Bateman Seidel Miner Blomgren Chellis & Gram, P.C.
Bill Kabeiseman is a shareholder at Bateman Seidel Miner Blomgren Chellis and Gram and has been practicing Oregon land use and municipal law for more than 20 years. He previously taught land use law at the University of Oregon School of Law and has represented neighborhood groups, developers and municipalities in multiple forums, including planning commissions and city councils. Mr. Kabeiseman also has extensive experience arguing before the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals, the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court.
Mr. Kabeiseman serves as general counsel for cities and other governmental entities, addressing the wide variety of issues that arise in land use, public contracting and election law. He also represents neighborhood groups seeking to make their input known on matters that include landfill expansions, destination resorts, airports and other sensitive projects. Simultaneously, he represents developers on projects running the gamut from residential subdivisions to performing arts venues.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Kabeiseman clerked at both the Oregon Court of Appeals as well as the Oregon Supreme Court, giving him an immersion in Oregon appellate law, which he uses to this day in his practice representing clients at those courts and in other appellate forums. Mr. Kabeiseman also spent two years representing the territory of American Samoa in environmental affairs.
Mr. Kabeiseman is extensively engaged in community affairs, serving on the Multnomah County Planning Commission and other civic organizations. Mr. Kabeiseman also participates in a variety of bar activities, including chairing the Oregon State Bar Task Force on Sustainability, resulting in the formation of the Sustainable Futures section of the Oregon State Bar.