(541) 389-1770

Michael C. Petersen


Education & Certifications
Carroll College, Helena, Montana – B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude (1991).
Willamette University College of Law – J.D., magna cum laude (1994).
Judicial Clerkship – The Honorable Rick Haselton and The Honorable Mary Deits, Oregon Court of Appeals, 1994-1996.

Practice Areas

Business Law:
• Business Formation and Maintenance
• Business Sales and Acquisitions
• Business Transactions

Estate Planning
Real Estate Transactions:

• Sales and Purchases
• Commercial and Agricultural Leases
• Easements

Employment Law (for Employers only)

Construction Law

Before moving to Bend, Mike practiced as a shareholder with a general business firm in the Willamette Valley for 22 years. During that time, he maintained a litigation and transactional practice related to employment law for employers, business, real estate, and construction law. Mike also handled appeals related to those areas of law. His current practice includes representing individuals and businesses in the following areas: Business Law, Estate Planning, Real Estate Transactions, Employment Law (for Employers only), and Construction law. Mike is passionate about outdoor activities, music, food, and travel. When not working, you will most likely find him with his wife mountain biking or road cycling, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, or skiing.