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Contact Jeff

3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2305

Jeffrey G. Condit

Serves as general counsel for community college districts, school districts, and cities. Before joining Miller Nash LLP, Jeff served as city attorney for the city of Lake Oswego (1991-1998) and as Benton County counsel (1986-1991).
Drafted construction contracts and revisions to AIA form contracts for public- and private-sector clients, including community colleges, private universities, school districts, and cities.
Assisted Portland Community College in the development and implementation of its 2000 and 2008 bond program expansions, including land use, construction contracts, property acquisition, and election law issues.
Assisted several public clients with siting of solar facilities on the roofs of new and remodeled buildings. Assisted wind and solar energy clients with obtaining and defending on appeal county land use approvals for renewable energy projects.
Assisted cities and counties with amendments to their home-rule charters.
Negotiated complex development agreements on behalf of private developers and municipalities.
Has drafted and revised ballot titles, explanatory statements, and measure information for charter amendments, bond measures, and local option levies. Has represented parties in ballot title challenges to state measures.
Represented the cities of West Linn and Tualatin in achieving reversal and remand of LCDC’s decisions affirming Metro’s designation of the Stafford Area as urban reserve.
Has appeared many times before the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals and the Oregon Court of Appeals, primarily on land use matters.
Represented public and private bodies at tax court and in state agency procedures.
Assisted school district client with formation of a park and recreation district to assume school aquatic facilities.
Assemblage of all or part of seven properties through negotiation and condemnation; adoption of a Metro Title 11 concept plan; annexation to the City of Sherwood; formation of a reimbursement district for public utility expenditures; obtained wetland fill permits; obtained conditional use permit, property line adjustments, and partition.
Drafted or commented upon significant land use legislation, restructuring of Oregon higher education system, legislation affecting cities and counties.
Has assisted with drafting charter amendments, local ordinances, school district policies, and administrative rules. Such regulations have included utility codes, zoning ordinances, tax ordinances, and public contracting rules.
Advise clients on compliance with the public records and meetings laws, including representation at the district attorney and circuit court levels.
Advised public clients regarding compliance with the Oregon Government Ethics Law, including requesting opinions for the Oregon Ethics Commission and participating in rulemaking.
Represented Cities of Lake Oswego and West Linn in a successful challenge to the inclusion of the Stafford basin area within the Metropolitan Urban Growth Boundary.
Negotiated on behalf of private property owners in right-of-way condemnation actions.
Assisted client through the local land use process to get its property included in the City of Bend urban growth boundary expansion.
Negotiated utility franchises with metro-area cities on behalf of telecommunications and energy utilities.
Assisted City in defending its urban growth boundary expansion at LCDC and on appeal.