Leora Coleman-Fire Joins Q-Center Board
OverviewLeora Coleman-Fire, an associate in the Portland office of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, recently joined the board of directors for Portland's Q-Center.
The Q-Center's vision is a broadened positive perception of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. Its mission is to provide a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, visibility and community building. Q-Center offers multi-generational programs and services in four core areas: arts and culture; education and training; health and wellness; and advocacy. The board of directors provides governance to fulfill Q-Center's mission and vision. Coleman-Fire's board position is for a two-year term.
Coleman-Fire focuses her practice in the area of labor and employment law. She is experienced in pretrial and trial motions, along with providing legal research and writing memoranda, and document review. Prior to entering the legal profession, she provided healthcare services to the underserved through AmeriCorps and worked as the manager of a diabetes research group. She received her juris doctor degree from Lewis & Clark Law School.