Firm Members Attend 2017 Economic Summit

As part of their commitment to staying abreast of the latest economic developments impacting their clients and community,  firm members Gerry Gaydos, Sheryl Balthrop and Nicholas R. Balthrop recently attended the 2017 Economic Summit. Knight Campus to Leverage Scientific  Research Chris Edwards, Asst. V.P. of Strategic Initiatives, shared an insider’s view on how the University… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Website!

We are excited to introduce our new website with responsive design. Whether you are on a desktop, tablet or smartphone, this website is user friendly for any device. Services Our services encompass an array of practice areas, from estate planning and family law to business and employment, and mediation and arbitration. As a client-focused firm,… Read more »

GCB Receives Readers Choice Recognition

More than 15,000 Register Guard readers participated in the 9th annual survey this past spring. GCB was delighted to be initially nominated and then subsequently voted as a front-runner for favorite Law Firm in the Eugene/Springfield area. We thank you! We want to thank all our friends who voted and go to the Register Guard… Read more »

The Secret to Effective Negotiation in the Most Difficult Situation of All: A Dispute with a Colleague, Friend or Family Member

When many of us think of negotiating in a difficult situation, we think of sitting across the table from a cold, calculating, crafty adversary bent on maximizing personal benefit. While such a situation can indeed be challenging, skilled negotiators often report that that they are the most unsettled when they encounter a colleague, friend or… Read more »

Are These 5 Mistaken Beliefs Keeping You From Mediating Your Divorce?

Chris and Remy are divorcing[1]. Remy did some online research and became overwhelmed. Remy then made a few calls to divorce attorneys and was dismayed by the cost. Chris alternates between anger and grief. Chris’s friends tell Chris to get a pit-bull attorney so as to not be taken advantage of, particularly regarding custody of… Read more »

Sheryl Balthrop Honored with LCBA Pro Bono Award

Sheryl Balthrop was honored at this year’s Lane County Bar Association Spring Bash and Awards Dinner with the Andrew Clement Pro Bono Award.  This award is given to honor an individual who has provided exceptional service to persons of limited means.  Sheryl was honored for her work with ShelterCare, a non-profit human services agency providing… Read more »

Gerry Gaydos Receives Award of Merit from the Oregon State Bar

The Award of Merit is the highest honor that the bar can bestow. This award is given to those who have made outstanding contributions to the bench, bar and community, and who exhibit the highest standards of professionalism. Throughout his career, Gerry Gaydos has been an example of commitment, dedication and professionalism to his clients,… Read more »

Gerry Gaydos Named 2011 Eugene First Citizen

Gerry Gaydos has been selected to receive the prestigious 2011 Eugene First Citizen Award presented by the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce. The First Citizen Award honors one outstanding individual making notable contributions to the Eugene/Springfield community through business and community service efforts. Mr. Gaydos has practiced business and estate planning law in Eugene for… Read more »