued)2013
USDOT Bonding ProgramBond Claims and Disputes2012
Schwabe Seminar SeriesDesign Professional Law: Trends, Recent Developments and Strategies for Allocating and Managing Risk2012
Schwabe Seminar SeriesConstruction Contracts: A Refresher2012
Schwabe Seminar SeriesOregon and Washington Construction Liens and Bonds2012
FRED Does LunchEthical Issues in Architect Advertising2012
Small Business Legal ClinicDo's and Don'ts of Construction Management2008
Professionalism PanelProfessionalism2007