Shawn N. Menashe
Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Portland, OR
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2012
Shawn is no stranger to family law. He is a product of a divorced family. Thus, choosing family law as a profession has a higher meaning.
For Shawn, the choice to become a family law attorney was a matter of "keeping it in the family." While offers loomed from other prominent local business law firms, he decided to join Gevurtz Menashe, the firm founded by his father in 1982. Family law is his calling. He will honestly tell you that joining Gevurtz Menashe is a decision he has never regretted. Dedicated to helping clients navigate through difficult times, he inherited a tough-but-sensitive approach to divorce and family law. Common sense and tenacity are hallmarks of his advocacy. He strives to connect with his clients, Committed to open communication, Shawn gives clients his full attention every step of the way. Practicing law, to Shawn, really boils down to making a positive difference in people's lives when they need it most.
Shawn loves good food and cooking. Traveling adds extra spice. You might find him in Napa Valley or Greece enjoying a savory and fragrant repast. Or he might be in the kitchen cooking up a storm for friends and family. He also enjoys golfing, skiing and physical fitness.
About Shawn N. Menashe
First Admitted: 2003, Oregon
Professional Webpage: http://www.gevurtzmenashe.com/family-law-attorneys/shawn-n-m...
Pro bono/Community Service
- Board Member, Make-a-Wish Foundation of Oregon, Junior Board, 2005 to Present Board Member, American Red Cross of Oregon, 2008-PresentBoard Member, The Greater Portland/Vancouver Connector Project, 2008Black Parent Initiative, Ambassador, 2009Green Light Greater Portland, Junior Board Member, 2009Co-Chair, Jewish Federation of Oregon, Young Lawyers Section, 2006 to PresentCommittee Member, Jewish Federation of Oregon, Men's Night Out, 2008Board Member, Portland Opera, Bel canto Club, 2005-2007Volunteer Reader, SMART Reading Program, 2000 to 2003Charity Event Organizer, Children's Miracle Network, 1999 to 2003Committee Member, Self-Enhancement Inc, "Here+Now" Event, 2006 to Present
- Member, Family Law Section, Oregon State Bar Firm Representative, Court Care, 2008 to Present Pro Bono Volunteer, Court-Appointed child Advocate, 2004 to Present Member, OFLAP, 2003 - Present Chair, Pro Bono Committee, Young Lawyers Section, Multnomah Bar Assoc., 2006 to 2007 Member, Pro Bono Committee, Young Lawyers Section, Multnomah Bar Assoc., 2004 to 2007 Chair, Family Law Section, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2005 to 2006 Vice-Chair, Family Law Section, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2004 to 2005 Member, Gus Solomon Inns of the Court, 2005-2007 Mid-size Firm Liaison, Campaign for Equal Justice, 2004 to 2007 Volunteer Staff Attorney, St. Andrews Legal Clinic, 2005
- 40 Under 40 Recipient, Portland Business Journal.
Articles about Shawn N. Menashe appearing in Super Lawyers
Last Updated: 5/15/2022