Category Archives: Announcements

Kurt Barker and Ben Eckstein are presenting “Conducting Effective Employee Investigations”

KP employment attorneys Kurt Barker and Ben Eckstein are presenting “Conducting Effective Employee Investigations” to a group of Central Oregon medical practice managers today.  This is a popular topic in the #MeToo era – Kurt presented the same training, and also spoke on managing employee marijuana use, before Willamette-Valley area SHRM Chapters this month.

KARNOPP PETERSEN hires new attorneys

Karnopp Petersen LLP is pleased to announce that Benjamin EcksteinMichel L. WigneyTyler J. Moore and Dustin A. Liddle have joined the firm as attorneys.

KARNOPP PETERSEN hires new attorneys

8/16/2017Karnopp Petersen LLP is proud to announce that Benjamin C. Seiken and Lara N. Dittman have joined the firm as associate attorneys.

KARNOPP PETERSEN attorneys selected as 2018 “Best Lawyers.”

8/15/2017 – Karnopp Petersen LLP is proud to announce that five attorneys were selected as 2018 “Best Lawyers.” The Pacific Northwest Best Lawyers publication will be circulated later this month. A list in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.

Congratulations to:

. Howard G. Arnett
. Kurt E. Barker
. Ellen H. Grover
. Josh Newton
. Thomas J. Sayeg

Kurt Barker Speaks at the CMIA

Kurt Barker will speak at the Community Managers International Association (CMIA) 2017 Workshop where he’ll address marijuana legalization and its impact on large-scale planned communities.  The conference is held in Central Oregon and is hosted by the Sunriver Owners Association.

Karnopp Petersen LLP donates $1500 to the Bend Energy Conservation Challenge

March 14, 2017 – Karnopp Petersen LLP donates $5,000 to the Bend Energy Conservation Challenge.  The winners of the 2016 BLS Energy Competition who each received $1,500 are Highland Elementary School, Cascade Middle School and Summit High School.

Jon J. Napier elected as chair of the partnership

February 1, 2017 — The firm is pleased to announce that Jon J. Napier has been elected by the partners of Karnopp Petersen LLP as chair of the partnership effective February 1.  Jon will collaborate with Randy Guderjohn, Executive Director, to manage the firm’s business and day-to-day operations.

Karnopp Petersen LLP was selected in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” report.

11/01/2016 – Karnopp Petersen LLP was selected in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” report.


Metropolitan tier 1: Bend

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Five Karnopp Petersen attorneys selected as 2017 “Best Lawyers.”

7/12/2016 – Karnopp Petersen LLP is proud to announce we have five attorneys who were selected as 2017 “Best Lawyers.”  The Pacific Northwest Best Lawyers publication will be circulated in August, 2016.  A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers.  

Congratulations to:

  • Howard G. Arnett
  • Kurt E. Baker
  • Ellen H. Grover
  • Josh Newton
  • Thomas J. Sayeg

Jennilyn Aston Appointed To Education Foundation Board

7/20/2016 — Jennilyn Aston was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Education Foundation of the Bend-La Pine School District. The Education Foundation supports local children and educational initiatives made possible by Foundation donors. Jennilyn is thrilled at the opportunity to support the Foundation’s efforts to positively impact every student in the district.