Kelly Hansen – Attorney, Partner
Kelly focuses her practice on divorce, custody, and modifications. A graduate of Georgetown University and Lewis & Clark Law School, Kelly had a prior career in public affairs and politics that serves her well as a tough advocate and compassionate counselor for her clients. Prior to establishing Hansen & Larson, LLC with Kristin Larson, Kelly worked at Stahancyk Kent & Hook in Bend, Weber Shandwick Worldwide in Washington D.C. and Portland, Oregon, and as a congressional aide for Representative Bart Gordon (TN) in Washington D.C.
Kelly has been voted a “Rising Star” in the publication Super Lawyers since 2009.
In addition to her passion for her profession, she enjoys all that Central Oregon has to offer for outdoor recreation, including skiing, biking, backpacking, and motorcycling.
Kristin Larson – Attorney, Partner
A native Oregonian, Kristin has been a practicing attorney since 2002. She graduated from Crook County High School (Prineville, Oregon), Pomona College (Claremont, California) and Lewis & Clark Law School (Portland, Oregon). She specializes in family law, wills & trusts, probate, guardianships/
Kristin was named as one of Cascade Business News’ Accomplished under 40. She was voted by her peers as one of Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
In the past, Kristin has served on the Board of Directors for Grandma’s House, CASA of Central Oregon, and the Oregon Women Lawyers Foundation. Prior to becoming an attorney, Kristin interned for Ron Wyden, served as a VISTA Volunteer and was an assistant director for the Portland Hilton Hotel. Now, Kristin spends her spare time enjoying the natural beauty of Central Oregon, attempting to cook gourmet meals, and relaxing with her family.
Amber Goulart – Paralegal/Legal Assistant
With many years of business administration and legal experience, Amber provides comprehensive office and legal support. She uses her considerable multitasking and organization skills along with her customer service experience to help families and clients in transition by providing detailed support to the attorneys. Amber assists the attorneys and their clients by providing regular contact and updates, managing the discovery process, maintaining the case calendar and deadlines, and drafting pleadings and letters. She also maintains all document production and the client case file and is integral in preparing for mediations, hearings and trials.
Amber graduated from West Valley College, located in Saratoga, California where she received her associates in Paralegal Studies from their ABA approved paralegal program along with a degree in Business Administration and a Small Business Management certificate. Prior to joining Hansen & Larson, LLC, Amber worked as an office manager for Butano Geotechnical Engineering, Inc in Watsonville, California and as a personal injury paralegal at Walsh & Roach Law Firm also in Watsonville, California.
Since moving to Central Oregon in 2010, Amber has enjoyed the beauty and serenity that Bend and the surrounding areas provide. She loves the outdoors, especially when the sun is shining. You can catch her outside jogging or hiking one of the many trails that surround Central Oregon. During winter, you can find her bundled up enjoying a good book or movie and possibly snowmobiling or snowshoeing with friends.