Pending OSB Member Reinstatements




The following attorneys have filed an application for reinstatement as an active member of the Oregon State Bar pursuant to Rule of Procedure (BR) 8.1:


  • Emily K. Busse of Portland, #070970

    Emily K. Busse of Portland, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on May 9, 2007, after graduating from Pace University School of Law. She transferred to Active Pro Bono status on January 28, 2010, while she managed a business and was no longer practicing law. Ms. Busse was an owner and business manager at Simplefill Prescription Assistance until July 2014. She is currently an active member in good standing of the New York State Bar. Upon reinstatement, Ms. Busse plans to practice estate planning in Portland, Oregon.

  • Nathan A. Hoerschelmann of Seattle, WA, #075943

    Nathan A. Hoerschelmann of Seattle, Washington, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on September 27, 2007, after graduating from Willamette University School of Law. He was suspended on May 21, 2009, for failure to comply with his MCLE reporting requirements. He was also suspended July 2, 2009, for failure to pay his bar membership fees for the year. Mr. Hoerschelmann was not actively practicing law in Oregon at the time of his suspensions. He has been a member of the Washington State Bar since June 9, 2003, and is currently practicing law at Palumbo Bergstrom in Seattle, Washington. Upon his reinstatement, Mr. Hoerschelmann plans to continue practicing law with his current employer.

  • Jennifer Lynn Perez of Phoenix, AZ, #061040

    Jennifer Lynn Perez of Phoenix, Arizona, was admitted to the Oregon State Bar on April 27, 2006, after graduating from Willamette University School of Law. Ms. Perez received a one year disciplinary suspension on August 26, 2014 (26 DB Rptr 166). Since her suspension, Ms. Perez has been working as a legal assistant with the Department of Child Safety in Phoenix. She has also held employment as a cash office clerk at Lowe’s Home Improvement and as a member/manager at Quality By Design, LLC. Ms. Perez plans to pursue admission to the Arizona State Bar once she has been reinstated in Oregon. She would eventually like to practice law in the public sector.



The Rules of Procedure require the Board of Governors to conduct an investigation of BR 8.1 reinstatement applications to determine whether applicants possess the good moral character and general fitness to practice law and whether the resumption of the practice of law in this state by the applicants will not be detrimental to the administration of justice or the public interest. Any person with information relevant to these applications is asked to contact promptly the OSB Regulatory Services Division, P.O. Box 231935, Tigard, OR 97281; phone: (503) 620-0222, or toll-free in Oregon, (800) 452-8260), ext. 343.