Ellen Grover

Law Practice

Ellen Grover is a partner with Karnopp Petersen and concentrates her practice in the areas of land use, natural resources, Indian, and development law issues as well as on various natural resource regulatory programs and compliance matters. Ellen has represented numerous clients involving complex Oregon land use and energy siting law issues as well as on various natural resource regulatory programs and compliance matters. Her practice also focuses on assisting a federally recognized Indian tribe and other entities on business development, renewable energy, hydroelectric, energy infrastructure and other complex development projects.

Professional Experience

  • 2000-2005, Associate, Stoel Rives LLP
  • 1998-2000, Judicial Clerk, Honorable Robert Wollheim, Oregon Court of Appeals
  • 1997, Summer Clerk, National Wildlife Federation, Anchorage, AK
  • 1996, Summer Intern, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
  • Charleston, SC
  • 1994-1995, National Sea Grant Marine Policy Fellow, NOAA, Silver Spring, MD

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Oregon State Bar Sustainable Future Section
  • Member and Secretary, Deschutes River Conservancy
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Environmental and Natural Resources section
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Real Estate and Land Use section
  • Member, Deschutes County Bar Association
  • Member, City of Bend Urban Growth Boundary Citizen Advisory Committee
  • Member, Bend Endurance Academy Board of Directors
  • Member, Bend Metro Parks and Recreation District Board

Education and Awards

  • Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D. (1998), Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law
  • College of Charleston, B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science (1993)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
Phone: 541.382.3011
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