About Us

The Bridge Law Firm rec­og­nizes that the rela­tion­ship between a client and their attor­ney should be one of com­mu­ni­ca­tion and trust. Nav­i­gat­ing any legal issue, whether divorce, crim­i­nal charges, or estate plan­ning, can be con­fus­ing and over­whelm­ing to even the most pre­pared indi­vid­u­als. We will work hard to help you achieve the best pos­si­ble result in your sit­u­a­tion. How? We believe that by know­ing our client’s and their goals in depth, that we are bet­ter at defin­ing, pre­sent­ing and pre­vail­ing on the issues at hand.


Our Team

Lewis Farmer,  Managing Attorney

Lewis has moved around the coun­try, liv­ing in Texas, Geor­gia, Ohio, Cal­i­for­nia and Ore­gon. After grad­u­at­ing from Pitzer Col­lege in Clare­mont, Cal­i­for­nia, Lewis got his first job at a law firm as an Office Assis­tant. It was work­ing there that he decid­ed to go to law school and enrolled at Lewis and Clark Law School in Port­land, Ore­gon. After grad­u­at­ing there, he took some time as a Para­le­gal before sit­ting for the bar exam and pass­ing on his first attempt, years out of law school, while work­ing full time and plan­ning his wedding.

Lewis is most expe­ri­enced in fam­i­ly law mat­ters, estate plan­ning and admin­is­tra­tion, real estate trans­ac­tions and dis­putes, landlord/tenant mat­ters and DUII defense.

Kelsyn Lyons Bevins, Managing Attorney

Kel­syn hails from Mis­soula, Mon­tana. She attend­ed Pomona Col­lege in Clare­mont, Cal­i­for­nia where she earned a degree in Eco­nom­ics, Phi­los­o­phy and Pol­i­tics. She spent the year after grad­u­at­ing Pomona liv­ing and work­ing in South Korea on a Ful­bright Schol­ar­ship. Upon arriv­ing in Port­land, she attend­ed Lewis and Clark Law School, where she received a Cer­tifi­cate in Crim­i­nal Law along with her J.D.

Kel­syn has been a mem­ber of the Ore­gon Crim­i­nal Defense Lawyer Asso­ci­a­tion since 2010. She worked as a Pub­lic Defend­er for over five years, where she took numer­ous mis­de­meanor and felony cas­es to tri­al, and rep­re­sent­ed hun­dreds of Ore­go­ni­ans charged with crimes in Wash­ing­ton and Mult­nom­ah Coun­ties. Her expe­ri­ence brings first-hand knowl­edge of Ore­gon Cour­t­hous­es and juries to The Bridge Law Firm. 

Kel­syn brings that same tenac­i­ty to lit­i­ga­tion for her clients in Land­lord and Ten­ant law. Kel­syn also works in Crim­i­nal Defense, Pro­bate, Basic Estate Plan­ning, and myr­i­ad areas of Civ­il Lit­i­ga­tion practice.

As an avid ath­lete who loves Rug­by and Soc­cer, Kel­syn knows the val­ue of team­work and has the dri­ve to fierce­ly rep­re­sent your inter­ests in and out of the courtroom.

Riley O’Hara, Legal Assistant

Grow­ing up in a rur­al small town in Ohio, Riley decid­ed to bounce around the Mid­west dur­ing her under­grad­u­ate degree. She start­ed at Ohio Uni­ver­si­ty for Jour­nal­ism her first year, and then trans­ferred to North­ern Ken­tucky Uni­ver­si­ty to major in Com­mu­ni­ca­tions with a focus in Busi­ness. After work­ing for 3 years as a senior deck­hand on water taxis in Lake Michi­gan, dur­ing which she was award­ed the Cap­tain P. Dob­bins Award for Excel­lence in Search and Res­cue and grad­u­at­ing with her degree, she decid­ed to pur­sue a career that felt more fulfilling.

She is now attend­ing Port­land Com­mu­ni­ty Col­lege to achieve her Para­le­gal Cer­tifi­cate and hopes to even­tu­al­ly attend law school. Advo­cat­ing for oth­ers in need is one of her biggest pas­sions, and that is what dri­ves her in this occu­pa­tion­al direc­tion. She is most inter­est­ed in crim­i­nal and fam­i­ly law.

For fun, Riley enjoys play­ing soc­cer and going for long hikes with her hus­band. If she isn’t in the wilder­ness, she can usu­al­ly be found spend­ing time with fam­i­ly or relax­ing with her two cats.

Practice Areas

Landlord/Tenant Law

Ten­ant rights and evic­tion defense, Land­lord rights and evic­tion, Com­mer­cial or residential

Family Law

Divorce, Dis­so­lu­tion of Domes­tic Part­ner­ship, Cus­tody and Par­ent­ing Time, Child Sup­port, Fil­i­a­tion, Mod­i­fi­ca­tion, Enforce­ment of prop­er­ty awards and sup­port awards, Enforce­ment of cus­tody, par­ent­ing time and par­ent­ing plans, Inter­na­tion­al issues in fam­i­ly law, Prenup­tial agreements

Restrain­ing orders, Stalk­ing Orders, FAPA Litigation

Estate Administration

Draft­ing estate plan­ning, wills, trusts for tax-exempt estates, Draft­ing Advance Health­care Direc­tives, Guardian/Conservator nom­i­na­tion, pow­ers of attor­ney, Estate admin­is­tra­tion and litigation,

Property/Land Use

Title Trans­fer, Lot line dis­putes, City code com­pli­ance, Land use laws

Legal Malpractice

Seek­ing redress for neg­li­gent prac­tice by oth­er attor­neys on mat­ters in our Prac­tice Areas

Criminal Defense- Felony

Drug Offens­es, Prop­er­ty and Per­son Crimes, includ­ing Bal­lot Mea­sure 57 and Bal­lot Mea­sure 11 Offenses

Criminal Defense — Misdemeanor

Crim­i­nal Defense – DUII, Diver­sion, Plea, Tri­al; Prop­er­ty and Per­son Crimes, Traf­fic Crimes