Dirk Schouten

Dirk Schouten | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonPractice Areas

Family Law, Small Business, Criminal Law, Real Estate Litigation and Transactions

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 working for the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office, to solo practice working with families and small businesses, to representing major lending institutions in real-estate litigation.

Dirk graduated from Lewis & Clark Law School, earning a certificate in criminal law, and joined the Oregon Bar in 2011. Prior to law school, Dirk received both a BS in Philosophy and a BFA in Fine Art from Oregon State University before returning to his hometown of Portland in 2008. In his spare time, Dirk can be found spending time with his family and working on numerous art or design projects.

Bar Admissions


Lewis & Clark Law School

Portland, Oregon
Juris Doctor, 2011

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
Bachelor of Science, Philosophy
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fine Art