Student Conduct

Doug Park

Deputy General Counsel
Practice Areas: Intellectual Property, Library & Museum Administration, Litigation, Governance, Athletics, Government Ethics, Labor and Employment Law, Federal Agencies (FCC, FAA, FBI, etc.), Student Conduct, Constitutional Law, Subpoenas, Police & Law Enforcement, Immigration & International Programs, Research, Public Records & Public Meetings

Douglas Park serves as Deputy General Counsel for the University of Oregon, where he manages the University’s litigation portfolio, outside counsel legal services and the law clerk program.  He also provides general legal advice to university units on a wide array of matters, ranging from governance, intellectual property, sponsored research, and international programs, to labor and employment, government ethics, and library and museum administration. Since joining UO in 2007, Doug has held the positions of Assistant General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, Interim General Counsel, and Deputy General Counsel.  His prior work includes teaching at the UO law school, working for a private law firm, the ACLU of Washington, the Associated Counsel for the Accused, and the Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ), where he was a Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Trial Division.

Doug holds a BA in English literature from the University of Washington, and a JD from the University of Oregon.  He has co-authored articles published in the Willamette Law Review and the Oregon State Bar Criminal Law Manual. He also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Eugene Education Foundation, and on the Leadership Council for the UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Assistant:
Julia Cohalan
541-346-3070


Missy Matella

Assistant General Counsel
Practice Areas: Admissions, Bankruptcy and Collections, Financial Aid, Health Care Administration, Labor and Employment Law, Real Estate and Land Use, Student Conduct, Emergency Management, Contracts, Litigation

Missy Matella joined the general counsel’s office in July 2014. She came to the University of Oregon from Hershner Hunter LLP, where her practice focused on business litigation, higher education and government law, labor and employment, construction, real property, and contract law. Prior to working at Hershner Hunter, Missy worked in Nike’s Government Relations Office in Washington, D.C., in US Senator Ron Wyden’s office in Washington, D.C., and in the Oregon Department of Justice’s civil trial division. She has a BA in government relations from George Mason University and a JD from the University of Oregon, where she was Order of the Coif, the Orlando Hollis Scholar for Academic Excellence, and the articles editor for the Journal of Environmental Law and Litigation.

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Assistant:
Brandalee Davis
541-346-3043