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Michael Levelle Elected President-Elect of Oregon State Bar

December 8, 2015
Contact: Denise George
Marketing Director, 503.227.1111

Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Michael D. Levelle has been elected Oregon State Bar President-Elect for the 2016 year.  Michael will serve as President effective January 1, 2017.    

Founded in 1935, The Oregon State Bar is the single largest legal organization in the state.  With nearly 15,000 active lawyers, the OSB mission is to serve justice by promoting respect for the rule of law, by improving the quality of legal services, and by increasing access to justice. 

Michael currently serves on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors.  The Board ensures that the Oregon State Bar fulfills its mission.

"I am honored to be elected as President-Elect and look forward to the opportunity to serve our legal and public communities," commented Michael. 

Michael has been a lawyer in Oregon for over 25 years and with Sussman Shank for 15 years.  His practice includes complex estate planning, estate and trust administration/litigation, guardianship and conservatorships, as well as dispute resolution.  He is a certified mediator focusing on resolving contested matters involving his areas of practice. Michael is a frequent author and presenter, and is dedicated to participating in various civic organizations and serving our evolving and diverse legal community. 

About Sussman Shank LLP
Founded in 1960 in Portland, Oregon, Sussman Shank is a full-service business, litigation, and commercial bankruptcy law firm with over 30 lawyers.  Our clients include public and private companies, government entities, institutions, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  While we are based in the Pacific Northwest, we frequently represent clients in court proceedings and business transactions throughout the country.  In 2015, Oregon Business Magazine named Sussman Shank as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon." 


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