Joel joined Weatherford Thompson in 2002 after working one year with a law firm in Eugene, Oregon. A Washington state native before moving to Oregon in 1998, Joel utilizes his experience to assist individuals, businesses, developers, property owners, employers, and farmers in the Linn and Benton Counties. Joel is active in the Linn County Bar and the state bars, and has served as a member of the Oregon House of Delegates. He also volunteers for the Mid-Willamette YMCA, the Corvallis Community Children’s Centers, Peer Court, United Way, as well as several other smaller non-profit organizations. On his off time, Joel can usually be found herding his three small children around, snowboarding, hiking, camping, biking, and fishing. He also enjoys cooking, and most of all, spending time with his wife, Ketty.