Our clients come to us for our skills, experience, and established credibility in the court room. They appreciate the in-depth personal attention we deliver to them and their legal issues.Each dedicated member of our legal team is committed to helping you make solid decisions that balances the cost and risk of each case.
The attorneys of Oliveros Law Group PC, a proven law firm with offices in Clackamas and Beaverton, represent clients throughout Portland and across Oregon including Multnomah County, Clackamas County, and Washington County, and communities such as Milwaukie, Gladstone, Oregon City, Lake Oswego, West Linn, Wilsonville, Gresham, and Sandy.
Depending on your specific situation, a legal misstep could damage your financial stability and prospects, harm your family, and even cost you your freedom. We urge you to contact our Clackamas firm and arrange a free, helpful, and informative consultation to begin exploring options and solutions that work for you.
Original founder of the Oliveros Law Group, Gregory Paul Oliveros is a native Oregonian and passionate supporter of this great state. Mr. Oliveros has a deep commitment to his community. From his involvement with his children’s extracurricular activities during their youth, to being an active community leader in various capacities over the years. Mr. Oliveros continues to look for ways that his law firm can support his local community. However, it’s in his work as an attorney in which Mr. Oliveros is most passionate. When asked what differentiates himself from other attorneys, Mr. Oliveros states,
“Energy and Vision! Outside of the box thinking and new ideas on how to approach each individual client is why our success rate is so high. It’s important to bring a can-do-attitude to each one of our clients, as that builds trust and allows us to work together to build a plan that gets our clients to their goal.”
Mr. Oliveros has extensive educational credentials. In 1973, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and worked in the Portland Public School District until 1987. His last five years he was the assistant principle of Humboldt Elementary. During this time, Mr. Oliveros earned two Masters Degrees from Portland State University, both in education fields of study. Finally, he earned his Juris Doctorate in Law from Lewis & Clark Law School in 1990 and began his practice in 1991. Greg is constantly thinking about how to serve his clients better and how best to ease their burdens. Mr. Oliveros has actively worked as a criminal defense lawyer for over twenty five-years now. Criminal defense, family law and personal injury are focus areas of practice for Mr. Oliveros and his firm. His success rate is why new clients consistently seek Mr. Oliveros out for counsel. Mr. Oliveros has also been a member of the Family Law Section of the Oregon State Bar.
“In growing my law firm over the years, I have always believed it is important to stay sharp and forward thinking for the benefit of my past, current and future clients. We are always learning. Remember it’s not always what we know, but what we do. That is the value that we bring to each client.”
Mr. Oliveros carries on these philosophies in his home life as well. He and his wife Gina have been married since 1984. They have three children and three granddaughters and one great grandson. Mr. Oliveros enjoys spending time with family and loves to travel with his wife when time allows. His commitment to leadership and client relations is what has made the Oliveros Law Group a premiere law firm in the Clackamas and greater Portland, Oregon area.
Louren Oliveros is a board certified civil trial lawyer and member of the National Board of Trial Advocacy (ABA accredited) and holds an associate member rank with the American Board of Trial Advocacy. Louren has the highest rating for legal and ethical excellence by Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent. Louren also graduated from the prestigious Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College. She was recently honored to accept an appointment to serve on the New Mexico Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Committee (2015) and she served on the New Mexico Supreme Court Rules of Evidence Committee (2014/2015). Louren is a member of the American Association for Justice, ABA Women Rainmakers Committee, New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association and the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
Louren’s philosophy is to put hard work and heart in all that she does. She is known to take on tough cases and fight for her clients. She has taken over 20 cases to trial before juries in criminal and civil courts
Christopher P. Lachmann is The Oliveros Law Group Managing Director. He came to the firm in early 2017 after working with Mr. Oliveros for 4 years in a consultative role. Mr. Lachmann has a diverse background working in executive management and operational roles. Ultimately, his focus is to increase revenue and profitability, a skill set Mr. Lachmann has successfully taken with him to a handful of companies over the last 20 years. When asked about his approach to growing a law firm he states,
“The life blood of any business is the customers. Same with a law firm. Each client must be given the very same level of respect and priority as the next. Raising the bar on client relationships is how great reputations are built.”
Mr. Lachmann spent 11 years working in the alcohol beverage industry, specializing in executive growth plans for profitability along with aiding in government compliancy. For the next 9 years, he worked in digital marketing at the executive and consultative level. His overall creative thinking, intuition and persistence is why his success rate is so high. Mr. Lachmann’s enthusiasm and passion for supporting his co-workers in helping people, is considered an asset at The Oliveros Law Group.
John W. Neidig is one of Oregon’s most prominent criminal defense attorney’s. He is Of Councel, retired, to the Oliveros Law Group and a great asset to our clients. Mr. Neidig was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and at a very young age moved and was raised in Orlando, Florida. John began his education at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and became a community volunteer with VISTA. He then moved to Oregon to finish his Bachelor of Arts in American Studies at Reed College. John then began his first career in the residential real estate industry. While helping raise his family with his wife Barbara and working full time, John decided he wanted to pursue a career in law and went back to school. He graduated from Lewis & Clark with Juris Doctorate. He then began private practice with a sole focus on Criminal defense in 1988. Over the course of 30 years he has built a thriving practice, managing clients traffic tickets to murder cases and everything in-between. When asked, why are you so passionate about criminal defense? Mr. Neidig states:
“Every individual American has their constitutional rights. It is my job to ensure that no government official or institution ever infringes upon those rights and that each one of my clients, is treated fairly and with the respect they deserve.”
John is passionate about getting successful results for his clients and it shows in his track record. Mr. Neidig and Greg Oliveros met almost 30 years ago. Through casual association in the court room, to working on cases together, these two attorneys developed a positive working relationship that has proven to bring more success to their clients. They continue to work together on tough criminal defense cases and clients always feel an advantage to having them as a team. Mr. Neidig has been married to his wife Barbara for 30 years and they have raised two children together. Their children are now adults, Harper their son and Cecile their daughter. John is a passionate sailor. He owns a large competition style sail boat that he races and sails for leisure on the Columbia river. John and his wife’s favorite past time though, is getting together with friends and sharing food and drink and making great memories. The Oliveros Law Group consistently looks to find the best ways to help represent its clients, John Neidig’s expertise is why he is of counsel to the firm.
Katherine Lubiani is an associate attorney with the Oliveros Law Group. She was born and raised in Memphis Tennessee. Ms. Lubiani attended the University of Memphis and earned a Bachelors degree in International studies. After graduation, Ms. Lubiani was looking at law schools and chose the University of Oregon to be her school of choice. During her studies she earned a Masters degree in Conflict and Dispute Resolution along side her Juris Doctorate, Law Degree. Katherine has always had a passion for wanting to work for and help people. She has found that the legal arena is a great place to apply that passion. When asked, what is the most rewarding aspect of practicing law? Ms. Lubiani states:
“I always strive for a successful outcome for my clients. Getting the best results and making sure my clients know my level of dedication has become the most rewarding aspect of my career.”
Since moving to Oregon, Katherine has found several hobbies she enjoys. On weekends she enjoys visiting Oregon vineyards with friends as well as site-seeing. Her favorite activities though, are going to see live music and spending time exploring the city of Portland. Katherine’s dedication to her clients and her team are a true asset to the Oliveros Law Group.
Nik Yanchar was born and raised in the great state of Ohio. He graduated from the University of Toledo in 2004 in Paralegal Studies. From there he worked in various firms until he made the decision to go to law school in 2008 to pursue a career as an attorney. In 2011, Mr. Yanchar graduated from the Western Michigan Thomas Cooley Law School with honors, and then continued his education and received an LL.M. in Gay Rights Law. During his time at law school, he was a two-time winner of a school-wide litigation competition, while also participating in Moot Court and ADR competitions and groups. Mr. Yanchar became licensed in the State of Oregon in 2012, and always focused in the areas of employment discrimination, personal injury, and he has done other areas such as family law. When asked about what is most rewarding about his career with the Oliveros Law Group, Mr. Yanchar states,
“I truly enjoy working for my clients. We are a results driven firm and I enjoy working out a plan with my clients to achieve the results that are best for them, individually. I love that our firm provides a strong team atmosphere that allows our team to work together on behalf of all our clients.”
Mr. Yanchar has a strong focus to help and support the LGBTQ+ community. Being part of the community himself, he finds it more important than ever that everyone works towards the equality of all Oregonians, and Americans, in pursuing the equal treatment in all areas of the law, privileges and protections that the law should afford us, and to hold those that seek to destroy equality accountable for their actions. Mr. Yanchar enjoys working out, spending time with friends and family and is a huge Cleveland Indians baseball fan. His winning attitude and positive energy have helped many clients and is why he is such an asset to the Oliveros Law Group.
In his free time he enjoys going to the gym, playing sports, cooking and baking, and a huge Marvel/DC fan.
Wendy Melby is a Paralegal at the Oliveros Law Group. Her ability to perform at a high level of productivity and fluidity between cases makes her an invaluable member of the team. Wendy came to the firm in 2015. Prior to that she worked in construction management, while raising her children. She was an active parent volunteering in the Clackamas county school district and staying involved with all 3 of her children. She has brought a great deal of leadership and organization to the team through priority and case management. She is passionate about her career and the work the firm does on behalf of all its clients. She states, “The people make The Oliveros Law Group great! Every time one of our attorneys wins a case, it’s a win for the whole team. I really like knowing that I was a part of that success on behalf of the client. It feels good knowing you’re helping others.” View More When Wendy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her children. On weekends, you can find her going hiking, antiquing, or at home with her children. Her commitment to her career, the people she helps and her professional drive, have made her an invaluable part of The Oliveros Law Group
Allison McIntyre is the Oliveros Law Group’s senior paralegal for both Criminal Law and Family Law and paralegal to Mr Oliveros. She was born and raised in Oregon and has a great love for her home state. After spending 22 years working in medical offices at the administrative and management level, Mrs. McIntyre wanted to change careers. With a deep interest in the law, she went back to school and earned her degree and certificate as a paralegal. Coupled with her advanced understanding of administrative processes, attention to detail and organization skills, she has proven to be a true team asset. When asked about her career change, Mrs. McIntyre states, View More “I enjoyed working in an industry focused on helping others. The shift into the legal profession felt like a greater commitment to being in front of those that need help. Working in a law offices allows me to experience a greater variety of work and a new team dynamic.” Mrs. McIntyre and her husband have 4 children. As a family, they enjoy hiking and camping together. She is excited about her new career in the legal profession and looks forward to continued learning. Mrs. McIntyre’s level of enthusiasm and eagerness to assist clients is why the Oliveros Law Group is thrilled she is on the team.
Ashley Cavallero is the Oliveros Law Group’s Legal Assistant. Mrs. Cavallero was born and raised in Oregon and graduated from Reynolds High School in Troutdale. After high school she began working for Fred Meyer in customer service and continued that path. Ashley met Louis Cavallero in high school and shortly after graduation they married. Louis joined the United States Navy and is still proudly serving his country. She came to the Oliveros Law Group in July of 2018 and has proven to be a true team player. She has excelled at her position and her high-level customer service skills have proven to be an asset, both with clients and with her teammates. When asked about her first job in a law firm, Mrs. Cavallero states, View More “I really like that I work in an organization so focused on helping people. My teammates are great and always eager to help me. I have not experienced that dedication in the past. It’s like coming to work with family every day. I feel lucky to have found a home with the Oliveros Law Group.” Ashley enjoys several hobbies, which include baking, reading and spending time with family. Ashley and her husband also have two dogs, a German Shepherd and a Husky. Ashley’s enthusiasm and work ethic are a welcome addition to the Oliveros Law Firm.
Aaron Agnello is currently a legal assistant to the Oliveros Law Group. He came to the firm in early August of 2018 and has proven himself to be a great asset to the team. Aaron grew up in Wisconsin and then followed his family to the Pacific Northwest and graduated high school from Washougal High in 2011. Aaron then set down some roots in Oregon in 2013 where he began thinking about his future in the legal industry. Mr. Agnello is currently enrolled in Rasmussen College where he is studying to be a paralegal. He will graduate in 2019 with an Associates in paralegal studies and will then become a full-time paralegal with the Oliveros Law Group. When asked what he enjoys most about working with the firm he states, View More “I love getting to work with a tightknit team. I enjoy getting to interact with clients and the attorneys, and It’s nice to know I am considered a part of the team helping out. It’s a very rewarding feeling and I am gaining the experience I have always wanted.” When Aaron is not studying he enjoys rock climbing, hiking and playing video games. He also enjoys working out to maintain his physical fitness and lives by a regimented work out schedule. Aaron spends his weekends studying and making time for friends and family.
Melissa Silva is the Administrative Assistant to Mr. Lachmann and the Client Services Representative for the Oliveros Law Group. She was born in North Carolina and moved a lot due to her father’s military career. Her family moved to Oregon in 2000 and she graduated high school in 2004 from Gresham High School. Along with her experience as a stay at home parent to her children, Melissa has extensive experience working in customer service and sales. Her time with the Oliveros Law Group has proven her to be an invaluable part of our team. When asked about her career in the legal industry, Ms. Silva states, “I love my team. I love being able to help my coworkers on a variety of different tasks and projects. I know that the work I do to assist helps our clients and that makes me feel really good about what we are doing here.” View More Ms. Silva has 2 children and enjoys spending time with them. Both children are involved with their swim teams. They also enjoy movies and reading books as a family. She is excited about her new career in the legal profession and looks forward to continued learning. Melissa brings a lot of great work ethic and positive energy to the table and her eagerness to succeed is a great addition to the Oliveros Law Group.
Pierre Sabagh is the Oliveros Law Group’s Law Clerk. Mr. Sabagh was born and raised in the great state of Michigan. His mother and father have three sons of which Pierre is the oldest. He grew up working in his family’s business, working closely with his father. He then went to college at Arizona State University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a minor in International studies. Mr. Sabagh then entered law school at Lewis and Clark, where he is currently studying for his Juris Doctorate. He is also the Vice president of the Business Law Society. Currently, Mr. Sabagh is clerking for both the personal injury and employment law teams at Oliveros Law Group. When asked what he values most about his work, he states,
“This firm is like a big family. I love getting to work with people I truly value and respect, but more importantly, I like that our team always places priority on the clients. We work as a team to provide the best service for our clients. That is what is most rewarding for me.”
Pierre is a huge sports fan. Growing up in Michigan, he is a huge Detroit Red Wings fan and loves the sport of hockey. Pierre enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is a ‘foodie” and loves going to new restaurants. He also enjoys hiking and engaging in outdoor activities. Mr. Sabagh is a valued asset and continues to bring a great energy to his team every day.