Practice Emphases

Family Law, Divorce, Asset Division

Professional Experience

Zach joined SK&H in August of 2019. Upon graduating law school, he clerked for the Honorable Judge Xiomara Y. Torres in the Multnomah County Circuit Court Family Law Department. He later clerked for Brownstein Rask LLP before joining our team. During law school, he cultivated experience in family law, divorce, and related areas while clerking for The Commons Law Center and St. Andrew Legal Clinic. He also served as a Certified Law Clerk appearing in court for the Oregon Department of Justice Child Advocacy Section.

Zach grew up in the Portland area before experiencing life in other parts of North and South America. He chose both to move back to and attend law school in Oregon because of his love for the state and desire to practice law in service of Oregon’s varied communities.

 

Education

Walla Walla University, College Place, WA – B.S. Business Administration; B.A. Spanish, Cum Laude – 2015

Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, OR – Juris Doctorate – 2018

Professional Activities

Zach is an active member in the Oregon State Bar, the Deschutes County Bar Association, and Bend Young Professionals. In law school, he served as President of Lewis & Clark Law School’s Family Law Society.

Community Involvement

Zach serves as a mentor for Lewis & Clark Law School’s Mentor Program and is a leader within the young adult community in his church.

Interests

Zach is a lifelong fan of the Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Mariners, and Oregon Ducks. He also follows the New York Jets and Giants – demonstrating unshakable perseverance through their inevitable futility.  He enjoys hiking, camping, climbing, poetry, comedy, team sports, fantasy football, skiing, karate, quality memes, and exploring the Bend community.