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Herb assisted in founding the Family Mediation Center in the early 1980s and the public interest law firm The Divorce Law Center. He served on the Oregon Family Law Legal Services Commission. Herb has been a presenter at numerous continuing education programs concerning mediation and other family law issues.

Scott and Herb sat on the first Multnomah County Family Law Rules Subcommittee to establish what are now the Supplemental Local Rules for Multnomah County Family Court processes. The committee designed the first mandatory mediation system in Oregon. They have continued to support rule and law changes to enhance the use of ADR in Oregon. Herb was a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and was recognized by Oregon Super Lawyers (www.superlawyers.com).

Herb is available to clients solely as a mediator or arbitrator. He is not engaged in the private practice of law (client representation).

Contact Herb at Herb@s-jt.com.

Education:
BA History University of California at Berkeley 1970
JD University of Michigan Law School 1973
Admitted Oregon State Bar 1973
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Certified Reference Judge and Arbitrator (Multnomah County)
Oregon Super Lawyers (Family Law): 2008-2011
Memberships: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (Certified), Oregon State Bar, Board Member, Family and Juvenile Law Section; Multnomah County Bar Association; American Bar Association; Oregon Mediation Association, Oregon Family Law Practitioners
Member, Oregon Family Law Legal Services Commission (1998-1999)

Multnomah County Juvenile Court Referee
Volunteer Lawyer: Legal Aid Services of Oregon Pro Se Assistance Project, 2004 - 2010.
Consultant/advisor: The Divorce Clinic (1975)
Consultant/advisor: The Family Mediation Center (1976)
Author: Marriage and Family Law in Oregon (Self-counsel series, 1980)
Adjunct Faculty, Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College (Instructor: Family Law)
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Planner or presenter at Continuing Education Programs:
Oregon State Bar Family Law, 2009; Oregon American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Oregon Chapter: Malpractice Seminar, 2004; Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund: Learning the Ropes, 2003 and 2004; Oregon Law Institute Programs: Protecting the Rights of the Child, 2002; New Perspectives on Family Law, 1997; The Cost Effective Divorce, 1996; Oregon Judicial Department, State Family Law Advisory Committee, First Annual Family Law Conference, 1999