Katie H. Haraguchi


Katie H. Haraguchi

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Practice Areas

Education

University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., Order of the Coif

University of Oregon, M.A., International Studies

Certificate of Nonprofit Management

University of Puget Sound, B.A., cum laude, Economics

Recognition

Katie has been recognized by Oregon Super Lawyers as a Rising Star every year since 2013.

Admitted to Practice

Oregon


Areas of Emphasis

Trust and Estate Litigation
Will Contests
Guardianship and Conservatorship Actions
Business Litigation involving Complex Accounting and Fiduciary Issues

Professional Experience

Katie's practice focuses on trust and estate litigation, protective proceedings, and general commercial litigation including investment and securities fraud litigation.  She has been involved in a wide range of complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts, including contract and business valuation disputes, banking and financial services industry litigation, insurance coverage actions, probate litigation, and FINRA arbitrations.  Katie is particularly interested in complex financial and fiduciary issues.

A behavioral economist at heart, Katie enjoys the collision of culture, values, and policy that occurs in the law.  She is passionate about protecting and promoting her clients' interests -- professional and personal -- through all stages of a dispute and avidly pursues creating solutions that recognize the multiple interests at stake in any litigation. 

Katie lives in Northeast Portland with her husband and two daughters. Her family supports the Campaign for Equal Justice, the Oregon Food Bank and All Hands Raised.

Work Experience

Miller Nash:  2008-2013
Larkins Vacura:  2013-2014
Design Build Portland, LLC:  2014 to 2015
Law Office of Katie H. Haraguchi:  2014 to 2019