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Contact Kelly

3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2332

Kelly S. Hossaini


Kelly S. Hossaini is the team leader of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn's land use and real estate practice teams. Her practice is devoted to assisting small- and large-scale developers, institutions (including hospitals, school districts, community colleges, and universities), and corporate landowners with a full range of land use matters, including master planning, site evaluation and selection, annexation, development review, subdivision, and property disputes. Kelly also assists clients with evaluating and planning for on-site natural resources, including wetland fill permitting. Kelly has represented clients at the Land Use Board of Appeals and the Oregon Court of Appeals, as well as at administrative hearings before state agencies, and at the local government level throughout Oregon.

Kelly also represents public entities and private landowners in condemnation actions.

Kelly is a frequent contributor to Miller Nash Graham & Dunn's real estate development blog, From the Ground Up.

Representative Experience

Serve as general land use counsel for national home builder in gaining entitlements for residential developments throughout the Portland metropolitan area.
Represented the Garden in obtaining a conditional use permit to expand the Garden's leasehold and add new structures and facilities. Successfully defended the expansion approval at the Land Use Board of Appeals.
Represented senior care provider in gaining approval for annexation and a zone change for a seven-acre property in Happy Valley in order to build independent living, assisted living, and memory care development.
Assisting Seaside School District with evaluating options for relocation of schools and school facilities outside the tsunami zone. The work includes evaluation of property purchases, urban growth boundary expansion, annexation, natural resource issues, and land use permitting.
Assisting Portland Community College with development projects on multiple campus sites as a result of the 2008 bond issued for $374 million.