Walter R. Gowell

Phone: 503-472-5141
Fax: 503-472-4713
Walter R. Gowell - Attorneys in McMinnville, OR

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate Law
  • Business Law
  • Land Use, Including Dwellings, Partitions, Subdivisions & Lot Line Adjustments
  • Water Law, Including Water Rights, Cooperatives, Water Districts, & Municipal Water Systems
  • Agriculture Law, Such as Crop and Service Liens, and Winery and Vineyard Transactions
  • Municipal Law, Acting as City Attorney for Several Municipalities, and Working on Public Works Projects

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon State Bar, 1981
  • Federal District Court, 1981


  • J.D. - Lewis and Clark College Northwestern School of Law, 1979
  • B.A. - Reed College, Portland, Oregon, 1974


  • Past President, McMinnville Downtown Association
  • Member, McMinnville Downtown Master Plan Committee, 2010
  • Chair, Downtown Steering Committee, 2002-2005
  • Past President, McMinnville Library Foundation
  • Past President, McMinnville Kids on the Block
  • Chair, McMinnville Urban Renewal Advisory Committee
  • Member, McMinnville Library Foundation