Curtis Perkins

Curtis grew up in southern California and earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz where he majored in Legal Studies and minored in Latin America and Latino Studies. Choosing to pursue a law degree in Oregon, a place he proudly calls home, Curtis received his Juris Doctor from Willamette College of Law in May 2023.

While in law school Curtis was the president of the Environmental Law Society, represented Willamette in the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, was an Applied Research Assistant for Professor Rohan Grey, and earned his way onto the Dean’s Honor’s List in 2022. While in his third year of law school, Curtis was a court certified law clerk at the Multnomah County D.A. where he worked on criminal misdemeanor cases. In the summer of 2021, he was an Oregon Policy Extern for Surfrider Foundation where he worked on coastal land use disputes.

He spends his free time surfing, snowboarding, running, practicing Brazilian jiu jitsu, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. Curtis plans to sit for the Oregon bar exam in February of 2024.

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