I aman in-house attorney for the Office of Legal Counselfor the Confederated Tribes... more
I aman in-house attorney for the Office of Legal Counselfor the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation where I provide representation to the Board of Trustees, Tribal departments, and various programs with emphasis on law and order issues, government contracts (tribal, federal, state, and local), federal indian law, environmental and federal land law, cultural resource protectio... view profile
Pete Shepherd is a member of our government practice. Pete brings three decades of... more
Pete Shepherd is a member of our government practice. Pete brings three decades of experience in government affairs, litigation, and public administration to bear on his representation of the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians. In selective other engagements, he applies his experience to resolving matters arising within and between governments and to advising pr... view profile
I believe that middle class people and small businesses need access to legal... more
I believe that middle class people and small businesses need access to legal services at a reasonable cost. I represent clients in estate planning, probate, real estate transactions, small business planning, and tax controversies.
Native American tribes have special legal rights that differ from some U.S. and state laws, such as the right to form their own governments or to pass their own laws. Native American law attorneys have expertise in these special rights. If, for example, you want to do business on a reservation or are injured on a reservation, you would hire a lawyer with expertise in Native American law to help you.