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Meet Steve

Steve was admitted to the Oregon bar in 1983 and has been in private practice since 1985. He provides high quality civil litigation and appeal services in the following subject matter areas:

  • Real estate disputes such as adverse possession, boundary line disputes, easements, trespass, timber trespass, inverse condemnation, commercial lease disputes, ejectments, FEDs.
  • Business disputes such as enforcement of non competes and protecting trade secrets.
  • Probate disputes such as will contests and fiduciary removal.
  • Separation
  • Divorce
  • Domestic partnership dissolution
  • Pre and post nuptial agreement enforcement and challenge
  • Spousal support
  • Property valuation and division
  • Custody
  • Parenting time
  • Child support
  • Domestic violence
  • Grandparent rights 
  • Modification
  • Paternity
  • Step-Parent Adoption 
  • Appeals
  • Select personal injury disputes such as spousal/domestic partner abuse, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and serious personal injury.

Steve has assembled a highly skilled team of professionals  that will  work together to accomplish the end result.



B.S with Honors, Philosophy - University of Oregon 1978

M.S. Philosophy - University of Utah 1980

J.D. - University of Oregon 1983


Practice Areas

Primarily handles cases in Lane and Douglas counties.


Steve's practice is limited to non-criminal proceedings, 

including Family Law and Appeals. 


Admitted to:

Oregon State Bar

US District Court (Oregon)

US Court of Appeals (9th Circuit)

US Tax Court


Professional Activities

Arbitrator, Mediator, Hearings Officer, 

FormerAdjunct Instructor for Pioneer Pacific College 

(Constitutional Law )