Steve Janik Helps Secure Victory for Higher Education in Central Oregon

Steve Janik Helps Secure Victory for Higher Education in Central Oregon2018-11-21T18:59:28+00:00
06.09.2015 // Announcements, NEWS
Steve Janik Helps Secure Victory for Higher Education in Central Oregon

The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) upheld the prior decision of the Bend City Council approving the land use applications of Oregon State University for a new 10-acre 4-year campus in Bend. Steve Janik, with co-counsel Liz Fancher and City Attorney of Bend, Mary Winters, successfully argued on behalf of Oregon State University and the City of Bend. The opponents asserted seven assignments of error, and LUBA, in a unanimous decision, denied all of the opponents’ assignments of error. This was a controversial and challenging case, but the outcome is an important victory for the future of higher education in Central Oregon.

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Ball Janik LLP was founded in 1982 with six lawyers and a four-person support staff in Portland, Oregon. Since our firm’s inception, we have expanded our capabilities, our professionals, and geographic footprint. What started as a firm focused in real property and land use (known then as Ball Janik & Novack), has grown to include the insights of a team of 30-plus attorneys, with a combined six centuries of experience, and capabilities including Real Estate and Land Use, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Recovery, Construction and Design, Employment, Finance and Corporate, Public Agencies and Schools, and Community Associations. With offices in Florida and Oregon, our regional growth has earned us a national reputation for upholding the rights of our clients.

Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

Stephen T. Janik
Portland, Oregon
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