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Laurie has been with the firm for over a decade and serves clients in a variety of industries with business litigation matters.  Laurie assists clients with contract disputes, negotiations, and resolutions.  She represents clients in federal and state court, arbitration and mediation.  Laurie works most extensively in the following areas:

 


 



  • Appeals

  • Business Litigation

  • Construction Law

  • Debtor-Creditor Litigation

  • Debtor-Creditor Workouts

  • Enforcement of Creditors' Rights

  • Insurance Coverage

  • Legal Malpractice Defense

  • Long Term Care Facilities' Creditors' Rights



 


Laurie enjoys practicing law and takes great pride in being responsive and dependable to her clients.  Laurie's approach to representation is results-oriented with attention to detail. 

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Construction: 8%
  3. Business: 8%
  4. Contracts: 8%
  5. Insurance: 6%

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Contact info

Sussman Shank LLP

1000 SW Broadway #1400
Portland, OR, 97205-3066

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200707/16/2016
ORActive200107/16/2016
CAActive200105/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
RIsing Star, Business LitigationOregon Super Lawyers2015
Rising Star, Business LitigationOregon Super Lawyers2014
Rising Star, Business LitigationOregon Super Lawyers2013
Rising Star, Business LitigationOregon Super Lawyers2012
Rising Star, Business LitigationOregon Super Lawyers2011
Rising Star, Business LitigationOregon Super Lawyers2009
Young Lawyers Section Award of MeritMultnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Meals on WheelsN/A2012 - Present
Sussman Shank LLPChair, Community Service Group2007 - Present
Oregon State BarNewsletter Editorial Board, Debtor-Creditor SectionN/A
Oregon State BarLegal Ethics Committee2014 - 2014
Multnomah Bar AssociationChair, YOUthFILM Project Committee2008 - 2008
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember, YOUthFILM Project Committee2007 - 2009
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar AssociationProvisional Process, Civil Pleading and Practice CLE2006
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ConnecticutN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NACM NW SeminarOregon and Washington Lien Law2016
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2014
Sterling Education Service, Inc.Fundamentals of Washington Landlord-Tenant Law2013
NACM OregonWashington Lien Law and Bond Claims2012
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2009
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2008
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2007
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2006
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2005
NACM OregonOregon and Washington Construction Lien Law2004