As a Real Estate and Land Use attorney, Margaret represents individuals and entities in a wide variety of real property transactions, including acquisitions, sales, and leases of land and buildings. She also works with developers and individuals on various types of land use applications, ranging from vacations and variances to comprehensive plan amendments and zone change applications. Margaret regularly represents clients before regulatory agencies, at hearings, and on appeal.
Margaret is passionate about working with clients to meet their goals. She enjoys working collaboratively with other stakeholders to develop solutions that meet her client’s needs without causing unnecessary delays or complications during a transaction.
Margaret graduated from Willamette University with a Juris Doctorate, cum laude, and a certificate in business law. While in law school Margaret worked for the Oregon Department of Justice, General Counsel Division, and Mentor Graphics Corporation as well as serving as the Editor in Chief of the Willamette Journal of International Law and Dispute Resolution. Prior to law school, Margaret attended the University of Oregon where she received Bachelor of Science degrees in History, Political Science, and Religious Studies after which she served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Kingdom of Swaziland.