Katherine A. Fredericks

Katherine A. Fredericks


Bio

Ms. Fredericks is an associate with the firm.  Her practice focuses on workers’ compensation, OSHA, employment law and other administrative law defense.  Before joining the firm, Ms. Fredericks worked as a Judicial Extern for the United States District Court of Oregon in Portland, Oregon.  Ms. Fredericks was also a volunteer law clerk at The Commons Law Center and a law clerk at Hart Wagner in Portland, Oregon.  Ms. Fredericks received her law degree from University of Oregon School of Law and completed her undergraduate degree at Gonzaga University with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice.  She is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association.   

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Attorney
CUMMINS, GOODMAN, DENLEY & VICKERS, P.C.
Workers’ compensation, OSHA, employment and complex civil litigation. Representation of employers and insurance companies.

Judicial Extern, 2020
CHAMBERS OF CHIEF JUDGE MARCO HERNÁNDEZ
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT OF OREGON
Portland, Oregon
Drafted opinions, orders, and memoranda for Judge Hernández.  Conducted extensive legal research and writing and observed various judicial proceedings including sentencing, oral argument, and reentry court.

Law Clerk, 2019
THE COMMONS LAW CENTER
Portland, Oregon
Assisted in the preparation of family law matters; reviewed and summarized client files, drafted correspondence, and performed legal research.  Worked directly with clients, attended hearings, and conducted prospective client interviews.

Law Clerk, 2018
HART WAGNER LLP
Portland, Oregon
Assisted in the preparation of our clients’ defense against medical malpractice lawsuits, to be presented in trial, arbitration, or mediation.  Reviewed and summarized medical records, drafted memoranda and client reports.

 EDUCATION
2020, J.D. Degree
University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, Oregon

2015, B.A., Criminal Justice
Gonzaga University
Spokane, Washington

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Oregon State Bar Association