Curriculum Vitae

Peter J. Mozena, Attorney at Law

Oregon Office:
15835 Boones Ferry Road
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035
(503) 236-4000

Washington Office: 
2901 Main Street
Vancouver WA 98663
(360) 695-1677

BAR MEMBERSHIPS:  Washington State Bar 1977; Oregon State Bar 1988; Federal District Court, Western Washington; Federal District Court, Oregon; United States Supreme Court

Education:  Attended University of Notre Dame, American University, University of Portland, Portland State University, Graduated from Seattle University 1973 Bachelor of Science; Attended University of Washington Law School, Graduated from Seattle University Law School Formerly University of Puget Sound Law School December 1976 J.D.

LAW OFFICE OF PETER J. MOZENA, January 1992 - Present
Portland/Lake Oswego/Vancouver Offices.  

Organized and developed ten lawyer firm covering all major areas of General Practice of law; supervised more than thirty attorneys over a 15 year period.

Solo Practitioner June 1977 to September 1977
Seattle, Washington

Business Management 1975 to 1980 Medical Specialties Company
Vice President, President and Board Chairman; Medical equipment and supply distributor, branches in Portland and Seattle, Main office Portland, Oregon.  Managed staff and substantial inventory, financial, sales and contract  management.  Coordinated sale of business.

Legal:  STATE: 
Washington Bar Special District Counsel 1986 - 1996
Past membership on State Bar committees:  Interprofessional, Court Rules (appointed two terms); Professional Insurance
Oregon House of Delegates 2006-2012
Sections:  Litigation, Solo and Small Firm, Real Property, Probate and Trust

Past membership on committees:  Bench-Bar Superior Court (two terms); Medical-Legal, Domestic Section; Bylaw Committee; Arbitrator in Clark County, Washington; Washington County Oregon, Clackamas County, and Multnomah County, Oregon; Multnomah County Court Liaison committee

1976 King County Delegate and District Delegate
1984 Clark County, Congressional District, and Washington State Delegate
1988 Clark County, Congressional District, and Washington State Delegate
Successfully coordinated Initiative petition drive to put hospital district on Ballot (Steering Committee with community leaders)
Law firm acted as campaign treasurer for successful District Court Judge

President, Chairman for five years and founding Director of Vantech Enterprises NW, Inc, a nonprofit corporation (a sheltered workshop for adult mentally retarded individuals)

Former Board Member of following organizations:  Association of Retarded Citizens, Alliance for Two Hospitals, Southwest Washington Regional Health Council, St. Joseph's School Board, Hospice Finance Committee

Rotary International(Lake Oswego club); National Association of Parliamentarians, Toastmasters International ATM-G (Past President); The University of Portland Discussion Club; past member of Chamber of Commerce, City Club, American Legion (U.S. Army veteran), Downtown Portland and East Vancouver Rotary

Attorney and Board Member for Clark County Renter's Association (formerly)(local division of Washington Apartment Association) approx. five years

Teaching and Lectures:

Clark College Instructor--courses taught "Philosophy of Law", "Estate Planning and Probate",  Business Law Class Lecturer

Real Estate Contracts--Real Estate Brokerage Firm annual meeting

Real Estate Contract Forfeitures--Real Estate Brokerage Firm annual meeting

Monthly lectures (approx. 2 years) on real estate sponsored by local real estate magazine

Law lecture to Escrow Agents

Law lectures on Business Law, UCC

Law lecture to Senior Citizens regarding Estate Planning and senior issues

Seminars on Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Copyright, etc.

Securities Brokerage Firm seminars and Insurance Brokerage Firm sponsored seminars on legal aspects of Estate Planning and Probate on Vancouver Washington State University campus and elsewhere.