Lillian Quinn, is a Bend, Oregon, Family Law Attorney with a unique peaceful and constructive approach to separation and divorce.
Lillian, was born and raised in Helena Montana, graduated from the University of Montana with a BA in English and a BA in Theater and taught high school students before attending law school. She graduated from Northwestern School of Law/Lewis and Clark, in Portland, OR in 1992. She immediately passed the bar and has been certified to practice law by the State of Oregon since 1992.
Joel was born and raised in Minnesota and North Dakota, moving to Oregon to attend law school. He has practiced family law here in Oregon for 31 years. He obtained his undergraduate degree in 1981 from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, with a major in Business Administration and minors in Political Science and Religion. He earned his law degree in 1987 from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, OR.
From 1990-2013 Joel practiced family law with St. Andrew Legal Clinic (SALC), a low income legal service provider in the Portland, OR metropolitan area. He was a staff attorney there for five years, then became Executive Director, a position which he held for 18 years. As Executive Director, Joel was the firm’s managing partner, overseeing a staff of 18 lawyers at one point. His job combined handling family law cases, (including trial work), working with a Board of Directors, and helping with outreach and fundraising.
Joel joined Zimmer Family Law in 2013. He was a partner in the firm Zimmer, Bond, Fay & Overlund from 2016 to 2019. In 2019, Joel and his wife relocated to Bend. He has joined Non Hostile Family Law to focus on the resolution of family law matters without traditional litigation, through the use of mediation, limited services and collaborative law.
Sheri Mays - Legal Assistant
Sheri Mays comes to Non-Hostile Family Law with over 30 years of Title and Escrow experience! Her experience lends an attention to detail. Sheri will welcome you as soon as you walk through the front door. She is well versed in all the aspects of family law and how difficult emotionally the process can be. She is always there to lend a sympathetic ear. Sheri's experience isn't limited to the office. A transplant from Arizona, Sheri’s great passion for animals has led her to acquire two horses, three cats and two dogs. She loves Central Oregon and assisting with the various stages of Family Law that Non Hostile Family Law presents her!