Gabrielle D. Richards
Gabrielle D. Richards (Gabby) focuses her practice on trust and estate litigation, probate, guardianships, conservatorships, estate planning, landlord-tenant disputes, protection orders and property issues. An experienced litigator, Gabby's clients include individuals, professional fiduciaries, small businesses, large corporations and non-profits in a multitude of industries - from aviation and transportation to banking and forest products. Gabby has litigated cases throughout Oregon and Washington, in state and federal court. Gabby also is experienced in alternative dispute resolution, having successfully concluded cases in mediation and arbitration.
Gabby began her legal career at Perkins Coie, a large and well-respected Seattle-based law firm, before forming Martin & Richards, LLP. Prior to attending law school, Gabby enjoyed a career as an editor at one of the nation's preeminent newspapers, The Washington Post, where she spent time in the Sports and National news sections.
Gabby is committed to pro bono work and frequently represents victims of domestic violence and seniors on a pro bono or "low bono" basis. Gabby currently serves on the Multnomah Bar Association Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and previously served on the Oregon State Bar Pro Bono Committee. She is the co-founder of the Cascadia Mobile Legal Clinic and is a committed advocate for people with disabilities.
Gabby enjoys traveling, reading and going on adventures to interesting places. Her vision for Martin & Richards, LLP is to provide exceptional legal services with a client-centric approach and innovative strategies.
B.S., Journalism, Oklahoma State University
M.S., Aeronautical Science, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
J.D., Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College
Oregon (all state courts)
Washington (all state courts)
U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Oregon State Bar
Washington State Bar Association
Multnomah Bar Association
Clark County Bar Association
Oregon Women Lawyers
Oregon State Bar ONLD Advancing Diversity Award: 2017
WSBA Pro Bono Publico Service Commendation: 2016