Kendall Gourley-Paterson


Kendall Gourley-Paterson is an associate in the Portland office of Lewis Brisbois. She began her legal career working as a judicial clerk in the Multnomah County Circuit Court. After entering private practice, she gained extensive litigation experience and joined Lewis Brisbois as an associate in the General Liability Practice group. Kendall’s eclectic pre-law professional experience coupled with her extensive legal knowledge allows her to effectively engage with a large spectrum of individuals and provide clear legal analysis to clients. 

Kendall has presented CLEs for the Multnomah Bar Association and the Oregon Paralegal Association regarding civil court procedures and litigation practices. Kendall is a Portland area native and enjoys hiking, spending time with her dog, and cheering for the Portland Trailblazers. 

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

  • Multnomah County Child Representation Project (The Project provides low bono and pro bono representation to minor children in custody and parenting time disputes). 
  • Portland Opera Young Patron Society

Professional Presentations

  • Multnomah Bar Association "Tips from the Courtroom: Insights from Current and Former Judicial Clerks" (CLE for Attorneys) 
  • Oregon Paralegal Association "The Civil Trial Process" October 9, 2018. (CLE for paralegals)


  • State Bar Admissions
    • Oregon
    • Washington


Multnomah Bar Association 
Oregon Women Lawyers 
Gus J. Solomon Inn of Court

Awards & Honors

High Tech Law Certificate, with Honors. Santa Clara University School of Law


Santa Clara University School of Law

University of Washington

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