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William Sherlock

also known as Liam Sherlock

Practice areas:

Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Construction & Development, Environmental and Natural Resources

About Me

Liam has lived and worked as a lawyer in Oregon since 1990.  He has successfully handled hundreds of cases and appeals for clients across the state. Liam specializes in finding creative and efficient solutions to difficult issues and guiding clients through rough waters.  He loves rafting wild rivers throughout the west as well as gardening, hunting, painting, playing music, and spending time with his family in a state that offers  a bounty of outdoor adventures.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Real Estate: 35%
    22 years
  2. Land Use & Zoning: 25%
    22 years
  3. Environmental and Natural Resources: 20%
    25 years
  4. Construction & Development: 20%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-260/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Frank C Gibson

    Liam is a highly effective and experienced advocate on any kind of real property, land use, environmental, or natural resources issue. He is responsive to clients and well-respected by other attorneys. Also, he has a good sense of humor.

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    Frank Gibson Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Marilyn A Heiken

    I have known Liam professionally for 20 years. He has the utmost integrity and the highest ethical standards. He fights for his clients with passion and determination, and he is also warm, caring, and friendly. I highly recommend Liam.

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    Marilyn Heiken Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hutchinson, Cox, Coons, Orr & Sherlock

940 Willamette Street
Suite 400
Eugene, OR, 97401

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive199005/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Section Chair RecognitionOregon State Bar Environment and Natural Resources Section2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderHutchinson Cox Coons Orr & Sherlock1997 - Present
PartnerSherlock and Jerome1994 - 1996
AttorneyHeadwaters Inc.1990 - 1993

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United Congregational ChurchBoard Member2013 - Present
Eugene Chamber of CommerceMember2009 - Present
Opal Creek Forest CenterBoard Member2009 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Environmental and Land Use SectionMember2002 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1990 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Atkeson v. T&K Lands, LLCClient Prevailed
Setniker v. Rickreall Cmty. Water Ass'nClient prevailed
CITIZENS FOR FLORENCE v. CITY OF FLORENCE, LUBA No. 98-029Client Prevailed

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Long ViewClimate Change Plaintiffs Advance in Court of Appeals2014
Oregon Civil Litigation Manual (Torts)Nuisance Law2012
Oregon Civil Pleading and PracticeSummons and Service2012
Oregon Civil Litigation Manual (Torts)Nuisance Law1998

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of California - Santa CruzN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
University of St. AndrewsAquaculture BiologyUnknown1983

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Environmental Issues in Transferring Real PropertyEnvironmental Law2015
Real Estate PlanningEnvironmental Issues in Transferring Real Property2014
June Educational MeetingBuying Rural Residential Real Property2014
The Development Approval ProcessDevelopment Processes and Types of Applications –Expectations and Pitfalls2008
Law of EasementsEasement Disputes2006
Learning the Law™ SeminarBUYING A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY — STAYING AHEAD OF THE CURVE2004
LEARNING THE LAW™ SeminarLIMITING PROPERTY OWNER AND MANAGER LIABILITY FOR LAND USE AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS2001