Cassie K. Jones



Legal Support Staff

Elise Balesteri

Cassie is a member of the firm’s litigation practice group and has extensive experience negotiating, litigating, arbitrating, and mediating complex commercial cases.  Cassie has a well-earned reputation for being a strong advocate for her clients. She prides herself on being responsive, practical, and thorough; traits that make a big difference to her clients while maneuvering the litigation process.

In addition to general business litigation, Cassie leads the firm’s creditors’ rights practice, representing lenders and creditors throughout the country relating to their Oregon and Washington based loans.  In the bankruptcy arena, Cassie represents both creditors and creditors’ committees in complex Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases, trustees in Chapter 7 cases, and secured and unsecured creditors in all chapters of bankruptcy.

Cassie is proud to be a life-long Oregonian.  She was born in Lebanon, received her undergraduate degree at Oregon State University, and earned her law degree from the University of Oregon. Cassie is very active in the Eugene community.  She currently serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for local children placed in the foster care system and on the Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley.

When Cassie is away from the office, she enjoys traveling, attending Oregon State Beaver football, basketball and baseball games, hiking, reading, movies, and tasting Oregon’s fantastic microbrews and wines.

Areas of Practice



J.D., Order of the Coif, University of Oregon, 2008

B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Oregon State University, Psychology, 2005

Professional Honors & Activities

Licensed to Practice in Oregon, District of Oregon, Washington, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Oregon State Bar Debtor-Creditor’s Section Executive Committee; 2017-present
Secretary, 2020

Treasurer, 2021
Vice President, 2022

Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley Board of Directors
March 2021-present

Oregon State Bar New Lawyer’s Division Executive Committee
Lane County Representative – 2012-2018

Credit Abuse Resistance Awareness Program (CARE)
Eugene Chair – 2011-present

Eugene 20 under 40 Rising Business Stars
Recipient 2019

Lane County Bar Association Debtor-Creditor Section
Co-Chair – 2009-2010

Head Start of Lane County Board of Directors
February 2012-2015

United Way of Lane County’s Emerging Leaders Council
Member – 2010 – 2015