Banking and Finance
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights
Estate and Trust Administration/Dispute Resolution
Ms. Sanchez advises long-term care facilities and other health care providers on business regulatory and litigation issues. She focuses on resident relationship issues, including admissions and discharge of residents, collection of accounts receivable from various payment sources, and HIPAA compliance. In addition to advising facilities, Ms. Sanchez drafts admission agreements, arbitration agreements, resident handbooks, and related documents as well as provides training to facilities regarding these topics.
Ms. Sanchez bankruptcy/creditors' rights practice focuses on assisting creditors in all matters relating to unsecured collections, judgment executions, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures; and foreclosing security interests. She also advises and represents creditors in bankruptcy proceedings.
Estate & Trust Administration/Dispute Resolution
As a member of the Estate & Trust Administration/Dispute Resolution team, Ms. Sanchez assists individuals and businesses to effectively navigate the complicated and sometimes highly emotional contested issues arising from probate estates, protective proceedings, and trust administration.
Oregon Super Lawyers Rising Star (2012)
American Health Lawyers Association
Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon Health Care Association
Oregon Hispanic Bar Association
Oregon State Bar Debtor/Creditor Section
Oregon State Bar Elder Law Section
Oregon State Bar Health Law Section
Washington Health Care Association
Washington State Bar Health Law Section
B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso
M.S. Candidate, Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso
BEST Graduate Fellow (1999-2000)
J.D., University of Oregon School of Law
Bankruptcy Pro Bono Clinic
Creekside Homeowner's Association, Secretary
Debtor/Creditor Annual Meeting & CLE Co-Chair
Dress for Success Volunteer
Sussman Shank LLP Community Service Group
University of Oregon Law Student Mentor
Co-Author; Health Law In Oregon, "Long Term Care Facilities", Oregon State Bar Legal Publication (2012)
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Oregon
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Oregon
Washington State Bar
In her spare time Ms. Sanchez walks, hikes, belly dances, and attempts to keep her Boston Terrier ("Rodney") and her Pug ("Lucky") out of trouble (although she is not very good at it).
Past Speaking Engagements
OHCA (Oregon Health Care Association) "The Importance of Admission Agreements" Webinar (2011)
WHCA (Washington Health Care Association) Annual Convention & Exhibition (2010)
Legal Solutions for the Business Owners, Credit Manager & Professional (2009)
Avamere Training: Admission Agreements and Collections (2008 and 2009)
BAPCPA: Changes to Bankruptcy Law, Presentation to bankers, business owners, and credit managers (2005)
BAPCPA: Important Changes Affecting Business Credit Managers, NACM Presentation (2005)
- Represents a multi-state Oregon-based healthcare facility in all collection matters.
- Representation of private lenders and mortgage brokers in all aspect financing, including documentation, workout, and foreclosure.
- Representation of the largest and fastest growing electric supplier in the United States, in collection, contract, construction disputes and bankruptcy matters.
- Representation of various banks and other creditors in all areas of bankruptcy law, including adequate protection issues, objections to confirmation, and objection to discharge.
- Successful representation of long-term care facilities in various protective proceedings and probate actions to collect significant amounts due.