Vince advises a wide variety of businesses on transactions and disputes, including intellectual property and real estate matters. He has particular expertise in music and trademark law and is a leading practitioner in Oregon’s fast evolving cannabis industry.
Vince is not afraid to go the distance for his clients. In the past two years alone, he has tried cases in four Oregon counties and conducted numerous arbitrations and mediations.
Vince graduated from Lewis and Clark Law School, where he was inducted into the Cornelius Honor Society for scholarship, leadership and service. He was champion of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Mid-Atlantic Competition and won best U.S. Brief in 2009.
Before practicing law, Vince lived in Japan and worked and traveled extensively throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas. He is fluent in Spanish and also speaks Japanese. While living in New York City he worked with a boutique IT firm supporting Bob Dylan, Lou Reed and other artists.
As an active supporter of Oregon’s creative culture, Vince has served as general counsel to the Pickathon Music Festival since 2011 and on the Hollywood Theatre Board of Directors since 2013. He also sits on the Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section. On weekends, Vince enjoys exploring the beauty of the Pacific Northwest with his wife and friends.
Cannabis industry clients
Musicians, Record Labels, Festivals Artists and Authors
Software companies and developers
Manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors and retailers
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Moot Court Honor Society||Lewis & Clark Law School||2010|
|Cornelius Honor Society||Lewis & Clark Law School||2010|
|Attorney||Harris Moure||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Farleigh Wada Witt||2013 - 2015|
|Attorney||Powers McCulloch & Bennett, LLP||2011 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hollywood Theatre||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts||Volunteer Attorney||2014 - Present|
|U.S. District Court, Oregon||Attorney Member||2012 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar||Attorney Member||2010 - Present|
|Multnomah County Bar Association||Attorney||2010 - Present|
|Portland Utility Review Board||Board Member||2011 - 2013|
|Canna Law Blog||Canna Law Blog||2015|
|Lewis & Clark Law School||J.D.||2010|
|Oregon Festivals and Events Annual Conference||"Festivals and Events: Which Legal Entity is Right For You"||2015|
|Marijuana in Oregon||"Federal v. State Conflict"||2015|
|Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section CLE||"Music Licensing and Practical Approaches to Working with Music Industry Clients"||2014|
|Farleigh Wada Witt Pub Series||"Practical Pub Talk: Developing and Protecting Your Brand"||2014|