Heath Hattaway joins Baxter Harder initially as a law clerk and ultimately, as an attorney. Heath hails from the Bayou State where he was the founding partner of H2 Legal, LLC. Heath brings to the team a breath of experience in a variety of areas of law including family, criminal, probate and estate planning, and new business formations.
While in Louisiana, Heath gained extensive experience in the courtroom serving as the public defender and representing his family law clients at trial. He has appeared before Louisiana's Courts of Appeal, the State Supreme Court, and the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Heath attended law school at Mississippi College School of Law. While there, he interned with the Supreme Court of Mississippi, the Mississippi Attorney General's Office, and the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Mississippi. Before law school, Heath graduated from Louisiana State University and was elected as a Justice of the Peace in Lincoln Parrish, Louisiana.
Now that Heath has relocated to Oregon, he spends his free time exploring the Deschutes National Forest, sampling the local cuisine, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Heath licensed is to practice in Alabama, Louisiana, and Washington. His application for reciprocity is pending before the Oregon State Board of Examiners.