November 9, 2012
Peter O. Watts ’02 Receives Up & Coming Lawyer Award
Peter O. Watts ’02 recently received the Daily Journal of Commerce (DJC) 2012 Up & Coming Lawyer Award. The award recognizes attorneys practicing in an array of environments who demonstrate a commitment to the legal profession as well as their communities.
Watts was admitted to the Oregon Bar in 2002. Currently he serves as the president of the Clackamas County Business Alliance Board of Directors. He practices at Jordan Ramis P.C. in Lake Oswego, Ore., concentrating on municipal and local government law, debt negotiation and general business. Watts was previously recognized as a Rising Star by Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine.
Adding to his commitment to the community, Watts serves on the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon Junior Board of Directors. Make-A-Wish raises money to assist with wish fulfillment for children with life threatening illnesses. Since 2010, he has also served on the board of Child Centered Solutions.
Watts is professionally accomplished and very passionate about helping others. He spends a great deal of his professional time working on community involvement projects and pro bono work.
Watts was chosen from among a list of 21 total nominees. Nine other Oregon Law alums were also finalists: Elaine Albrich ’05, James Bruce ’06, Jason Busch ’06, Ben Eder ’05, David Eder ’05, Bradford Miller ’07, Laura Salerno Owens ’07 and Anna Sortun ’04. Alumni Traci Ray ’07 and Oregon Law Communications Director Erick Hoffman were among the finalists for the Unsung Legal Hero Award.
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