Attorney At Law

Seth Hantke

Seth Hantke

Attorney

Seth Hantke was raised in Tillamook, Oregon. Seth graduated from Willamette University in 1995. After graduation, Seth worked for two years as a social worker in Chicago and in Detroit as a youth outreach counselor and foster care case manager. He then returned to Oregon and worked for the Oregon Youth Authority as a juvenile parole officer.

Mr. Hantke graduated from the University of Montana School of Law in 2001. He joined the firm in January 2002, and became a partner on January 1, 2006. Mr. Hantke is the past Treasurer of the 6th Judicial District Bar Association, is a volunteer at Oregon Legal Services, and is a past member of the Family Law Executive Committee. Mr. Hantke is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum of Eastern Oregon. Outside of the office, he enjoys motorcycling, traveling, and spending time with his family.

Evan D. Hansen

Evan D. Hansen

Attorney

Evan D. Hansen was raised in the Bitterroot and Gallatin valleys of Montana. Evan graduated with honors magna cum laude from Carroll College in Helena, Montana, in 2000. Thereafter, Evan attended Willamette University College of Law, where he graduated with cum laude in 2003. On December 1, 2003, Evan joined the firm.

Evan has served as the President and as the Vice-President of the local 6th Judicial Bar Association. He is an active Rotarian with the Pendleton Rotary Club. He is also active at his church, First Presbyterian Church of Pendleton, Oregon. In addition to family law, Evan also handles business and real estate litigation and transactional work.

Katharine E. Tate

Katharine E. Tate

Attorney

Katharine E. Tate was raised in Eastern Washington. Katharine graduated magna cum laude from Carroll College in Helena, Montana in 2012. Katharine graduated from Willamette University College of Law, magna cum laude, in 2015. While in law school, Katharine worked at the International Human and Refugee Rights Clinic at Willamette. This position allowed her to work with refugees seeking asylum in the United States. Katharine joined our law firm in January, 2016.

In her spare time, Katharine enjoys spending time outdoors, playing and watching sports, reading, cooking, baking, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Paralegals

Sheri Traum has worked for our firm since August, 1991. For the last eight years she has worked as a paralegal on large-asset farm and business dissolutions. She graduated from Blue Mountain Community College with an Associates of Arts degree in June of 1991. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Chelesa Huber graduated from Blue Mountain Community College in June, 1993, with an Associate of Applied Science degree. She began work for our firm in December, 1993, as a receptionist. Since 1996, she has worked primarily as a paralegal. In her spare time, she enjoys any activity that includes her family.