OREGON PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION
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.
Please register at: https://opa11.wildapricot.org/event-2499940
PO Box 28264
Portland, Oregon 97228
Disclaimer: Paralegals are not permitted to practice law in the State of Oregon and may not provide legal services to the public except as permitted by law. Read more from the Oregon State Bar here.