Our clients come to us for our skills, experience, and established credibility in the court room. They appreciate the in-depth personal attention we deliver to them and their legal issues.Each dedicated member of our legal team is committed to helping you make solid decisions that balances the cost and risk of each case.
The attorneys of Oliveros Law Group PC, a proven law firm with offices in Clackamas and Beaverton, represent clients throughout Portland and across Oregon including Multnomah County, Clackamas County, and Washington County, and communities such as Milwaukie, Gladstone, Oregon City, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville, Gresham, and Sandy.
Depending on your specific situation, a legal misstep could damage your financial stability and prospects, harm your family, and even cost you your freedom. We urge you to contact our Clackamas firm and arrange a free, helpful, and informative consultation to begin exploring options and solutions that work for you.
Original founder of the Oliveros Law Group, Gregory Paul Oliveros is a native Oregonian and passionate supporter of this great state. Mr. Oliveros has a deep commitment to his community. From his involvement with his children’s extracurricular activities during their youth, to being an active community leader in various capacities over the years. Mr. Oliveros continues to look for ways that his law firm can support his local community. However, it’s in his work as an attorney in which Mr. Oliveros is most passionate. When asked what differentiates himself from other attorneys, Mr. Oliveros states,
“Energy and Vision! Outside of the box thinking and new ideas on how to approach each individual client is why our success rate is so high. It’s important to bring a can-do-attitude to each one of our clients, as that builds trust and allows us to work together to build a plan that gets our clients to their goal.”
Mr. Oliveros has extensive educational credentials. In 1973, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and worked in the Portland Public School District until 1987. His last five years he was the assistant principle of Humboldt Elementary. During this time, Mr. Oliveros earned two Masters Degrees from Portland State University, both in education fields of study. Finally, he earned his Juris Doctorate in Law from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1990 and began his practice in 1991. Greg is constantly thinking about how to serve his clients better and how best to ease their burdens.
Mr. Oliveros has actively worked as a criminal defense lawyer for over fifteen years now. Criminal defense, family law and personal injury are focus areas of practice for Mr. Oliveros and his firm. His success rate is why new clients consistently seek Mr. Oliveros out for counsel. Mr. Oliveros has also been a member of the Family Law Section of the Oregon State Bar.
“In growing my law firm over the years, I have always believed it is important to stay sharp and forward thinking for the benefit of my past, current and future clients. We are always learning. Remember it’s not always what we know, but what we do. That is the value that we bring to each client.”
Mr. Oliveros carries on these philosophies in his home life as well. He and his wife Gina have been married since 1984. They have three children and three granddaughters. Mr. Oliveros enjoys spending time with family and loves to travel with his wife when time allows. His commitment to leadership and client relations is what has made the Oliveros Law Group a premiere law firm in the Clackamas and greater Portland, Oregon area.
One of the Oliveros Law group’s most prominent Attorneys, William Clarence Knox, III was born and raised in the Hampton Rhodes area of the great southern state of Virginia. He is also the firm’s most active community volunteer. Mr. Knox serves as a Board member to the Clackamas Service Center and Parkrose Community Foundation. He is the past President of the Clackamas County Bar Association and sits on the CLE committee of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Knox is the past President of the Rotary Club of Clackamas and remains an active member. When asked about his community involvement, Mr. Knox states,
“At an early age my parents instilled in me the importance of giving back to my community. As early as childhood I have always been engaged in community volunteering and service. That desire to give back to my community has continued into my adult life and I am thankful for that.”
Mr. Knox’s interests are quite diverse. While in high school he was actively involved with the Chesapeake Volunteer Fire Department and Boy Scouts of America where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Mr. Knox continued serving his community by joining and becoming a sworn auxiliary police officer with the Virginia Beach Police Department. As a police officer Mr. Knox primarily worked out of the department’s resort oceanfront precinct, with a concentration in basic law enforcement and traffic collision investigations.
Mr. Knox’s educational credentials are exemplary. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science in 1985. In 1993, Mr. Knox decided to move Portland, Oregon to be closer to his family. In 1995 Mr. Knox was married to Lee Anne and later adopted her daughter April. In 1997 Mr. Knox decided to follow a lifelong dream, and he entered law school at Willamette University’s College of Law. While in law school Mr. Knox earned awards for his trial skills and he was a member of the school’s Law Review. Admitted to practice law in Oregon and Washington in 2000, Mr. Knox now focuses his practice in personal injury, criminal defense and domestic relations. Mr. Knox’s dedication to his clients is based on his philosophy that he is there to help his clients who are often in difficult and unfamiliar situations through no fault of their own.
“My approach is to listen to each one of my client’s individual circumstances and to advocate on their behalf to achieve their goals.”
Mr. Knox has such a passion for helping in the community in so many ways. It’s no surprise that between his practice and various community commitments he is also an adjunct professor at Warner Pacific College. He teaches at all three levels of higher adult learning. He teaches law classes at the associates degree level, to various law classes at both the bachelor and master degree levels. In what little spare time Mr. Knox has, he dedicates to his family. It is these qualities and level of character that make Mr. Knox an invaluable asset to the Oliveros Law Group.
Louren Oliveros is a board certified civil trial lawyer and member of the National Board of Trial Advocacy (ABA accredited) and holds an associate member rank with the American Board of Trial Advocacy. Louren has the highest rating for legal and ethical excellence by Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent. Louren also graduated from the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. She was recently honored to accept an appointment to serve on the New Mexico Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Committee (2015) and she served on the New Mexico Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee (2014/2015). Louren is a member of the American Association for Justice, ABA Women Rainmakers Committee, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Louren’s philosophy is to put hard work and heart in all that she does. She is known to take on tough cases and fight for her clients. She has taken over 20 cases to trial before juries in criminal and civil courts
Christopher P. Lachmann is The Oliveros Law Group Managing Director. He came to the firm in early 2017 after working with Mr. Oliveros for 4 years in a consultative role. Mr. Lachmann has a diverse background working in executive management and operational roles. Ultimately, his focus is to increase revenue and profitability, a skill set Mr. Lachmann has successfully taken with him to a handful of companies over the last 20 years. When asked about his approach to growing a law firm he states,
“The life blood of any business is the customers. Same with a law firm. Each client must be given the very same level of respect and priority as the next. Raising the bar on client relationships is how great reputations are built.”
Mr. Lachmann spent 11 years working in the alcoholic beverage industry, specializing in executive growth plans for profitability along with aiding in government compliancy. For the next 9 years, he worked in digital marketing at the executive and consultative level. His overall creative thinking, intuition and persistence is why his success rate is so high. Mr. Lachmann’s enthusiasm and passion for supporting his co-workers in helping people, is considered an asset at The Oliveros Law Group.
The Oliveros Law Group’s newest Senior Paralegal, Georgia M. Petrie was born in the great state of California in Glendale. Ms. Petrie was the youngest of 4 children, with three older brothers. She began to show interest in becoming an attorney when she got involved in a high school program called, Youth & Government. This program peaked her interest and she continued on this path all the way to Law school, where she successfully graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law with her Juris Doctorate in May of 1995. Currently Georgia is process to become licensed attorney in Oregon.
Ms. Petrie developed a passion for practicing family law and criminal law. Over the years she has helped countless families and became an active community member. Ms. Petrie has a strong commitment to her community. In California, prior to her move to Oregon, she was a member of Kiwanis International, and served as the past president and past Lt. Governor. She was a board member of the Alameda Chamber of Commerce for 7 years and a board member for Alameda Family Services for 9 years, where she was able to do hands on work with the families she was helping. When asked what she loves most about practicing, she stated,
“I love protecting children! Children really have the hardest time with divorce. I like helping parents do right by their kids. It’s important, and in the long run it’s better for everyone involved.”
Outside of her career, Ms. Petrie enjoys spending time with her daughter, family and friends. She is a certified scuba diver and has had the opportunity to dive in several of the best dive spots in the world. She grew up skiing and still loves to snow ski when she has time. Ms. Petrie is a welcome addition to the Oliveros Law Group and to the clients we serve.
Myra Walker is a top-rated Paralegal at The Oliveros Law Group. Born in Spokane, Washington, and raised in Oregon, Mrs. Walker came to the firm in early 2014. And she has proven to be an invaluable key player within the team dynamic. Spending 28 years in the hospitality industry managing and coordinating special events planning, staffing and events logistics, it makes perfect sense that she would thrive in a law firm. Mrs. Walker decided to return to school as an adult looking to change careers. In 2000, she returned to school and completed her degree program and became a paralegal. Her skill set is second to none, with high-level abilities in multi-tasking, organizational management and cross functional training. These skills are a huge attribute to the firm’s success. When asked about her career, Mrs. Walker states,
“I love the work! I love the people I work with and my team. But most importantly, there is no greater feeling than knowing that you’ve helped someone in the community. I try to bring that same level of care to each new client.”
Mrs. Walked has been married for 43 years. She has 2 sons, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading mystery novels and visiting with friends. Mrs. Walker has a real passion for her work and this is why the Oliveros Law Groups is so lucky to have her on the team.
Wendy Melby is a legal assistant at the Oliveros Law Group. Her ability to perform at a high level of productivity and fluidly between teams and cases makes her an invaluable member of the team. Mrs. Melby came to the firm in 2015. Prior to that she spent 19 years, raising her family. She was an active parent volunteering in the Clackamas county school district and staying involved with all 3 of her children. She also worked with her husband building a successful construction company. The family business is still successful and Mrs. Melby’s oldest son is now helping run the business. Wanting to get back out and start a second career, she came to work at the Oliveros Law Group. She is passionate about her career and the work the firm does on behalf of all its clients. She states,
“The people make The Oliveros Group great! Every time one of our attorneys wins a case, it’s a win for the whole team. I really like knowing that I was a part of that success on behalf of the client. It feels good knowing you’re helping others.”
When Mrs. Melby is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family. On weekends, you can find her and her husband, going to see live music, hiking or at home with their children. Her commitment to her career, the people she helps and her professional drive, have made her an invaluable part of The Oliveros Law Group
The Oliveros Law Group’s most recent team addition is Allison McIntyre. She was born and raised in Oregon and has a great love for her home state. After spending 22 years working in medical offices at the administrative and management level, Mrs. McIntyre wanted to change careers. With a deep interest in the law, she went back to school and earned her degree and certificate as a paralegal. Coupled with her advanced understanding of administrative processes, attention to detail and organization skills, she has proven to be a true team asset. When asked about her career change, Mrs. McIntyre states,
“I enjoyed working in an industry focused on helping others. The shift into the legal profession felt like a greater commitment to being in front of those that need help. Working in a law offices allows me to experience a greater variety of work and a new team dynamic.”
Mrs. McIntyre and her husband have 4 children. As a family, they enjoy hiking and camping together. She is excited about her new career in the legal profession and looks forward to continued learning. Mrs. McIntyre’s level of enthusiasm and eagerness to assist clients is why the Oliveros Law Group is thrilled she is on the team.