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.
Oregon State Bar – Alternative Dispute Resolution Section Member.
Deschutes County Bar Association – Member.
Deschutes County Circuit Court-Connected Mediator.
Arbitration Services of Portland Panel Mediator and Arbitrator.
Oregon Mediation Association – Member.
Deschutes County Circuit Court-Annexed Arbitration Panel Arbitrator.
Jefferson County Circuit Court-Annexed Arbitration Panel Arbitrator.
Crook County Circuit Court-Annexed Arbitration Panel Arbitrator.
Employment Law (primarily representing employers)
Business, Commercial Transactions and Corporate Law
Real Estate Transactions
Mediator & Arbitrator for disputes related to employment, business, real estate, landlord-tenant, construction, collection, and probate and trust administration
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.