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Will is a founding member of the firm. Over the course of his legal career, Will has represented over 100 law enforcement labor organizations in five western states. He is a veteran of hundreds of public sector labor negotiations. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. and is the author of several books on public sector labor matters, including The Rights of Law Enforcement Officers (7th Edition), and The FLSA, A User's Manual.

Will is also the founder and director of Labor Relations Information System. Since its inception in 1981, LRIS has been a valuable resource for public safety labor relations. LRIS conducts labor seminars, publishes a monthly newsletter, and currently has six books in print.

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Olivia is as an associate with the firm. She practices in the area of labor and  employment law, with a focus on representing public safety organizations and  their members. She brings a unique perspective to the practice, with close  family in law enforcement, fire, and emergency services.

 Olivia graduated magna cum laude from Gonzaga University School of law in 2017.   Throughout her legal education, Olivia was highly involved in serving the  community, volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and  neglected children, representing claimants seeking unemployment benefits at the  Unemployment Law Project, and serving as an Associate and Symposium Editor for  the Gonzaga Journal of International Law.  She also served as a student  representative for the Washington State Bar Association’s juvenile law section,  and President of the Student Organization of Victims Advocacy.

Prior to attending law school, Olivia earned her B.A. in Psychology from the  University of California, Santa Barbara, and worked for various non-profits  serving clients with mental health and substance abuse issues.

As a native Nevadan, Olivia grew up on a working ranch, and recently adopted a  wild Nevada mustang. She enjoys horseback riding and exploring the Pacific  Northwest with her dog.


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Elizabeth began her law practice in 2004, as a civil litigator and business  attorney representing clients in both state and federal Oregon courts. In early  2012, Elizabeth began representing public safety associations and guilds in  Oregon and Washington. Her work with police, corrections, 911, juvenile  detention, and IT labor groups encompasses all aspects of representation,  including negotiations, mediation, disciplinary issues, and arbitration  hearings. In her spare time, Elizabeth has volunteered with Legal Aid Services  of Oregon, Senior Law Project for over 14 years, has coordinated the regional  high school mock trial competition, and has been active in leadership positions with her local bar associations.

 Elizabeth received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Political Science  from the University of Oregon in 1990, and obtained her law degree from the  University of Oregon in 1993. She spent the next ten years as a stay-at-home  mom and an active community volunteer. In February 2004, she passed the Oregon  State Bar exam and has enjoyed a busy law practice since then. She is married  to Sean Lemoine, and they are the proud parents of two nearly grown sons and  two nearly grown German Shepherd/Labrador Retriever pups.

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Anil is a founding member of the firm. He has been practicing law since 2006.  For the first three years of his legal career, he worked at a prominent  Portland commercial law firm. He began practicing union side labor law in July  2009. Anil specializes in representing law enforcement associations and guilds  in Oregon, Washington, and Alaska in all aspects of their labor relations,  including day-to-day counsel, negotiations, arbitrations, unfair labor practice  proceedings, civil litigation, and critical incident response. He is general  counsel for police association and guilds of all sizes, including the Portland  Police Association. He has bargained many labor agreements and has participated  in numerous arbitrations on their behalf. He has also responded to over 50  officer involved shootings and in-custody deaths.

Anil graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon in 1999 with a BA in  Philosophy. He obtained his law degree from the University of Oregon School of  Law in 2006.Anil is a frequent speaker for the Labor Relations Information System,  University of Oregon LERC program, the Washington Council of Police and  Sheriffs (WACOPS), and the Oregon Labor Law College. He also provides tailored  training to our clients on topics ranging from shop steward basics to recent  developments in the law.

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Sean was a deputy district attorney in Washington County, Oregon for 13 years,  prosecuting misdemeanors, felonies, and juvenile cases with an emphasis in  vehicular homicides and assaults later in his career. In April 2006, he  associated with a law firm and began representing public safety bargaining  units in Oregon and Washington. Since 2006, Sean has provided representation to  public safety associations and guilds, including police, corrections, police  support, juvenile detention, and 911 dispatchers. Sean practices all aspects of  labor relations, from critical incident response, disciplinary issues,  negotiations, hearings before public employment relations boards, and  arbitrations.

Sean graduated from University of Oregon in 1988 with a BS in business management. He obtained his law degree from the University of Oregon in 1991, and clerked for a Lane County Circuit Judge his first year out of law school.