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 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 and chief financial office. 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.
Eric Wolfe is an associate attorney at the Oliveros Law Group. Mr. Wolfe was born and raised in the great state of Nevada in Reno. After high school, Eric attended the University of Nevada in Reno and earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. Knowing that he wanted to help people navigate the legal system, he then went to the University of Oregon law school to earn his Juris Doctorate. During his years studying, Eric worked in manufacturing and put himself through school. Since becoming an attorney, Mr. Wolfe has gained experience working in several areas of practice, he is knowledgeable in personal injury matters, wills and estate planning and criminal defense. He is passionate about wanting to help people and he takes a creative approach to building unique strategies for each individual client. When asked what he likes most about being an attorney, Mr. Wolfe states, “I am a blue-collar guy. I like helping people in my community and those that are often overlooked or underrepresented. I am a problem solver, and I love puzzles. Taking a creative approach to helping a client is much like solving a puzzle. Every matter is different and unique, just like our clients. I simply want to do my very best for each client.” When Eric is not working, he enjoys spending time with friends and family. Eric is an avid billiards player and has played in some leagues around town. He also enjoys working on motorcycles and engines. While Eric enjoys his hobbies and recreation, he is most passionate about helping people and that is why he is an invaluable team member at the Oliveros Law Group.
Wendy Melby is a Senior 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.” When Wendy is not working, she enjoys spending time with her partner and all their 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
Shanni Moore is a paralegal with the Oliveros Law Group. Ms. Moore was born in Baltimore, Maryland. As a youth Shanni and her family moved to Orange County, California, where she was raised. As a teen her family then moved to Seaside, Oregon where she graduated from High School. Ms. Moore then went on to earn her Associates degree in Paralegal studies. Shanni then went to work for the Department of Justice which she states was a career choice that launched her into a deeper understanding of how the law works and helped create a passion for wanting to help people. Her skill set and integrity is invaluable to her team and clients. When asked what she enjoys most about her new career with the Oliveros Law Group, she states, “It is a family here and everyone looks out for one another, and that includes the clients. The focus here is always on doing the best for the clients and their needs. I have never worked in a company with such a deep devotion to teamwork and client satisfaction. I know I am in the right organization.” Shanni has raised two boys, ages 20 and 22. They are a very close family and spend a lot of time together. Ms. Moore enjoys spending time in the outdoors and loves the Oregon Coast; however, her favorite activity is going on spontaneous road trips. She is absolutely passionate about jumping in a car and seeing where the road takes her. Shanni’s enthusiasm and work ethic, make her a most welcome teammate to the Oliveros Law Group.
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.” 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.