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Jane C Hanawalt

Jane C Hanawalt

  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Elder Law ...
  • California, Oregon, Virginia
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Jane Hanawalt has been engaged in the practice of law since her graduation in 1988 with a degree of Juris Doctor from the George Washington University School of Law in Washington D.C. Following her admission to the State of Virginia Bar she worked for eight years in the Office of the General Council, United States Department of Agriculture before moving to California and joining the Law Firm of Jon York & Associates in 1996.

Between 2001 and 2004 Jane, together with her husband, enjoyed a lengthy sabbatical, sailing the Pacific Coast of Mexico and the Sea of Cortez, on a full time basis, aboard their 38' sloop.

Returning from this sojourn, Jane resumed the practice of law as a partner in the Berkeley, California firm of York, Hanawalt & Brock.

In 2008 Jane and her husband relocated to Florence, Oregon and opened a fine dining restaurant in this small coastal village. After a year of hard work in this enterprise the restaurant was sold to the staff and Jane opened her current offices here in Florence.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Elder Law
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Environmental Law
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
    Insurance Defense
    Juvenile Law
    Municipal Law
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Attorney and shareholder
York, Hanawalt & Brock, P.C. Berkeley, CA
Litigation and trial practice, with emphasis on complex litigation involving multiple parties and/or complex legal issues
Staff attorney
Jon York and Associates, Berkeley CA
Litigation and trial practice in areas such as landlord-tenant, personal injury, damage to real property, public entity liability and inverse condemnation, California Environmental Quality Act CEQA), legal malpractice
United States Department of Agriculture, Office of the General Counsel
Government contracts and grants, rulemaking and legislative drafting, environmental, fiscal law, conflicts of interest, litigation related to these subject areas
The George Washington University Law School
J.D. | Government Contracts, Commercial Law, Environmental Law
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University of Redlands
B.A. | Psychology, Speech & Hearing, Theology
Honors: Mortar Board
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Drew University
Philosophical Theology
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Georgetown University
Family systems and psychotherapy
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Websites & Blogs
Jane's Website
Contact & Map
Hanawalt Ferguson, Attorneys at Law
327 Laurel Street
P.O. Box 1153
Florence, OR 97439
Toll-Free: (541) 997-2635
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Due to Covid 19, our office is closed to the public. We are conducting business by telephone, email, ZOOM, and on the front porch (weather permitting) with masks for all participants.
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