Robert F. Blackmore

(503) 479-7175 x. 103 /


Bob is a highly respected member of the bar and a senior member of the firm, having received the highest ratings from his peers for skill and ethics. 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! 

Awards / Service

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.”

Bob has been consistently named an AV attorney by his peers in recognition of the highest legal and ethical standards.

Past President, Washington County Bar Association

Past President, Washington County Public Affairs Forum

Past President, Rotary Club

Past Chairman, City of Lake Oswego Budget Committee

Past Member, City of Lake Oswego Development Review Board

Past Board Member, Lewis & Clark Law School Alumni

Member, Fiscal Policy Council, Associated Oregon Industrie

Education / Professional

B.S. Finance, University of Oregon, 1974 – Go Ducks!

MBA, Finance, University of Oregon, 1977

Graduate School in Urban and Regional Planning, School of Architecture, University of Oregon, 1974-1977

J.D. Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, 1981

Admitted to practice in all Oregon Courts; U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Member, Oregon State Bar Association

Speaking / Writing

Over the years Bob has written many articles, addressing such topics as business divorces, technology upgrades, redefining corporate sustainability and responsibility, choosing business entities, fiduciary duties after Enron, commercial property leases, tenant in common securities, and Section 1031 exchanges for fractional interests in real property.

Bob has been a presenter, panelist and lecturer on a wide range of business and municipal law topics.