Susan is an associate in the Family Law group. She has extensive experience in divorce, child custody, child support, domestic violence and adoption matters and is a certified mediator.
Susan has served in a variety of leadership roles for the Oregon State Bar and other legal organizations. She served on the Queen’s Bench (Portland Chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers) Board for several years, in various leadership positions, including President. Susan served in the Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, on the Multnomah Bar Association Equality Committee and on the Oregon State Bar Pro Bono Committee.
Susan approaches each matter with honesty and compassion. She listens closely to her clients to ensure a deep understanding of their needs and believes in treating all clients and colleagues with respect and integrity.
Susan has done significant pro bono work for domestic violence victims, volunteering for Legal Aid of Oregon and for victims in Washington. She is an active member of the community and volunteered for several years at Parkrose High School in Portland, Oregon as a coach for the Constitutional Law “We the People” team, winning unit awards with two different teams of students.
Susan received her bachelors from Washington State University, and her masters from Oregon State University. She graduated from University of Oregon School of Law.
In addition to spending time with her family, Susan enjoys gardening, writing and training for triathlons.
- University of Oregon School of Law, J.D.
- Oregon State University, M.A.
- Washington State University, B.A.
- Washington State Bar Association
- Oregon State Bar Association
- California State Bar Association
- Snohomish County Bar Association
- King County Bar Association