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Douglas H. Swayne
Firm Administrator

Kilmer Voorhees & Laurick, P.C.
732 NW 19th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209

Tel 503-224-0055 ext 206
Fax 503-222-5290

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Doug joined Kilmer Voorhees & Laurick in May of 2005 as the Firm Administrator, bringing with him 20 years of experience with law firms, 13 in a management capacity. Doug spent several years in the IT sector where he helped build a web-development company from a local 15 man operation to an international company with 5 locations in Canada and the US and over 120 employees. Additionally, he spent several years in the banking community assisting in mergers.

Published Articles

  • "President’s Message" (Legal Management News, Quarterly Column, 2011-2012)
  • "What Does it Take to Determine Compensation for Associates" (Legal Management News, Winter 2011)
  • "Editor's Notebook" (Legal Management News, Quarterly Column, 2007 to 2009)
  • "Getting More Out of Your ALA Membership" (Legal Management News, Winter 2006)
  • "MS Pivot Tables to Slice and Dice Your Information" (Isis Quarterly, 2002, Q3)
  • "The How-To's of Designing Great Business Systems vs. Mediocre Ones!" (Isis Quarterly, 2002, Q3)
  • "TIPS: Dynamics and eEnterprise" (Isis Quarterly, 2002, Q2)

Public Speaking

  • 2013 – ALA Chapter Leadership Institute – Education … The Match Game, Filling in the Blanks to Create the Perfect Match for your Chapter – Panel Member
  • 2012 – ALA Region 5 & 6 Conference (Anaheim, CA) – It’s a Small World After All-Creating a Blueprint for Success – Panel Member
  • 2009 – Solo and Small Firm Practice Personnel-Related Management Issues (WSBA 4th Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference)
  • 2002 - Virtual Finance - Real Time Reporting (2002 Get Back To Business Event, Sponsored by Xerox, Easy Street, OMEP, Sensible Solutions)

Education

  • University of Southern California - Business
  • Portland State University - Accounting & Political Science
  • Graceland University, B.A. 1992, with honors
  • U.S. Air Force ROTC - USC - 1985-86

Board Memberships

  • Association of Legal Administrators - Oregon Chapter
    • Member 1986-89, 2003-present
    • Director of Communications, 2006-2008
    • Legal Management News Assistant Editor 2006
    • Legal Management News Director & Editor, 2007-2009
    • President, 2011-2012
  • Association of Legal Administrators - Region 5
    • Region 5 Officer
      • 2013-14 Region 5 Education Officer
        • Chapter Liaison (Alaska, Edmonton)
      • 2014-15 Region 5 Representative
        • Chapter Liaison (Hawaii, Montana, Idaho)
  • Lamoni National Bank Advisory Board
    • Member 1990-92
    • Chairman 1991-92
    • Director 1993-94

Awards

  • 2012 Daily Journal Of Commerce – Unsung Legal Hero’s Award