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South of Portland Paralegals -CLE and Social

  • 19 Apr 2017
  • 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Bittner & Hahs, P.C., 4949 Meadows Rd, Suite 260, Lake Oswego, OR


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South of Portland Paralegals (SOPP)

CLE and Social


5:30 – 6:30  pm for the CLE

6:00 – 7:00 pm social and light refreshments


Overview of Current Landlord/Tenant/Eviction Issues Including:

1.     VAWA (Violence Against Women Act).  Compliance with Federal housing protections that apply to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking

2.     Portland Ordinance on Landlord/Tenant issues – A no-cause eviction or increase in rent can result in landlords having to pay the tenant’s relocation costs ranging from $2,900 and $4,500

3.     Writs of Execution – Lockouts – Compliance will avoid refusal of Sheriff refusing to serve


Leah C. Sykes will discuss VAWA and issues with the Portland Ordinance.  Leah is an attorney with Bittner & Hahs, P.C., was born and raised in Canada, received her JD from Lewis and Clark College, and her areas of practice in the tri-county area place emphasis on landlord/tenant law and civil litigation.

Theresa Petty will discuss the issues with Writs of Execution.  Theresa is a paralegal with Bittner & Hahs, P.C In her free time, she enjoys riding with her husband on their 1967 Triumph motorcycle, and spending time with her daughter.

Contact: Diane L. Thompson (Chair SOPP Chapter), Phone: 503-971-245-8020 or 503-407-4775

Please register at:  https://opa11.wildapricot.org/event-2499940

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