PORTLAND, OR Jordan Ramis PC attorney Carolyn Pearson was recently elected to the Oregon Women Lawyers Queens Bench, Board of Directors. Beginning January 1, 2016, Pearson will serve on the Board of Directors for the 2016-2017 term.
Carolyns election to the Queens Bench is no surprise, said Managing Shareholder Chris Reive. She has the determination and motivation to assist with the growth of the Queens Bench and the support it provides for women in the legal industry.
The Queens Bench is the Multnomah County Chapter of Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLS). It is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the professional advancement and solidarity of women in the legal industry. As a member-at-large, one of Carolyns responsibilities will be contributing to events hosted by the Queens Bench to support and offer resources to women in the legal profession and the community.
An experienced litigator in both state and federal courts, attorney Carolyn Pearson focuses her practice on employment and labor law. She is experienced in complex, litigation-related matters ranging from employment discrimination and retaliation claims to wage and hour class actions. She also advises employers on compliance with Oregon, Washington, and California laws regarding employee leaves and benefits. After graduating magna cum laude and earning her B.A. from Vanderbilt University, Pearson attended Loyola Law School in Los Angeles where she received her J.D.
Jordan Ramis PC (www.jordanramis.com) was established in 1963 and has offices in Oregon and Washington. Jordan Ramis represents clients throughout the western United States in business law, local government law, litigation and dispute resolution, and Dirt Law (real estate, environmental, land use, and construction law).