Iván Resendiz Gutierrez was recently selected by the Chief United States District Judge for the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon to serve as cochair of the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representatives for the District of Oregon. Lawyer representatives are chosen by federal judges in each of the Ninth Circuit’s fifteen districts in nine western states (including Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington) and two Pacific Island jurisdictions. In his roles as cochair and a Lawyer Representative, Iván (who served as an appellate law clerk for the Oregon Appellate Courts before joining Miller Nash) works closely with federal judges and the federal bar to improve the administration of justice in the Circuit, as well as provide support and advice in the functioning of the courts. Iván was appointed by Oregon federal district judges as a Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representative in fall 2022 and will serve a three-year term (2022-2025).
To learn more, visit the Ninth Circuit Lawyer Representatives website.
About Iván Resendiz Gutierrez
Iván is a litigation and appellate attorney serving the employment needs of public and private clients, with an emphasis on supporting K-12 and higher education institutions, energy companies, and online marketplaces. He handles complex cases and situations, providing practical advice and finding creative solutions for clients from such diverse industries as education and energy. Before joining Miller Nash LLP, Iván served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Lynn R. Nakamoto at the Oregon Supreme Court and the Oregon Court of Appeals.
Iván is active in the Oregon community. He currently serves as cochair of the Oregon Minority Lawyers Association. He also serves as board president of Legal Aid Services of Oregon and as an Executive Committee member-at-large of Oregon Law Center’s Board of Directors, allowing him to help provide high quality legal services to low-income Oregonians. Iván is also a proud member of the Headwaters Council of The Freshwater Trust (TFT), an advisory group comprised of emerging business leaders, disrupters, decision-makers, and influencers who help TFT drive the next generation of creative and networked conservation and philanthropy. A past president of the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association, Iván enjoys mentoring new lawyers and law students and routinely participates in programs aimed to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Oregon legal community.
A proud “Double Duck,” Iván received his bachelor’s degree (in psychology and political science) from the University of Oregon (B.A. ’12) before earning his law degree at the University of Oregon School of Law (J.D. ’15).