Thirty years ago Laura Schroeder farmed potatoes, onions, sugar beets and small vegetable seeds with her husband on a three generation irrigated family farm in Nyssa, Oregon, learning first-hand how water governs our lives.
In the 23 years since joining the bars of Oregon, then Idaho, Nevada and Washington, Laura Schroeder and her firm have served over 500 farmers, ranchers, individuals and municipalities, establishing and defending water quantity and quality.
Therese Ure grew up on a row crop farm in Eastern Oregon where she learned to irrigate by setting siphon tubes with her siblings. She has worked at Schroeder Law Offices both full and part time for nearly 21 years in roles from bookkeeper to paralegal to attorney.
After graduating from her grandfather Bill’s law school alma mater, Valparaiso University, Therese was admitted to practice law in Nevada in 2006 and Oregon in 2008. Her practice areas include all aspects of water rights and water law, public lands and litigation. She has mananged Schroeder Law Offices in Reno since 2009.
Serving both domestic and agricultural clients, Schroeder Law Offices, PC, is uniquely qualified to address the water rights of both domestic and agricultural users and water management organizations. Major clients include cities, counties and irrigation districts as well as individual farmers, ranchers and domestic users.
While the bulk of the firm's work is within the Western United States, Laura Schroeder worked on international assignments with the USAID and Millennium Challenge Corporation in the Republic of Armenia and with IRD in Kabul, Afghanistan. She worked to train water administrators and with all levels of Government to help in drafting and adopting a modern water code. More...