Loren has focused solely on family law matters since 2008 upon his graduation from Lewis & Clark Law School. He has experience in all areas of family law, including dissolutions, custody and parenting time matters, property division, and spousal and child support cases. Loren practices primarily in Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas County, but has tried cases in counties throughout Oregon.
Loren has been with the firm for his entire career, first starting out as an associate in 2008 when the firm was named Bobzien McGuire. He later became a partner in 2013 with the Honorable Patricia McGuire (since appointed to the Multnomah County bench) when the firm became McGuire Thompson. After Judge McGuire joined the bench he became the sole owner of what is now Thompson Law Group, LLC.
Chelsea’s road to becoming a family law attorney has been a long one. Chelsea attended the University of Oregon (go Ducks!) and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Immediately after graduation, Chelsea joined the Peace Corps and served as an education volunteer in Mozambique, Africa from 2008-2010. Upon her return, Chelsea began working in the legal field as a trial assistant and paralegal to gain valuable knowledge and practical experience prior to attending law school.
Chelsea began at Lewis & Clark Law School in August of 2013 and immediately focused on family law. Chelsea was Vice President of the school’s family law society and participated in an unpaid externship with St. Andrew Legal Clinic to assist low-income families in all aspects of family law.
Sue has been a paralegal with Thompson Law Group, LLC for over 12 years. She assists the attorneys in all areas of family law including dissolution, child support, spousal support, same-sex marriage, grandparent rights, parenting time and custody matters. Whether working with document preparation or organizing client discovery, Sue’s focus is always on efficiency and accuracy.
An important and satisfying part of the job is interacting with clients to help make the legal process proceed as smoothly as possible for them. Sue also has been a volunteer receptionist with St. Andrew Legal Clinic for many years and enjoys the opportunity to assist clients seeking legal services there.
Originally from Seattle, Sue graduated from the University of Washington. She has lived in Portland, Oregon for many years though and now considers herself practically a native. Outside of work, Sue enjoys yoga, walking, landscaping her yard with Northwest native plants and exploring brew pubs with her husband.