Representative Work

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Klipsun Vineyards water rights

Successfully renegotiated a water right permit with Washington Department of Ecology to facilitate sale, expansion and replanting of Red Mountain AVA vineyard.

Location: Benton County, Washington

Del Rio Vineyards v. Jackson County

Successfully resolved a land use conflict between neighboring agricultural and industrial operations in southern Oregon. Prevailed before the Oregon Court of Appeals and Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals twice. 263 Or App 406; LUBA No. 2014-054; LUBA 2015-104

Location: Jackson County, OR

Hawks View Winery

Assisted Willamette Valley winery with ownership transition and land use permitting for facility expansion.

Washington County, Oregon

Cannabis Business Development

Represented a southern Oregon cannabis business in conversion of a historic timber mill to a cannabis production facility, including business agreements, property management, and Oregon Liquor Control Commission licensing.

Location: Curry County, Oregon

Waverly Marina Association

Successfully challenged Oregon Department of State Lands permitting decisions before an administrative law judge. OAH Case No. 1403630

Location: Portland, Oregon

Agricultural Business Sale

Assisted a family farming enterprise with water rights and other property issues in the sale of diversified Willamette Valley farming operations.

Location: Polk County, Oregon

Friends of Yamhill County v. Yamhill County

Represented a winery in defending a conditional use permitting process for winery facilities and activities on farmland. Prevailed before the Oregon Court of Appeals, Land Use Board of Appeals, Land Conservation and Development Commission, and Yamhill County Board of Commissioners. 255 Or App 636 (2013)

Location: Yamhill County, Oregon