Therese Ure has been with Schroeder Law Offices on both a full time and part time basis since 1993. She worked as a part time bookkeeper and project assistant from 1993 through September, 1998. She then worked as a full time paralegal from September 1998 to August 2003, and then as a part time law clerk until she earned her JD degree at Valparaiso University in August, 2006. Therese Ure moved to Reno Nevada and continues to support Schroeder Law Offices as a Managing Attorney.
In 2012, Therese became a shareholder in Schroeder Law Offices, P.C. While working as a paralegal at Schroeder Law Offices, Therese Ure completed factual investigations related to civil and administrative matters; drafted and edited documents; prepared trial exhibits; prepared for and undertook client interviews; drafted state and federal agency requests; prepared for and completed witness identification and preliminary interviews; prepared discovery requests; organized production requests and responses; completed simple legal research; and assisted attorneys in all aspects of hearing and trial.
Therese grew up on a row-crop farm in Eastern Oregon learning how to irrigate by setting siphon tubes with her brother and sister. She eventually participated in every aspect of the family farm including plowing, planting, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting crops. While in undergrad Therese learned her way around cattle and other animals while working part-time at the local livestock auction.
Therese now focuses her practice in areas including:
- agriculture, municipal, and irrigation district water use permitting, extensions, perfection, transfers, compliance, and protection;
- vested claim and historical water use research and adjudication;
- groundwater interference and connection;
- water use in designated, critical and limited areas;
- special patron rights and responsibilities;
- public lands (easements/right-of-way, permitting uses, grazing);
- agribusiness and business incorporation and formalities;
She is a member of the Nevada State Bar, the Federal District Court of Nevada, the Oregon State Bar, the Federal District Court of Oregon, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Therese is the Co-Chairperson of the Nevada State Bar’s Environmental and Natural Resource Section, and previously held the position of Secretary/Treasurer.
Therese grew up on a farm in eastern Oregon and is especially dedicated to preserving the agricultural interests of farmers and ranchers in the west. She is a third-generation lawyer and fourth-generation to a family of farmers. While enjoying public entity work, Therese’s true passion is farming and ranching. She also enjoys traveling, playing softball, and riding horses.