Professional Experience: During law school, Tate interned at an established general practice firm in The Dalles where he closely witnessed the positive impact attorneys can have on clients’ lives. Tate also interned at the City Attorney's Office in Troutdale, Oregon, where he spent a year prosecuting misdemeanor crimes and violations in the Troutdale municipal court. Tate gained valuable courtroom and trial experience during his time at Troutdale. Since completing law school, he has worked on federal livestock grazing right issues through the Western Resources Legal Center and worked for a small family law firm in Multnomah County, in addition to his experience at Stahancyk, Kent & Hook.
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Education: Tate attended college at Oregon State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration. Tate was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and also participated in university theater productions from time to time. Tate received his Juris Doctorate from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. While at Lewis and Clark, Tate participated in mock trial competition, Animal Law Review, was a member of the Student Bar Association for two years, and earned a certificate in Natural Resources and Environmental law.
Professional Activities: Tate belongs to the Oregon State Bar and the Multnomah County Bar. He is a member of the Multnomah County Bar Association Service to the Public Committee, which focuses on educating the public about the legal profession. Tate has volunteered as an attorney with the Saint Andrew Legal Clinic at its Washington County location.
Community Involvement: Originally from the rural part of Central Oregon (not far from the town of Maupin), Tate has a great appreciation of the outdoors. Tate participates in the Clackamas River Clean-up each year, an activity that allows him to give back to the community by cleaning trash from a stretch of river used heavily by many families from the Portland Metro area. During law school, Tate also volunteered at the restraining order room in the Multnomah County courthouse, where he assisted individuals with their restraining and stalking order paperwork.
Interests: Tate enjoys many activities, including: hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, reading and watching movies (with a penchant for bad horror). Tate often gets roped into ranch work when he returns home to Central Oregon. He is a huge fan of the vast range of culinary/dining opportunities that exist in Portland.
• Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Admitted: 2008, Oregon
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