Paul Heatherman graduated from Willamette Univ. College of Law in 1993, where he was an editor of the Law Review. He clerked for the Honorable Paul De Muniz at the Oregon Court of Appeals, from 1993-95. He began his private practice in Bend in 1995 and specializes in real estate, business, construction and litigation.
Paul is published in
Oregon State Bar Real Estate Manual for Lawyers
Oregon State Bar Damages Manual for Lawyers
Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor Section Newsletter
Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Magazine
Co-author of the Oregon Lawyers' Manual on eviction law in Oregon
and has lectured on various legal topics on the state and local level.
Paul is a former governor of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. He is currently in his third year on the Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Trial Panel, which presides over cases involving formal accusations of ethical violations amongst attorneys. For three years, he was on the Oregon State Bar Procedures and Practice Committee, which reviews and proposes improvements to laws that govern litigation.
Paul Heatherman has represented Oregon Legal Services (Legal Aid) for five years. His duties involve litigation services to protect those in poverty from consumer fraud schemers, unscrupulous landlords, and others who exploit the disadvantaged.
Paul has volunteered as a special deputy district attorney for Deschutes County, in which he has prosecuted defendants in 13 jury trials.
Paul has also served as a board member and officer of the Growing Tree Children's Center, Inc., for over five years. The Growing Tree is a non-profit day care and preschool that has served Bend for over 20 years, and has 25 employees. Paul provided legal counsel, helped negotiate, and arranged for financing in the Growing Tree's successful efforts in 1999 to purchase its 5000 square foot facility.
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