Memberships & Awards

OSB Wallace P. Carson Jr. Award for Judicial Excellence, 2010

  • An award given each year by the Oregon State Bar to a Federal or State court judge in recognition of “the best and brightest among Oregon’s judiciary . . . a model of professionalism, integrity and judicial independence.”

OSB President’s Public Service Award, 1995

Council on Court Procedures, 1997–2009

Oregon Bench and Bar Commission on Professionalism, 1999-present (Chair, 2004)

Oregon State Bar

  • ADR Section, Executive Committee (2014-present)
  • Leadership College Advisory Board (2008-11)
  • House of Delegates (1996-98)
  • Civil Procedure and Practice Committee (1992-95; Chair, 1995)
  • Local Professional Responsibility Committee (1984-87)

Multnomah County Bar CLE Committee

Co-Founder and President, Deatherage American Inns of Court, 2011–2013

Admitted to Practice:

  • Oregon State Bar
  • US District Court
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals