2017 Lifetime Service Award Recipient

Jeff Batchelor at a 2008 Bench and Bar event.

The U.S. District Court of Oregon Historical Society is pleased to announce that Jeff Batchelor is the 2017 Lifetime Service Award recipient. Jeff, a 1972 graduate of Willamette Law School, has maintained a lively litigation practice in Portland spanning five decades and three law firms (Gearin, Landis & Aebi, Lane Powell PC, and Markowitz, Herbold, Glade & Mehlhaf, P.C.).  He is a past president of the Society (1998-99) and played a central role in increasing the distribution of the Society’s foray into publishing of The First Duty: A History of the U.S. District Court for Oregon by Carolyn Buan. Jeff is a renowned ADR practitioner and has been listed as an Oregon Super Lawyer from 2006 to the present.

Please join us at the Sentinel Hotel for an evening of celebration, entertainment, and socializing on Thursday, November 9, 2017, starting at 5:30 p.m.