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Aaron Lohman

Aaron Lohman was born and raised in West Linn, Oregon. He received his Bachelor’s degree in the study of Linguistics from the University of Oregon in 2010, and went on to…

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Aaron Varhola

Aaron Varhola came to Kivel & Howard with 13 years of experience as a consumer bankruptcy practitioner, and is attuned to the concerns of individuals and small businesses with…

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Brian Jolly | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonBrian Jolly

As a partner at Kivel & Howard, Brian works with businesses in all phases of their maturity, from creation to mergers/acquisitions, including resolving internal and external disputes…

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Chamber Dorheim | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonChamber Dorheim

Chamber has been practicing family law in Oregon for over ten years. Her practice includes all areas of domestic relations and family law….

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Chris Connoyer | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonChristopher Cournoyer

Chris Cournoyer grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and served in the U.S. Navy before attending law school…

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Kivel & Howard attorney, Cynthia Croft

Cynthia Croft

Early in her career, Cynthia represented the city of Lincoln City, Oregon regarding various matters including civil and criminal litigation. Thereafter, for a period of 11 years…

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Devin Flynn | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonDevin Flynn

Devin E. Flynn, originally of Southern California, married an Oregon native who had little trouble convincing him of the Northwest’s superiority. Devin chose to attend Lewis & Clark Law School…

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Dirk Schouten | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonDirk Schouten

Dirk’s primary areas of focus are family law, advising small business, criminal law, and real estate litigation and transactions. His experience spans from criminal practice…

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Erica Menze

Erica currently focuses her practice on business transactions and debtor-creditor work. However, Erica has broad experience in many areas of the law from her previous bankruptcy practice…

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Gail Vore | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonGail Vore

Gail has worked in the legal field in the Pacific Northwest and abroad since 1985. Gail’s public service includes acting as Assistant District Attorney…

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Laura J. Larson

Laura J. Larson is originally from Chicago and attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She traveled to the Pacific Northwest to attend the Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law…

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Lizbeth A. Leathers | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonLizbeth A. Leathers

Lizbeth A. Leathers is originally from Ohio, where she attended the College of Wooster. After receiving her undergraduate degree, she moved to Oregon sight unseen…

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Lucy Kivel | Kivel & Howard Founding PrincipalLucy Kivel

Lucy Kivel is a founding principal and the Managing Partner of Kivel & Howard LLP. While Lucy has retired from the practice of law, current time at the office is focused largely on client relations…

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Paul Thompson | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonPaul Thompson

Paul hails from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he earned a Bachelors of Arts in Classical Studies. After graduating cum laude, he moved to California…

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Robert Schulhof | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonRobert Schulhof

Bob Schulhof grew up in the Midwest, attending college and law school before joining the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Bob served for over six years on active duty as an attorney for the Navy…

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Ryan Richardson | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonRyan Richardson

Ryan currently focuses his practice in the areas of business formation, intellectual property, and estate planning. Ryan is a native of Temecula, California…

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Scott Howard | Kivel & Howard Scott Howard

Scott Howard and his wife Lucy Kivel are the founding members of Kivel & Howard LLP, a Portland-based law firm. Kivel & Howard provide legal services to closely held businesses…

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Stefan FeuerherdtStefan Feuerherdt | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland Oregon

An attorney since 1992, Stefan’s professional experience has included both criminal and civil litigation, consumer law, collaborative family law…

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Office Administrator

 

Renae Amaya | Office Administrator for Kivel & HowardRenae Amaya

Renae Amaya brings to Kivel & Howard over 30 years’ experience in the legal industry. Renae motivates and encourages productivity while evaluating and balancing office procedures and workflow…

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