Raylynna Peterson is the founding and managing member of Peterson Law Group, established in 2005. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 1990 and obtained her law degree from Whittier College School of Law in 1996. After being admitted to the California Bar in early 1997, Raylynna began working at the Orange County Public Defender's Office and the Public Law Center in Santa Ana, California. In the fall of 1998, Raylynna opened her first law office in Laguna Beach, California and began handling a variety of civil matters including estate planning, adoption, personal injury, real estate and business law.
Raylynna returned to Oregon the fall of 2000 just before the birth of her first daughter. Following maternity leave she worked for the insurance defense firm of Mitchell, Lang & Smith as a paralegal and then an attorney after being admitted to the Oregon Bar in 2002.
In September 2005 Raylynna left Mitchell, Lang & Smith to re-establish her own practice and opened a law office in North Portland. Uniquely situated near Emanuel Hospital and the Rose Quarter, Raylynna and her associates have been successfully assisting clients in the Portland community ever since.
Derwin joined the Peterson Law Group in January 2016 as a legal assistant. Derwin brings a wonderful level of genuine courtesy and professionalism to our firm. Derwin is the first person you'll speak with when you call Peterson Law Group. Drawing on his past experience in television production and management of install technicians for Dish Network, Derwin manages our front office with friendly, customer service oriented confidence. As a father of four children, Derwin is able to juggle the varied needs of our busy office with skill and finesse.