Innova Legal Advisors PC
Legal services at the speed of technology

About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

Our Philosophy

  • Increased client accessibility, efficient services, and worldwide responsiveness

  • Direct access to your attorney when you call

  • Appropriate use of paralegals and legal assistants

  • Reasonable legal fees and costs through effective use of technology

  • Paperless files and cloud-based legal resources

  • An environmentally sensitive and responsive service provider

  • A responsive partner in your business, project, or transaction


Our Community

Oregon Business & Industry Legal Plus Program

We are proud to support Oregon Business & Industry by offering its members the opportunity to participate in our Legal Plus program.  This service is intended to assist OBI businesses in identifying legal issues and concerns, outlining general legal principals and elements that may apply to their business challenges, and recommending actions and direction for moving forward.  Our attorneys are experienced in Oregon business law and practices, employment issues and labor relations, government relations, real property transactions, healthcare and HIPAA compliance, licensing, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.  Innova Legal Advisors has supported OBI on its Fiscal Policy Board and Employment Practices Board, and is proud to be an OBI member.  For more information about OBI and the Legal Plus program, visit:  http://www.oregonbusinessindustry.com.


 

Our Team

 
 
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The President’s Award for Service, “In recognition of your exceptional service to the Board of Directors and to the citizens of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.”

The President’s Award for Service, “In recognition of your exceptional service to the Board of Directors and to the citizens of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue.”

Attorney

Bob Blackmore

Bob is a highly respected member of the bar and a senior member of the firm, having been consistently named an AV attorney by his peers in recognition of the highest legal and ethical standards. With 35 years of experience, his practice focuses on business and municipal clients, and covers transactional work, such as business formation, contracts, mergers and acquisitions; real estate sales, purchases and leases; development of strategic relationships; governance work with owners, boards of directors, shareholders, partners and executive staff; and all matters related to business and municipal operations. Bob has been involved in the creative development of numerous strategic relationships and cutting-edge business and public/private arrangements. Bob enjoys working with owners of businesses in family restructurings, succession planning, and working with emerging businesses, and has built productive, long-standing attorney-client relationships. Bob enjoys his free time with his family, and a variety of recreational activities, after all, this is Oregon!

 

Education

LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE NORTHWESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
MBA, Finance

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON
B.S., Finance

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Activities & Affiliations

• Oregon State Bar Association, Member
• Washington County Bar Association, Past President
• Washington County Public Affairs Forum, Past President
• Rotary Club, Past President
• City of Lake Oswego Budget Committee, Past Chairman
• City of Lake Oswego Development Review Board, Past Member
• Lewis & Clark Law School Alumni, Past Board Member
• Oregon Business & Industry Fiscal Policy Council, Member

Bar Admissions

• All Oregon courts
• U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
• U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

 

 
 
 
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Attorney

Ronald Guerra, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Ronald G. Guerra brings a unique and diverse background to representing clients in employment and labor relations matters.  Ron is a frequent speaker, writer and trainer on employment and immigration reform and compliance issues.  Ron represents clients in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies, including the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Bard and the U.S. Department of Labor.  Prior to obtaining his legal education, Ron worked eleven years for the Whirlpool Corporation in various business management positions and was an Associate Professor of Management for Davenport University.

 

Education

WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY THOMAS M. COOLEY SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor

SIENA HEIGHTS UNIVERSITY
B.A., Business Administration

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Activities & Affiliations

• Oregon State Bar Association, Member
• Clackamas County Bar Association, Member
• Multnomah Bar Association, Member
• Oregon Business & Industry Employment Council, Member

Bar Admissions

• All Oregon courts
• U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

 

 
 
 
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Attorney

Heidi Mason, PHR, SHRM-CP

Heidi Mason represents public and private organizations in employment and labor law matters.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Heidi worked as a human resources professional for mid-sized and large corporations. She has hands-on experience in recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, occupational safety, leaves of absence, payroll, and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements. Heidi earned her bachelor's degrees in human resource management and general management from Portland State University and her J.D., cum laude, from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law. She is also PHR and SHRM-CP certified.

 

Education

LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE NORTHWESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, cum laude

PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY
B.A., Human Resource Management, General Management

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Activities & Affiliations

• Oregon State Bar Association, Member
• Portland Human Resource Management Association, Board Member
• The Old Church Society, Inc., Board Member
• OGALLA, the LGBT Bar Association of Oregon, Past Board Member
• Society for Human Resource Management, SHRM-CP Certified
• HR Certification Institute, PHR Certified

Bar Admissions

• All Oregon courts
• U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon


 
 
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Attorney

Diane Lenkowsky

Diane is a civil litigation attorney who has taken on a wide range of litigation matters, including general commercial litigation, real estate litigation, personal injury defense, insurance coverage litigation, and representing commercial landlords.

Before law school, Diane worked at the Arizona Legislature where she gained direct experience crafting legislation, presenting bills to lawmakers, and working with stakeholders to explain the impact of proposed laws.  Today, Diane continues to work with municipalities and local governmental entities to draft legislative proposals and monitor legislation that is of interest to her clients.  Diane also has experience on both sides of the public records law and assists governmental clients in responding to public records requests.

Diane also assists Oregon employers in developing effective handbooks, advising on compliance with the Affordable Care Act, navigating HIPAA issues, responding to BOLI complaints, and classifying exempt and non-exempt employees.

Diane earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Arizona State University where she interned for the Arizona Legislature and her J.D. from Lewis and Clark College, Northwestern School of Law. In her spare time, Diane volunteers with animal rescue organizations and enjoys spending time with her own rescued animals, Moose and Thumbs.

Activities & Affiliations

• Oregon State Bar Association, Member
• Clackamas County Bar Association, Member
• Multnomah Bar Association, Member

Bar Admissions

• All Oregon courts
• U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon

Education

LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE NORTHWESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.A., Political Science

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paralegal / project administrator

Jessica Mason

Jessica is a paralegal and project administrator with strengths in data analysis and project management. Jessica earned her J.D., cum laude, from Lewis & Clark College, Northwestern School of Law. Shortly thereafter, she opened a small law firm with a focus on family and juvenile law.

During and prior to law school, Jessica served as Judicial Clerk for the Hon. James L. Fun in Washington County.

Education

LEWIS AND CLARK COLLEGE NORTHWESTERN SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, cum laude

UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND
B.M., Vocal Performance