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About Kathryn A. Hall PC

Kathy is a native Oregonian and has practiced law since 2003. She has focused her practice on equine and canine law, bringing to her clients an expertise rarely found in her profession.


Kathy's clients are a mix of professionals (breeders, trainers and boarding facilities) to dog and horse owners that need their interests protected by a knowledgeable attorney. She takes great care in understanding her clients' needs and helps them to understand the importance of preventive legal care.





Kathy began riding ponies at the age of seven. As a junior high and high school student, and as s a junior and amateur owner/rider, Kathy competed successfully on the "A" Circuit throughout the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia in the hunter, jumper, and equitation divisions. After an extended hiatus to college and graduate school, Kathy resumed riding in 1994.


Kathy is an active member of the United States Equestrian Federation, United States Hunter Jumper Association, American Hanoverian Society, Oregon Hunter Jumper Association, and the United States Dressage Federation. Kathy is also a former member and board member of the Northwest Sport Horse Breeders Association.


Kathy is married with a young

daughter and enjoys the

companionship of her dog. 

In addition to spending time

with her family, she enjoys

horseback riding, bicycling,

gardening, and swimming.

Adjunct Law Professor, Lewis & Clark Law School: spring 2014


Academic Background:

Juris Doctor, Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College, 2003

  • Awarded "Best Brief" for Intramural Tax Moot Court competition, 2002/2003

Master of Arts in Teaching, Lewis & Clark College, 1994
Bachelor of Arts, Lewis & Clark College, 1991

  • Major, History

  • Minor, Western European Studies

  • Self-Designed Minor, Middle Eastern Studies


Professional Organizations/Membership:
  • Oregon State Bar

    • Chair, Animal Law Section, 2012 and 2013 (calendar years)

    • Chair-Elect, Animal Law Section, 2011 and 2014 (calendar years)

    • Member, Animal Law Section since 2010

    • Former Member, Solo and Small Firm Practitioners Section

    • Former Member, Business Law Section

    • Former Member, Agricultural Law Section

  • Washington State Bar Association

    • Member, Animal Law Section


Admitted to Practice:
  • Oregon state courts

  • US District Court for the District of Oregon

  • Washington state courts

  • US District Court for the Western District of Washington


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