BETH CRAWFORD, Attorney

Beth Crawford mug shotBeth has been practicing law in Corvallis for almost a decade.  

Beth is both a skilled advocate and a compassionate professional whose practice focuses on issues related to people and their families. She understands that matters involving the family (such as divorce, custody of children, parenting time, property division and obtaining a guardianship for a loved one) can be emotionally challenging. Beth is committed to helping her clients understand both their rights and their responsibilities. She listens to each client's goals and then works with hwe client to establish a plan to achieve the best outcome for her clients. She works toward amicable settlement whenever possible, but has a solid litigation track record if settlement is not possible.

Beth graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University and went on to earn a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. She came to Corvallis in 2001 as co-director of the OSU United Campus Ministry at Westminster House. While there, she gained experience in the areas of counseling and group facilitation. She also taught at OSU as an adjunct faculty member in the Women Studies and Academic Learning Services departments. Those experiences inform Beth's compassionate approach to her clients and her tough

-representation for her clients.

Beth obtained her law degree from the University of Oregon in 2008. During law school, she participated in the school's Domestic Violence Clinic where she represented domestic violence victims in restraining order hearings. She also obtained legal research and writing experience as a law clerk providing civil litigation support at a Eugene law firm. In addition, Beth served throughout law school on the Women's Law Forum Board of Directors where she actively promoted the fair treatment and equality of women in society.  Beth continues t

COURTENEY HALSTEAD, Legal Assistant

Courteney Halstead

Courteney  graduated from Western Oregon University where she studied Criminal Justice and Social Sciences receiving the Dean’s List Award and other honors. She has been working with Beth since early 2016.

Prior to joining the firm, she assisted in personal injury cases, criminal and medical malpractice. She is an experienced assistant, skilled in working with clients, handling document drafting, assisting in trial preparation and other areas of case management.

A Benton County native, Courteney enjoys spending time on the farm and volunteering with the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence to bring awareness to the community and end domestic violence and sexual assault. As a volunteer with the Sunrisers Kiwanis of Corvallis, she enjoys playing the character of “Peter Cottontail” at the annual Adair City Easter Egg Hunt.