Our mission is to free families from the emotional and financial chaos that entangles parents and children in conflict by developing thoughtful, creative solutions to their problems.
Attorney Scott Leibenguth has practiced as a divorce lawyer-mediator in Portland, Oregon for more than 20 years.
Scott will find the best approach for your case, whether it be Mediation, Litigation, Collaborative, Direct Negotiation or another “Outside the Box” solution.
At Leibenguth Law we offer experience, insight, and creativity. We settle nearly 90 percent of our caseload, and we handle high conflict custody and divorce cases. Many other firms turn away from high conflict cases. Not us! We limit the number of cases we accept so that we can assure each of our cases receive the personal care they each deserve.
Mr. Leibenguth’s practice emphasizes family law mediation, parenting coordination, and work with divorce cases which include property rights, business interests, alimony, child and spousal support, child custody and parenting disputes. Also, Mr. Leibenguth works in guardianship, conservatorship, and contested probate cases.
Mr. Leibenguth works within the “Collaborative Law” process as well as the traditional litigation model. Mr. Leibenguth is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association (Family Law Section), Multnomah County Bar Association, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners and the National Association of Counsel for Children. Scott has been a frequent speaker on the subjects of family law mediation, parenting coordination and the representation of children for the Oregon State Bar, local bar associations, local children’s rights organizations, and the National Business Institute. Mr. Leibenguth has appeared Pro Hac Vice in the State of Washington on the issue of grandparents custody rights. Mr. Leibenguth has served on the Oregon State Bar Executive Committee, Oregon Academy of Family Law Practitioners Executive Committee, Oregon AFCC Chapter Coordinating and Executive Committees, MBA Judicial Screening Committee, MBA Continuing Legal Education Committee, and the Multnomah County Family Law Advisory Committee. He is a Paul Harris Fellow and a former Director of the Gresham Rotary Club and the Fairlawn Ethics Committee. Scott’s educational training includes B.S. Indiana University (Business Economics,) J.D. Willamette Univ. School of Law (Law Review,) DePaul Univ. School of Law “Family Law Mediation” (40 hrs.) Pepperdine Univ. School of Law – “Mediation” (42 hrs.) Scott was admitted to the Oregon State Bar 1994.
“I have dedicated my career to helping families escape from the despair, and hardship conflict inflicts on both parents and their children. It is an honor to be charged with the responsibility of guiding families through the toughest situation imaginable – divorce and custody disputes. Whether my role is that of a divorce and family law mediator or parent coordinator, I take my responsibility very seriously as I know from first-hand experience the difference an experienced divorce and custody expert can make in the financial and emotional lives of parents and children. I can help!” I can help!”
– Scott Leibenguth.
NEW ADDRESS AS OF 5/19/2019
4248 Galewood Street
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035