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.
EMPLOYMENT: LAW OFFICE OF PETER J. MOZENA, January 1992 - Present Portland/Lake Oswego/Vancouver Offices.
MOZENA AND ARMSTRONG, P.S., ATTORNEYS AT LAW FROM SEPTEMBER 1977 TO 1991 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.
ACTIVITIES: 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
LOCAL: 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
Political: 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
Community: 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.