Practice Areas & Experience

Olga focuses primarily on estate planning, commercial litigation, business start-up and transactional advice, and real estate disputes. She has experience representing individuals and businesses in a broad range of matters. She also speaks Russian and is involved in the Russian community.

Education

Olga is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. Olga earned her bachelor's degree in business administration with emphasis on finance from DePaul University.

Admissions

Oregon State Bar
Oregon Real Estate Broker

Personal

Olga Groat is a skilled and knowledgeable attorney who handles and advises clients in the areas of real estate, commercial litigation, business formation, and general business transactions. She is also experienced in commercial and residential real estate law. Throughout her years in practice, she handled a large number of commercial and residential closings, represented owners in condominium conversion projects and litigated real estate disputes. Her courtesy, professionalism and excellent communication skills have earned respect from judges and opposing counsel. Her ability to convey complex ideas in simple language allows her to communicate easily and effectively with courts and her clients and contributes to her successful results.

Olga obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from DePaul University and her juris doctor from the John Marshall Law School. Prior to law school, Olga worked as a paralegal in various firms where she gained vast experience including participating in court status calls, preparing clients for depositions/arbitrations/trial, preparing all necessary documents for personal injury cases, and conducting real estate closings. As an employee of Citi Group, Markets and Banking Divisions, she gained invaluable insight and experience in strategic management as well as the preparation and examination of legal documents.

Olga is also fluent in both written and oral Russian. Her husband, two daughters and she enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and biking as well as urban exploration.