Jay Bodzin was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and moved to Oregon in 1998 to... more
Jay Bodzin was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and moved to Oregon in 1998 to attend Reed College. He graduated in 2002 with a B.A. in Political Science, and a Senior Reactor Operator's license for Reed's nuclear research reactor - the first political science major to ever hold this position. After graduation, he worked as a dispatcher for a small locally-owned delivery company. In 2004... view profile
Joel E. Fowlks is an attorney in Milwaukie, Oregon, practicing in the fields of... more
Joel E. Fowlks is an attorney in Milwaukie, Oregon, practicing in the fields of family law, estate planning and probate, business law and real estate law. Joel graduated from Oregon State University and Willamette University College of Law. Before attending law school, he worked as a sportswriter and copy editor in Portland. He also worked as a law clerk in the Trial Division of the Oregon ... view profile
Karen Mockrin was born in Miami, raised in both Chicago and Los Angeles, and has... more
Karen Mockrin was born in Miami, raised in both Chicago and Los Angeles, and has lived in numerous areas of the country, including Berkeley, Little Rock, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, Sacramento and Washington, D.C. She completed a Bachelor's degree in Political Science in 1995 at the University of California at Berkeley, where she returned for law school in 2002. In between, she s... view profile
Brad began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school,... more
Brad began working for Stahancyk, Kent & Hook as a law clerk. While in law school, Brad also worked for a law firm specializing in taxation, estate planning, and business transactions and clerked for the Honorable Dennis Hubel, a federal magistrate judge in Portland. Realizing that his passion lay in family law, Brad returned to Stahancyk, Kent & Hook and continued to work part-time during ... view profile
I started my career as a paralegal for a civil litigation firm before dedicating... more
I started my career as a paralegal for a civil litigation firm before dedicating myself to family law. Originally I practiced as a family law & divorce attorney in San Diego County before moving to Oregon and joining Landerholm Law in 2012. I'm still barred and active in California and maintain a current caseload there.Click here, to read more about Tabitha Brincat.
Jody Stahancyk has earned the reputation as a strong woman and a formidable opponent... more
Jody Stahancyk has earned the reputation as a strong woman and a formidable opponent in the courtroom who all the while has a generous heart and is a pillar of her community. Jody Stahancyk founded the family law firm in 1987 after a decade of legal work. She began her legal practice in 1973 as a Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney where she successfully prosecuted for 6 years. In 1979 sh... view profile
Sonya Fischer has extensive experience as an advocate for vulnerable populations.... more
Sonya Fischer has extensive experience as an advocate for vulnerable populations. Her activism stems from parenting a child with severe developmental disabilities. The institutional barriers she experienced as a young mother inspired her to speak up and create change for others. A member of the Oregon State Bar since 2003, and selected as an 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 “Rising Star,” Son... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.