Biography in Brief|
A native Oregonian, Dennis grew up in Central Oregon. His family
moved to Keizer while he attended college at Southern Oregon College.
Dennis has a professional background that is a mixture of public
service, banking and finance.
Fifteen years of public employment and nearly 20 years in various elective
offices provide an unique understanding and perspective to business
and government issues.
In the private sector, Dennis is experienced in banking and finance.
He also works for, and with, non-profit organizations and their
Boards of Directors. In 2013, he was appointed President of collegiate baseball's
West Coast League and he devotes a substantial amount of his professional time
to the league.
After earning a Juris Doctorate and Willamette University's first
Certificate in Law and Government, Dennis returned to Keizer where he
resides and began private practice.
Dennis combines this unique set of 'real world' experiences, skills
and perspective to serve his clients. Initial inquiries are
discussed confidentially at minimal charge.
Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2004
Certificate in Law and Government, 2004
Willamette University College of Law
Bachelor of Science in Political Science
Southern Oregon College, 1973
Marion County Bar Association
Secretary, 2006 - 2008
Vice President, 2011
Director, 2008 - 2011
Newsletter Editor, 2005 - 2007
Oregon State Bar Administrative Law Section
Executive Committee Member, 2008 - present
City of Keizer
City Councilor, 1991 - 1993
Mayor, 1993 - 1999
City Councilor, 2013 - present
Salem Keizer Transit District
Director, 1999 - 2005
President, 2000 - 2002
Mid Willamette Valley Council of Governments
Director, 1993 - 1999 and 2004 - 2005
Salem Electric Cooperative
Director, 1986 - 1997
President, 1992 - 1994
Keizer Chamber of Commerce
Director, 2006 - 2010
Human Resources Director, 1999-2001
Catholic Community Services
Chief Hearings Officer/Program Manager, 1984-1997
Oregon Department of Transportation
Bank Officer, 1974-1979
Dennis E. Koho
Attorney at Law