Stephen Palmer

City of Sherwood

About Stephen Palmer

Steve has been practicing law since 1994, graduating from University of Oregon Law School where he served on the Managerial Board of the Oregon Law Review.Steve has served as a Municipal Court Judge for the Cities of Newberg, Sherwood, Dayton, Dundee, Yamhill-Carlton, and McMinnville. He is a current member of the Estate Planning and Domestic Relations Sections of the Oregon State Bar as well as the Yamhill County Bar Association. Steve is a managing partner at the law firm, Brown Tarlow Bridges, & Palmer, PC in Newberg, Oregon. Steve's practice focuces primarily on: Family Law including:Complex Dissolutions & Legal Separations,Custody, Parenting Time and Third Party VisitationsChild & Spousal Support Orders & ModificationsOut of Court Mediations & Settlements Criminal Defense & Traffic Related MattersEstate Planning


Work experience

City of Sherwood
Pro Tempore Municipal Court Judge | 2021 - Present
City of McMinnville
Pro Tempore Municipal Court Judge | 2021 - Present
City of Dundee
Pro Tempore Municipal Court Judge | 2021 - Present


University of Oregon
J.D., Law | 1994 - Present
Activities: Served on Managerial Board of Oregon Law Review Represented school at regional Client Counseling competitions
Carroll College
B.A., Speech Communications | 1989 - Present
Activities: Varsity Debate Team, won over 50 awards at national tournaments. Honors: Graduated with Honors


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