Randall Poff

Collaborative Professionals of Washington

1500 NW Bethany Blvd Ste 340
Beaverton, Oregon 97006
United States
Office Phone: 503-241-3141
Member since 2008
Membership Type: IACP

Profession(s)

Lawyer, Mediator

I am a mediator and collaborative attorney (and "recovering" divorce trial lawyer).

"My primary goal is to help my clients get through a difficult time in their lives with the least amount of wasted time, emotional pain and unnecessary expense."

I opened my law office in 1978 and have been in solo practice ever since.

I am a Portland native, graduating from Portland State University and Lewis and Clark – Northwestern School of Law.

Rain doesn’t bother me and I still think the only “pro” sports team in town is the Trailblazers!

From my Beaverton office (just off Sunset Highway, US 26, at Cornell), I serve clients from throughout Oregon (Video/teleconference and after-hour meetings can be arranged).

Area(s) of Practice: Collaborative Law, Family Law, Mediation
License(s): ~Member, Oregon State Bar ~Also licensed in Federal District Courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Activities

~Secretary and founding member, Oregon Association of Collaborative Professionals, 2012 to present ~founding member, Bridges Collaborative Divorce Solutions, 2011 to present ~former delegate, Oregon State Bar House of Delegates ~former executive committee member, Oregon State Bar Sole & Small Firm Practitioners section

Undergraduate Education

Portland State University, BS (Economics) 1975

Postgraduate Education

Lewis & Clark College, Northwestern School of Law, JD 1978

Professional Education

Exceeds all required Continuing Legal Education hours for Oregon and Washington

Comments

I no longer do contested hearings, trials or last-minute settlements (I am a "recovering" divorce trial lawyer). Contested court proceedings can be great for lawyers, but even "winning" in court did not mean my clients’ goals were being achieved. I am convinced the “better way” is Collaborative Divorce (and its little sibling, Mediation)!