Kelley Chaney, Senior Paralegal

Kelley Chaney joined the firm in 2012 as a complex litigation paralegal.  She has almost 25 years of experience working in the legal field.  Kelley’s work includes assisting attorneys with all aspects of case management, discovery and trial preparation.   She specializes in managing e-discovery by applying innovative ESI strategies.  She tackles e-discovery early in the case, starting with developing a targeted defensible plan for identification, preservation, and collection.  Her experience allows her to balance the use of the latest technology with a practical evaluation of cost-effective alternatives tailored for each case.   Kelley has extensive experience in employment law, traumatic brain injury cases, business litigation, insurance defense and personal injury litigation.

Kelley is a Board Member, Pro Bono Co-Chair and former President, for the Oregon Paralegal Association (OPA).  She is also the Pro Bono Co-Coordinator for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations (NFPA).  She has served as a pro bono coordinator for over 9 years.  Kelley believes that paralegals have a unique set of skills that can benefit the equal access to justice goals of the legal community.  Her  passion is to continue to match the appropriate pro bono and community service opportunities with suitable volunteer paralegals.

Certification

  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam, 2006

Education

  • Portland State University, B.S. Administration of Justice, 1996
  • College of Legal Arts,  Paralegal Certificate, 1992

Professional Associations

  • Oregon Paralegal Association
  • National Federation of Paralegal Associations

Kelley Chaney

Contact

  • Tel: 503-242-9621
  • Fax: 503-224-7324