Sussman Shank Attorney Michael Levelle Elected to Serve on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors

July 23, 2015
Contact: Denise George
Marketing Director, 503.227.1111

Sussman Shank LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Michael D. Levelle, has been elected to serve on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors.  The Board ensures that the Oregon State Bar fulfills its mission of serving justice by promoting respect for the rule of law, by improving the quality of legal services, and increasing access to justice.

The Board consists of fourteen lawyers elected from seven regions and four public members appointed by the Board.  Michael will serve in this position from July 17, 2015 through December 31, 2017. 

"I am honored to be elected to the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors and look forward to the opportunity to serve our legal community," commented Michael. 

Michael has been a lawyer in Oregon for over 25 years and 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 civic organizations including his current position on the Self Enhancement, Inc. Board of Directors. 

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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