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Cary R. Cadonau

Partner

Cary assists small business owners in all facets of their operations and achieves creative resolutions to personal and commercial disputes while providing exceptional services in an efficient and cost-effective manner. While many disputes resolve through settlement, Cary prepares as though they will not.

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More about Cary R. Cadonau

For over 20 years, Cary has maintained a robust practice at Brownstein Rask representing small businesses and individuals with their transactional and dispute-resolution needs. His broad-ranging practice includes real estate, contracts, business litigation, landlord-tenant, personal injury, injunctions, creditors’ rights, domestic relations, and criminal defense, to name a few. Cary also represents numerous Unions and their affiliated Trust Funds in matters pertaining to enforcement of collective bargaining agreement rights.

Cary “thinks outside the box” and believes that being available and responsive is central to the attorney-client relationship. In an age when remoteness is the norm, Cary goes the extra mile to make himself personally available to his clients and promptly respond to their questions and needs. Cary understands there is no substitute for hard work and dedication to the task at hand, and he approaches each client’s situation with empathy as if it were his own.

  • Lewis and Clark Law School – 2000
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Loyola Marymount University – 1995
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Emphasis in Marketing
    • Minor in Philosophy
  • Oregon State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • Washington State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Western District
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCDLA)
  • Multnomah Bar Association (MBA)
  • Real Estate and Land Use Section of OSB (RELU)
  • Criminal Law Section of OSB
  • Litigation Law Section of OSB
  • Oregon Motorcycle Road Racing Association (OMRRA)

Cary was born in Southwest Portland and attended West Hills Christian School and Wilson High School. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their two young daughters who have voracious appetites for all things softball and volleyball. Cary’s non-law passions include snow skiing, waterskiing, golf, lawyer softball league, and competitive motorcycle racing on tracks throughout Oregon, Washington, and California. When not in town, Cary and his family will often be found skiing and recreating in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, their home away from home.

About

For over 20 years, Cary has maintained a robust practice at Brownstein Rask representing small businesses and individuals with their transactional and dispute-resolution needs. His broad-ranging practice includes real estate, contracts, business litigation, landlord-tenant, personal injury, injunctions, creditors’ rights, domestic relations, and criminal defense, to name a few. Cary also represents numerous Unions and their affiliated Trust Funds in matters pertaining to enforcement of collective bargaining agreement rights.

Cary “thinks outside the box” and believes that being available and responsive is central to the attorney-client relationship. In an age when remoteness is the norm, Cary goes the extra mile to make himself personally available to his clients and promptly respond to their questions and needs. Cary understands there is no substitute for hard work and dedication to the task at hand, and he approaches each client’s situation with empathy as if it were his own.

Education
  • Lewis and Clark Law School – 2000
    • Juris Doctorate
  • Loyola Marymount University – 1995
    • Bachelor of Business Administration
    • Emphasis in Marketing
    • Minor in Philosophy
Admissions
  • Oregon State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • Washington State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Western District
Associations
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCDLA)
  • Multnomah Bar Association (MBA)
  • Real Estate and Land Use Section of OSB (RELU)
  • Criminal Law Section of OSB
  • Litigation Law Section of OSB
  • Oregon Motorcycle Road Racing Association (OMRRA)
Personal

Cary was born in Southwest Portland and attended West Hills Christian School and Wilson High School. He and his wife enjoy spending time with their two young daughters who have voracious appetites for all things softball and volleyball. Cary’s non-law passions include snow skiing, waterskiing, golf, lawyer softball league, and competitive motorcycle racing on tracks throughout Oregon, Washington, and California. When not in town, Cary and his family will often be found skiing and recreating in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, their home away from home.