Conducting independent investigations for education clients involving both employee and student parties
Drafting and reviewing policies and procedures for businesses, nonprofits, and universities
Conducting training programs on risk management best practices, employment law, and the safety and protection of minors
Conducting comprehensive risk assessments with itemized plans for improved safety and reduced risk
Assistant Risk Manager for University of Oregon
Associate attorney representing public entities in civil litigation
Litigated cases including discrimination, employment, civil rights, personal injury, public records and public contracts cases
Oversaw minors-on-campus risk management for over 90 youth programs including music, athletic, academic, artistic, and outdoor programs
Co-organized the University of Oregon Behavioral and Environmental Threat Assessment team
Attorney and consultant Hannah M. Vasey-Vehrs is the owner and founder of Legal Risk Solutions. She has a passion for helping organizations take control of their risks and liabilities.
"When you work with me, I know you are trusting me with sensitive matters and difficult decisions. I have great respect for the trust you place in me. My goal is to give you peace of mind, help you implement effective solutions, and get you back on track with your day-to-day and long-term goals."
Hannah works with a variety of clients including schools, nonprofits, and small businesses. She has a background in employment law and can find creative solutions to inspire and reward staff while keeping everyone focused on the mission of your business. Compliance with the law is the starting point, and a thriving organization is the end goal.
- University of Oregon School of Law: Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif
- Willamette University: Bachelor of Arts, cum laude
Certifications & Training
Licensed: Oregon State Bar (2009)
Licensed: United States District Court of Oregon (2010)
Certification: ARM (Associate in Risk Management) (2016)
ATAP member (Association of Threat Assessment Professionals) (fmr)
Annual Investigator Training (including trauma-informed practices & Title IX) (30+ hours)
Project Management (15-hour series)
Higher education compliance: FERPA, Clery Act, Title IX, sexual harassment, ADA/504
Youth protection & safety
"Hannah is timely, professional, and provides excellent guidance."
"Hannah provided a very thorough review of documents for my new psychotherapy practice. I feel much more confident in using them based on your work. Also, you were very helpful in brainstorming different options and ideas when I wasn't sure which direction to go, including providing a legal perspective on the different possibilities."
Law clerk and Paralegal, Amanda Bowers, is a rising second year law student at University of Oregon. She joined Legal Risk Solutions in May, 2017, and immediately has added a wealth of knowledge and experience in researching unique legal issues. In addition to her work and studies, Mandie is also completing an externship at the Lane County Circuit Court with the Honorable Suzanne Chanti.
Mandie previously received a paralegal degree from Portland Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. After obtaining her law degree, she plans to practice in the intellectual property field. In her free time she enjoys cooking, painting and photography.
You can reach Mandie at email@example.com.