Timothy V. Ramis - Jordan Ramis PC

Timothy V. Ramis

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 503-598-5573

For more than 30 years, Tim Ramis has focused his practice on the business of land development in the region. Tim's extensive experience includes land use and transportation planning, local government applications, Goal 5 applications, wetland permitting, Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA) petitions, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court cases, and legislative drafting.His knowledge helps him deal with planning, engineering, transportation, wetlands, habitat, economic, and other technical consultants and permits him to interface well with local planning staff.Tim's in-depth experience and skill has resulted in his playing a major role in some of the most prominent land developments in the region such as:

- The Peterkort Property
- Villebois
- Clackamas Town Center
- Clackamas Promenade

Prior to entering private practice, Tim served as assistant county counsel for Washington County, Oregon, where he was legal advisor to the County Planning Commission, Planning Department, Public Works Department, and Unified Sewage Agency. He also worked as staff liaison to the Metropolitan Service District.

Tim currently serves as city attorney for the cities of Tigard, Milwaukie, and West Linn, Oregon.

A member of the United States Tennis Association, Tim remains active in tennis, swimming, and skiing. His interests in urban economics and land development have led him to travel extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and North Africa.

Stanford UniversityBA 1972University of OregonJ.D. 1975

Office Location

Two Centerpointe Drive, 6th Floor
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Portland-OR Metro Area
Timothy V. Ramis has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Timothy V. Ramis has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law
Municipal Law
Real Estate Law (Land Use)