Kathryn S. Root

Kathryn S. Root

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Portland, OR

Gevurtz Menashe
 | 115 NW First Avenue, Suite 400
Portland, OR 97209
Phone: 503-227-1515
Fax: 503-243-2038
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008, 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law

About Kathryn Root

Admitted: 1985, Oregon

Professional Webpage: http://www.gevurtzmenashe.com/family-law-attorneys/kathryn-s...


  • Awarded for exceptional efforts in support of the legal assistance program from August 2001-October 2015, Public Services Commendation, United States Coast Guard, 2015
  • The award recognizes years of sustained service to local, state or national women's bar associations. , Katherine H. O'Neil Volunteer Service Award, Oregon Women Lawyers, 2015
  • Peer Review Rated, AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell, 2010

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, International Law Committee of American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2014-present, 2014
  • Oregon State Bar (Member: Family Law Section; Chairman, 1991-1992; Executive Committee, 1990-1991; Procedure and Practice Committee, 1987-1990)
  • Oregon Women Lawyers (Vice President, 1990-1991)
  • Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners (Secretary/Treasurer, 1994-1998; President, 1998-1999)
  • Multnomah County Bar Association (Chairman, Membership Committee, 1987-1989; Committee on the Status of Women in the Practice of Law, 1987-1991; Member)
  • American Bar Association (Chair, International Law Committee, 2004-2007; Member, Family Law Section)

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation (Board of Directors, 2003-2008; Advisory Board 2008-present)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Oregon Family Law Practice for Paralegals - Assisting with Child Custody Issues and Parenting Time Disputes, Presenter, Half Moon LLC, 2006
  • "Legal Issues Relating to Litigation Under The Hague Abduction Convention", Presenter, American Bar Association Spring Conference, 2005
  • "Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act", Presenter, Oregon State Bar Association Family Law Section Annual Conference, 2001

Educational Background:

  • J.D., Northwestern School of Law
Office Location for Kathryn S. Root

115 NW First Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97209

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Last Updated: 2/5/2019

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