Reinisch Wilson Weier PC Workers' Compensation Defense and Employment Law

Medical physicians know little of distinctive conditions — says Washington Supreme Court

By Charles Pearson - on: Aug 15, 2017
In Street v. Weyerhaeuser Company,[1] decided on August 10, 2017, the Washington Supreme Court held that expert medical testimony is not required in occupational disease claims to prove that the conditions of an injured worker’s employment are distinctive. A medical expert’s testimony need only demonstrate proximate causation. By way of background: under the Industrial Insurance […]

The Firm paddles a dragonboat, raises funds for the Children’s Cancer Association

By Reinisch Wilson Weier PC - on: Aug 14, 2017
Rhinos do like water! Firm members joined the Bridge City Paddling Club’s Dawn to Dusk Paddle on August 12, a benefit for the Children’s Cancer Association, which provides free, innovative programs and services for seriously ill teens and their families. The team learned the basics of dragonboat paddling while sailing the Willamette River from the […]

Firm and community support a playground upgrade

By Reinisch Wilson Weier PC - on: Aug 10, 2017
Reinisch Wilson Weier PC is a proud sponsor of the now-completed Hayhurst Elementary School Dream Big Project, a collaborative effort of Hayhurst children, parents, teachers and the surrounding community to design, fund, and build an innovative, imaginative and durable playground that now replaces the decades-old structure. Hayhurst Elementary School is a public school nestled in SW Portland. The […]

Oregon WC Department may now appoint two-member medical arbiter panels

By Michael Jones - on: Jul 12, 2017
An Oregon legislative bill that allows the Director of Department of Consumer and Business Services under certain circumstances to appoint a two- or three-member medical arbiter panel has become law. The bill was signed into law by Oregon Governor Kate Brown on May 17, 2017, and will take effect on January 1, 2018. The Department […]

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I believe that open lines of communication are the cornerstone to effective representation. I strive to ensure that I am readily available and prepared to respond to client inquiries with innovative solutions. My approach focuses upon interpreting the nuances of each particular case to ensure that my review and recommendations are tailored to the individual fact patterns.

In my opinion, a strong defense is predicated upon a complete understanding of the case, as well as the unique needs and desires of the client. My role is to fully ascertain and interpret the relevant facts, and develop a proactive plan the minimizes exposure potentials and represents the best possible outcome for my client.

Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Oregon, 2014
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature (with honors), University of Portland, 2010

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Memberships and Community

  • Member, Oregon Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers
    • Working Parents Committee

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In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys attempting to cook overly complicated recipes in frequently disastrous attempts to imitate Food Network stars. She’s happiest exploring the hiking trails of the Pacific Northwest with her husband, young daughter and two energetic rescue dogs.