Steve's practice focuses primarily on litigation and dispute resolution. His philosophy of the practice of law is to provide his clients with a cost-effective and prompt resolution to their legal matters. Litigation can be a stressful and expensive experience for clients and Steve's clients appreciate his efforts to get the matter concluded as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Steve has practiced law in courthouses all over Oregon and Arizona in numerous areas of law. He believes that the clients of Widmer Mensing Law Group, LLP benefit greatly from the diverse experience, knowledge and skills of all of the partners, who regularly discuss and collaborate on cases. Steve, Patrick and Jeff bring their diverse backgrounds, education and training to solving the issues their clients face. The partners freely share ideas on cases and genuinely enjoy working together.
As a native Oregonian, Steve grew up immersed in the beauty and diversity of this state. When not practicing law, he likes to spend time with his great family and friends and taking advantage of all that Central Oregon offers.
Education and Certifications
Portland State University, B.S., Political Science, Athletic Training minor, 1984; Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, J.D., Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law, 1993; Oregon State Bar; State Bar of Arizona; U.S. District Court, Arizona; 9th Circuit Court of Appeals; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Accredited Attorney; Certificate, Resolve Center for Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice; Court Appointed Arbitrator Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson Counties.
Practice areas include litigation, arbitration, mediation, and counseling in: