Education

  • Northwestern School of Law
  • Lewis & Clark College
  • (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
  • California State University, Chico
  • (B.A., English 2006)

Emily Clark Cuellar loves to help her clients as they navigate their most significant relationships—with their children, their significant others, their family of origin, or even themselves. She centers her practice on domestic relations and fiduciary and probate litigation. Her passions are helping people grow their families with a cohabitation agreement, premarital agreement, or independent adoption and helping transgender and nonbinary clients legally change their names and gender markers. She offers inclusive and non-judgmental counsel for clients no matter the makeup of their family or the issues they face.

In 2014, Emily graduated cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School where she was active on law review (and actually liked it!). After graduation, Emily moved to Alaska, expanding her legal experience as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Hon. Kari Kristiansen in Palmer, where she drafted rulings all types of cases, from drug possession charges to real property disputes. She is a member of the Oregon, Washington, and Alaska State Bars.

Emily enjoys volunteering her time and has volunteered with Imagine Possibilities, St. Andrew Legal Clinic, Oregon Food Bank, Minds Matter Portland, the Black Resilience Fund and at Refugee Adjustment Day. Outside of the office, Emily enjoys spending time outdoors with her family—hiking, playing at the dog park, or buying too much stuff at the farmer’s market.

Professional Affiliations

  • Alaska State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, 2016- Present
  • Oregon Women Lawyers
  • Multnomah Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Section CLE Committee

Select Speaking Engagements & Publications

  • Contributed to the update of the Oregon Time Limitations
  • Oregon State Bar Elder Law Newsletter “Tips for those interested in legislative issues” January, 2017
  • Basic Probate Administration in Oregon“, Basic Estate Planning and Administration 2016 Seminar, November 2016
  • Alaska Community Property Trust“, ORCPA, June 2016

Community & Charity Involvement

  • Mind Matter Portland
  • Imagine Possibilities
    • Board Member, 2015 – Present