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The knowledge, passion, and commitment of our team members makes us who we are. From personal injury law to Family Law, we are ready to help you. Get to know us below.

Derek Attorney - Larwicklaw


Derek is a Pacific Northwest native and, the son of a logger, and a public school teacher. He grew up in Southwest Washington, felling timber and bucking logs with his father.

For several years, Derek worked as a Wildland Firefighter for the U.S. Forest Service. He supervised other firefighters and developed an appreciation for the safety rules that protect workers and others in our community.

After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in biology and Spanish in Hawaii, Derek earned a law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law, where he served as the editor-in-chief of Oregon Law Review and graduated in the top five percent of his class. In moot court competitions, he achieved the Best Brief Award at the American Constitution Society Appellate Competition at UCLA Law School and was a National Runner-Up at the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Trial Competition in Chicago.

Derek worked as a judicial extern for Judge John Acosta of the U.S. District Court of Oregon and later held a position as a judicial clerk on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, California. Following his clerkship, Derek joined and later became a partner at a firm dedicated to holding corporations accountable for the injuries and harm they caused others.

In 2016, Derek started Larwick Law Firm, which harnesses technology to create an efficient, thorough approach to obtaining justice for our clients, and we now have hundreds of satisfied former clients.

Derek has a busy life keeping up with his wife and four kids. His family is very active in the Eugene Soccer world, and Derek is their number one supporter.

What’s your hidden talent? - Connect four domination.

Keith Attorney - Larwicklaw


Keith’s practice is devoted to helping injured people and their families in their greatest time of need. Keith has experience in multiple areas of the law—including representing tenants against predatory landlords and helping employees whose rights were violated by employers—but he joined the Larwick Law Firm to represent victims and their families who were injured by the negligence of others.

Keith is known for his persistence, calm demeanor under pressure, and his ability to simplify complex factual scenarios and legal issues. His ability to read the situation, value the case accurately and communicate effectively helps to ensure a just resolution. He goes above and beyond to advocate for his clients.

Keith graduated from Gonzaga University with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He immediately began working for a local labor union where he represented over 1200 union members across three states. He stood for the rights of workers and pushed back against multinational corporations. During law school, Keith focused on representing clients from underserved communities. As an attorney, he still believes in helping the overmatched. Whether negotiating for safer working conditions against Fortune 500 companies or representing clients injured by someone else’s wrongdoing, Keith fights on behalf of those who might otherwise be powerless.

Outside of work, Keith is a passionate fan of auto racing, specifically the 24 Hours of Le Mans and Formula One. Most of all, he loves going to baseball games with his wife and two daughters.

Do you play any instruments? I can play the intro to Billy Joel’s “Only the Good Die Young” on piano.

Where is the most beautiful place you’ve been? The top of Mt. Hood at sunrise is pretty hard to beat.

Ana Attorney - Larwicklaw


Ana is one of our talented legal assistants. She is bilingual and brings an upbeat attitude to the firm. She is passionate about helping all people. She brings ten years of legal experience to Larwick Law Firm, three of which were as a legal assistant.

When not at work, she loves spending time with her partner in crime, his two kids, and their pup, Shiva. For fun, she likes to play video games, battle it out in Magic the Gathering duels, take a stroll to catch Pokémon, watch movies, or attend live concerts.

Have you ever cut your own hair? How did that go? I always cut my own hair. When I was 16, I went in for a haircut and paid $80 to have my hair look the same. Ever since I cut my own hair, I just keep chopping until I'm content with the results. I do the same with my hair color as well. I have to say that to this day, I have not botched my hair too badly.

Which living person would you most want to meet? The person I would love to meet most in the world is Henry Cavill. I loved him as Superman, and I am huge into superhero movies. He is also a gamer, loves to play tabletop games, and is very educated, so I feel he would be a very interesting person to have a conversation with. Plus, I really admire the dedication and hard work he puts into each one of his roles.

Taylor Attorney - Larwicklaw


Taylor moved to Oregon in July 2022. She is our talented medical records specialist. Working with our client’s medical records team is a great responsibility that Taylor navigates with respect and care. Taylor has a BA in English Literature and has taken a sabbatical in the middle of her master's studies. She has a background in bartending and office administration. Taylor loves to read and travel when not at work.

What is your interior design style? - Haunted Old Lady vibes - picture 1700s.

What superpower would you want? - to be invisible! Which one would you never want? - to read minds - way too intrusive.

Kayla Attorney - Larwicklaw


Kayla was born and raised in Eugene by her immigrant father and schoolteacher mother who together owned and operated a local restaurant. After highschool, Kayla chose the desert to attend college. During her time at the University of Arizona, Kayla completed two internships with Kohl’s and Macy’s and graduated in 2014 with a major in Retailing & Consumer Sciences and minors in Business Administration and Business Management.

In 2018, Kayla welcomed her adorable daughter Charlotte into the world. They love adventuring around the Pacific Northwest camping, fishing and hiking waterfalls. With a passion for the outdoors and solo exploration, Kayla has recently gotten into backpacking. She has enjoyed seeing so many beautiful places in nature.

Pineapple on pizza? Absolutely!

If you had a warning label, what would it say? Feed when grouchy.


Hope was born and raised in a small coastal town of Northern Michigan. She is the youngest of her family with three older brothers. Hope attended Michigan State University where she sought to expand upon her passion for justice and equality by obtaining a BA in Humanities Pre-Law. She interned at The Resolution Services Center of Central Michigan, where she learned alternative dispute resolution skills and was trained in civil mediation. In 2022, Hope and her partner relocated to Eugene and since then, have loved exploring the beautiful state of Oregon. In her spare time, Hope can be found kayaking, creating collage art, catching up on podcasts, reading nonfiction, or (attempting to) relax with her cat, Lizard.

Do you have any nicknames? Yes! - Gator

Which fictional character do you idolize? Tough one. I think it has to be Leslie Knope


Alexie is one of our talented legal assistants. She was born and raised in Eugene and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Science from Western Oregon University. Alexie brings her background in office administration and the medical clinic setting to the Larwick Law Firm medical records team.
When not at work, Alexie enjoys adventuring and learning with her daughter, Taya. They love spending time doing puzzles, playing board games, and reading together. When the weather is nice, they spend as much time outside as possible, exploring new hikes, relaxing at the lake or riding bikes around the neighborhood.
Do you have any hobbies?
I am currently teaching myself (and Taya) how to play the piano. I’m no pro, but thoroughly enjoy the challenge! I also enjoy anything and everything crafty/DIY!
What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Vanilla Bean. So boring, but SO good. It never disappoints!

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