Professional Experience

Heather Hansen focuses her practice in the areas of business, real estate and employment law.

Heather joined Bryant, Lovlien & Jarvis in 2013. Prior to joining BLJ, Heather was a  shareholder with the large regional firm of Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.

From 2009-2012, Law & Politics magazine named Heather “A Rising Star,” a distinction that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. While up to 5% of the lawyers in a state are named to SuperLawyers, no more than 2.5% are named to Rising Stars. Heather is also a 2008 “Accomplished Under 40” recipient.

Professional & Community Activities

Oregon State Bar
Real Estate and Business sections
Labor and Employment Law Section

Bend Chamber of Commerce
Past Chair of Board of Directors 2019
Chair of Board of Directors 2018
Vice Chair 2017
Treasurer 2016
Board of Directors 2013-2019

Bend Next, an Oregon nonprofit
Board of Directors 2019

Opportunity Knocks
Board of Directors, 2011-2014

Network of Entrepreneurial Women
Member 2008-present, various board positions from 2008-2011, President 2010

Oregon Women Lawyers
Member, past member Board of Directors

Leadership Bend – Class of 2009

Admitted to Practice

Oregon State Courts
United States District Court, District of Oregon
Washington State Courts


University of Oregon School of Law, Juris Doctor degree (2003)
University of Oregon, Bachelor of Science degree (1999)