Pam Hardy is the Kirkwood Advocate and attorney with the Western Environmental Law Center. She has represented a variety of non-profit environmental organizations throughout the Northwest on issues ranging from endangered species to urban growth boundaries. When she entered law school in 2003 she brought a deep commitment to protecting the wild places. Litigation is not her only skill, though. “I went to law school to learn how to solve environmental problems, not just to fight about them,” says Pam. In addition to law she studied mediation and negotiation, spending almost four years as a mediator at the Lane County Courts, and ten years on the Steens Mountain Advisory Council. She joined the Board of Blue Mountains Forest Partners in 2014.
When not writing NEPA comments, or at a collaboration meeting Pam enjoys hiking, skiing, whitewater rafting, and yoga.