Randy J. Harvey is a lead attorney at Employment Law Professionals Northwest. The firm's primary office is in Sherwood, Oregon, but provides legal services in California as well as Oregon, working out of a Sacramento, remote office. Dr. Randy Harvey holds a PhD from the University of Oregon in addition to his Juris Doctorate from Concord Purdue University as well as a MA in Bible and Theology from Western Seminary, and an MS Ed from Eastern Oregon . Randy devotes his practice to employment law and defending law enforcement. He litigates on behalf of clients who have experienced whistleblower retaliation, discrimination, and civil rights violations. Randy advises churches and non-profits on policy and employment matters, and professionals on administrative licensing matters. The firm also provides legal services in estate planning, wills, trusts, and probate.
Dr. Harvey graduated from Concord Purdue Law School and has been licensed to practice in California since 2008 and in Oregon since 2011. He has litigated cases in Oregon and California federal and state courts on diverse matters including contract disputes, employment retaliation, discrimination, ADA issues, religious discrimination, and defamation. He has represented professionals before California and Oregon administrative agencies pertaining to their professional licenses and discipline.
Whether a client needs to litigate in Federal Courts, State Courts or in front of administrative law judges in state agency matters, Dr. Harvey is comfortable litigating in all of these environments. He has also resolved many client cases to their satisfaction using the mediation or arbitration processes.
Dr. Harvey is involved in his community having served on Oregon House of Delegates for the Oregon State Bar, the Board of the Chamber of Commerce in Sherwood, and leadership positions in Rotary. He is a former member of the Sacramento County Bar Association and is currently a member of the Multnomah County Bar Association, the Oregon and California State Bars, the Oregon Trial Lawyers' Association, and the Christian Legal Society. He teaches a bible study at his office every Friday morning at 6:00 a.m. and he occasionally teaches Biblical Greek for laypersons.
Concord Law School of Kaplan University, Los Angeles, California
Juris Doctorate 2007
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Ph.D. Education Policy and Management 1989
Western Seminary, Portland, Oregon
M.A. Bible and Theology 2021
Current Employment Position
Professional License Defense
Representing Law Enforcement
Human Resource Advice for Small Business
Church and Para-Church Organizations