Top Rated Attorneys

The attorneys at Pacific Cascade Legal are devoted to providing clients with outstanding legal services.
Their commitment has earned them recognition by organizations, publications and their peers both nationally and locally.

  • 2022 Top Workplace in Oregonian Top Workplaces

    2022 Top Workplace in Oregonian Top Workplaces

    Pacific Cascade Legal has been named a Top Workplace in Oregonian Top Workplaces! This award is based solely on the feedback our employees offered through an anonymous employee survey about the culture, benefits, and overall experience of working for this firm. Being named a Top Workplace is a big deal — only 134 companies made this year’s list—and we’re honored to be recognized, especially because the judges are our own employees!

  • Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000”

    Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000”

    Pacific Cascade Legal, formerly Landerholm Family Law was listed on Inc. Magazine’s “Inc. 5000” list of some of the fastest-growing, privately held for-profit companies in 2019, 2020, and 2022. 

    Since 1979, Inc. magazine has published about entrepreneurship and issues concerning small businesses and startup companies. The publication evaluates a company’s rate of revenue growth over a three-year period and lists the top 5000 companies in its “Inc. 5000” list. 

    The Pacific Cascade Legal team is excited and proud to have been selected for inclusion on the Inc. 5000 list for 2019, 2020, and 2022. The firm’s attorneys and staff have worked hard to provide families throughout Oregon & Washington with effective legal representation for their legal disputes. Pacific Cascade Legal looks forward to its future successes and establishing ties with families and local businesses in the Pacific Northwest.

  • Best of the Willamette Valley 2022 - Estate Law

    Best of the Willamette Valley 2022 - Estate Law

    Pacific Cascade Legal was nominated for and won Silver for “Best Estate Law” in the 2022 Best of the Willamette Valley Contest.

    Best of the Willamette Valley was created by NERUS Strategies LLC, a company born in the Pacific Northwest, in order to engage the community and celebrate the businesses that work hard to serve the people within their local region. Best of the Willamette Valley contest was open for the public to vote on their favorite establishments throughout Polk and Marion county, and we are thrilled to have won silver in the “Best Estate Law” division.

  • Portland’s Best and Brightest Places to Work For

    Portland’s Best and Brightest Places to Work For

    Pacific Cascade Legal was selected as the "Portland’s Best and Brightest Places to Work For" by National Association for Business Resources (NABR). National Association for Business Resources (NABR) researches and selects the top service professionals in the legal field. Pacific Cascade Legal was assessed by an independent research firm, which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. This year, the Best and Brightest program honored 79 winning organizations from Charlotte, Denver, Miami, Nashville, New York, Portland, and Seattle out of 710 nominations.
  • Best of the Willamette Valley 2021 - Family Law

    Best of the Willamette Valley 2021 - Family Law

    Pacific Cascade Legal was nominated for and won Silver for “Best Family Law” in the 2021 Best of the Willamette Valley Contest.

    Best of the Willamette Valley was created by NERUS Strategies LLC, a company born in the Pacific Northwest, in order to engage the community and celebrate the businesses that work hard to serve the people within their local region. Best of the Willamette Valley contest was open for the public to vote on their favorite establishments throughout Polk and Marion county, and we are thrilled to have won silver in the “Best Family Law” division.

  • Top Divorce Lawyers to Follow on Twitter

    Top Divorce Lawyers to Follow on Twitter

    Issued by Justipedia.com, this recognition means that we have been listed among the top 20 Twitter feeds in the United States for divorce information and resources. We are nationally recognized authorities on matters of child and spousal support as well as contested divorce.
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

    Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

    The Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) provides members with additional tools and services so they can best represent their clients. Members have access to the assistance of hundreds of their colleagues as well as Continuing Legal Education seminars, professional publications, and advocacy work at the state and federal levels.

  • Leadership with the Oregon Bar Association

    Leadership with the Oregon Bar Association

    All attorneys at Landerholm Family Law are in good standing with the Oregon Bar Association, which aims to “…serve justice by promoting respect for the rule of law, by improving the quality of legal services, and by increasing access to justice.”

    In 2016, Litigation Director Will Jones was appointed to serve on the Oregon State Bar Advisory Board. He has also held the following positions:

    • Oregon State Bar Public Service Advisory Board Chair (2014)
    • Oregon State Bar Public Service Advisory Board Secretary (2013)

    The Oregon State Bar was established in 1935 to license lawyers in the state as well as regulate the practice of law and provide services to bar members and the public.

  • Law Firm 500 Award 2016, 2017 and 2018

    Law Firm 500 Award 2016, 2017 and 2018

    The 2016, 2017, and 2018 Law Firm 500 Award Honorees lists showcase the top one-hundred fastest growing law firms in America. The published list recognizes law firms that have achieved significant growth in revenues and demonstrate innovation, operational excellence, and a commitment to client service. Each nominee was evaluated by an outside accounting firm, and subjected to an identical review process.

  • The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

    The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys

    The National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA) recognizes exceptional family law attorneys in the U.S. with the prestigious honor of their Top 10 list. The attorneys who make NAFLA’s list must first be nominated by a licensed practicing attorney or an NAFLA in-house research staff member. If an attorney meets the minimum requirements of membership, he or she must be one of 50 chosen to advance to the final selection stage. The NAFLA’s Board of Governors then officially selects the Top 10 in each state.

  • Avvo

    Avvo

    Avvo makes it easy for people to find a great lawyer. With the help of reviews from clients and peers, 97 percent of lawyers have been rated on Avvo. These ratings are combined with detailed profiles and reviews to provide Americans with access to information a wide range of licensed lawyers in the U.S.

    Landerholm Family Law has a “Superb” rating on Avvo. Our attorneys have also received the following recognition from Avvo:

    • Lewis Irwin Landerholm: Superb Avvo rating
    • Will M. Jones: Superb Avvo rating
  • Super Lawyers®

    Super Lawyers®

    Super Lawyers® rates lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained exceptional professional achievement and recognition. Super Lawyers®’ patented, multiphase selection process involves independent research as well as peer nominations and evaluations. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse list of outstanding attorneys, which can be used as a resource for anyone searching for legal counsel.

    Lewis Irwin Landerholm was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list in 2016, 2017 and 2018 for his work as a family lawyer. Rising Stars℠ candidates are either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or fewer. This honor recognizes no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state, making it a truly remarkable achievement.

  • Expertise’s "Best Divorce Lawyer in Salem" 2020

    Expertise’s "Best Divorce Lawyer in Salem" 2020

    Pacific Cascade Legal was selected as the "Best Divorce Lawyer in Salem" by Expertise. Expertise's research and selection process identifies the top service professionals in the legal field. They grade each business on a criteria of reputation, credibility, experience, engagement and professionalism.

  • Best of the Willamette Valley 2020 - Family Law

    Best of the Willamette Valley 2020 - Family Law

    Pacific Cascade Legal, formerly Landerholm Family Law was nominated for and won “Best Family Law” in the 2020 Best of the Willamette Valley Contest.

    Best of the Willamette Valley was created by NERUS Strategies LLC, a company born in the Pacific Northwest, in order to engage the community and celebrate the businesses that work hard to serve the people within their local region. Best of the Willamette Valley contest was open for the public to vote on their favorite establishments throughout Polk and Marion county, and we are thrilled to have won the “Best Family Law” division.

  • Portland’s Best and Brightest Places to Work

    Portland’s Best and Brightest Places to Work

  • Among the Fastest-Growing Private 100 Companies in Portland

    Among the Fastest-Growing Private 100 Companies in Portland

    In 2022, Pacific Cascade Legal was ranked #55 out of 100 in the Portland Business Journal’s Fastest-Growing Private 100 Companies in PDX.

    In 2020, we ranked #57, in 2017 we ranked #36, and in 2016 we ranked #41. The list recognizes privately held businesses that demonstrate the highest revenue growth rate over the past three years. This year was exceptionally competitive with the highest number of businesses qualifying for the honor.

    The attorneys and staff at Pacific Cascade Legal are honored and proud to be included on PBJ’s list. As the firm continues to grow, this type of recognition reflects not only its reputation with clients and peers but also its ability to run efficiently and effectively as a business. Further, the ability to relate to other businesses and business owners is crucial in truly being part of the Portland community and assisting local clients with their family law concerns.

  • Best of the Willamette Valley 2022 - Bankruptcy Law

    Best of the Willamette Valley 2022 - Bankruptcy Law

    Pacific Cascade Legal was nominated for and won Gold for “Best Bankruptcy Law” in the 2022 Best of the Willamette Valley Contest.

    Best of the Willamette Valley was created by NERUS Strategies LLC, a company born in the Pacific Northwest, in order to engage the community and celebrate the businesses that work hard to serve the people within their local region. Best of the Willamette Valley contest was open for the public to vote on their favorite establishments throughout Polk and Marion county, and we are thrilled to have won gold in the “Best Bankruptcy Law” division.

  • Best of the Willamette Valley 2022 - Family Law

    Best of the Willamette Valley 2022 - Family Law

    Pacific Cascade Legal was nominated for and won Gold for “Best Family Law” in the 2022 Best of the Willamette Valley Contest.

    Best of the Willamette Valley was created by NERUS Strategies LLC, a company born in the Pacific Northwest, in order to engage the community and celebrate the businesses that work hard to serve the people within their local region. Best of the Willamette Valley contest was open for the public to vote on their favorite establishments throughout Polk and Marion county, and we are thrilled to have won gold in the “Best Family Law” division.