Attorneys Hillsboro, Oregon

Hiring an attorney is an investment in your future. Our attorneys help clients achieve a high rate of return across multiple areas of practice, including family law, estates and trusts, and personal injury. First established in 1973, our law firm has evolved over decades to serve our increasingly diverse Oregon clientele. Scroll down to learn more.


We offer a diverse portfolio of legal services. If you don't see your legal matter listed, please contact us - we may be able to help.

Estates & Trusts

We are a leading provider of estate and trust services in Washington County. Estate plans may include living trusts, wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives. We also represent clients in probate, guardianship, and conservatorship cases.

Family Law

Our seven attorney Family Law Team helps clients build long-term solutions to difficult family law problems. Issues we focus on include divorce, child custody and parenting time, complex property division, child support, and spousal support (alimony).


We help clients solve difficult financial problems in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases.

Business Law

Shareholder Grant Burton acts as general counsel for numerous small businesses in Washington County.

Criminal Defense

We zealously defend the rights of individuals charged with crimes in Washington County, Oregon.

Immigration Law

Shareholder Peter Tovey leads our dynamic immigration law practice, which includes citizenship, visas, and work permits.

Juvenile Law

Our juvenile law practice includes adoption, dependency, delinquency, and termination of parental rights cases.

Real Estate

We offer a variety real estate law services, including the preparation of purchase and sale agreements.

Why Should I Choose Hillsboro Law Group PC?

Diverse Areas of Practice

Adversity is a fact of life. Over the course of your life, you may experience numerous challenges - injury in an accident, conflict with a spouse, immigration to a new country, death of a family member, etc. We can help you solve diverse problems over time using a single trusted law firm.

Long-Term Stability

Our law firm has been representing clients in Hillsboro for more than 40 years. Current management joined the law firm in 2006, and has made a long-term commitment to representing clients in Washington County for decades to come.

Washington County Focus

Local court practices often vary significantly by county in Oregon. We understand Washington County courts, judges, attorneys, and juries.

Modern Approach

Our law firm embraces the use of information technology to make our legal services more effective and affordable. We utilize an array of advanced legal software programs to stay ahead of the competition.

Transparent Fees

We consider legal fees to be an investment by our clients to improve their quality of life. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible return on that investment. We strive to ensure that our clients understand the likely cost of services up front. Fee ranges for particular types of services are published throughout this website.

Professional Office

Our law firm moved to its newly renovated 6,250 square foot office in Hawthorn Farms in 2014, offering comfortable and professional accomodations for our clientele.


Our attorneys are dedicated to creating ethical, cost-effective solutions to difficult legal challenges in Northwest Oregon. While our law firm offers a wide variety of legal services, most of our attorneys focus on one or two primary areas of practice.

What Our Clients Say

"Mr. Zwaanstra and his firm were fast acting ... Mr Zwaanstra explained everything to me clearly. He made me aware the situation I was dealing with for seven years on my own, I did not have to fight anymore, and that it would come to an end. I would recommend James Zwaanstra and his firm Hillsboro Law Group PC to anyone."

"David McCaffery helped me with my recent separation and I found him to be professional, straight forward and knowledgeable. I'd highly recommend him for your divorce/separation or family law case."

"I had a particularly difficult and complicated situation to address and contacted more than a dozen lawyers before I reached Grant Burton. Everyone else told me that I had no options nor any form of recourse in my legal matter. Grant saw things differently and after a lot of time, effort, and diligence he was able to find and execute a resolution for me ... He clearly cares about his clients and was very responsive."

"I worked with Peter Tovey in the naturalization process. He is very efficient, the staff in the office is friendly and they are very responsive. Highly recommended."

"We would like to thank Kelly Neilan for her help in our case. She is excellent lawyer and she was very knowledgeable, friendly, caring and patient and has helped guide us through this process. She was able to resolve our case to our satisfaction and she has been a great resource and always available to help us. We are very grateful for her help and guidance."

"I've worked a few times now with Max Brunke on our real estate and land use needs and have been very pleased. His work has always been clear and complete. A couple times we have had pretty tight timelines and he stepped up and met them."