Colin Andries

Colin Andries

Portland, Oregon

Colin is a business attorney helping businesses and their owners succeed. Colin joined Slinde Nelson Stanford after owning and operating his own firm, Andries Law Offices, for seven years. As a former small business owner, he understands the unique challenges facing owners and works with them as they grow. Colin advises owners on all aspects of the business life cycle starting with formation and including drafting and reviewing contracts, real estate issues, including acquisitions and/or leasing, business disputes, including collections if necessary, all the way until the dissolution or sale of your company.
Colin Andries is a double Duck, graduating from the Clark Honors College on the University of Oregon undergraduate campus in 2002, and then received his juris doctorate from the University of Oregon School of Law in 2005. Andries is active in both local and national bar activities. He is the 2016 Chair of the Oregon New Lawyers Division, but previously held leadership positions in the Multnomah Bar Association and American Bar Association.

Outside of the office, Colin is a season ticket holder in the Timbers Army for the Portland Timbers. In addition to the Timbers, he enjoys watching and playing all sports and has travelled around the world to see some of the world's most famous sporting events, including the World Cup, the Olympics, Wimbledon and even ran with the bulls in Pamplona. Always up for a challenge, Colin also enjoys running the occasional half marathon or full marathon and is currently training to qualify for the Boston Marathon. You can also often spot him at the grocery store picking up fresh ingredients as he loves to cook and is constantly trying new recipes for his friends and family.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Corporate Formation
  • Contract Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Collections
  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • Criminal/DUII Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2005


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: Outstanding Young Alumnus Award Recipient, 2015
    • Law Review: Oregon Law Review, Staff Member and Associate Editor, 2003 - 2005
  • University of Oregon, Clark Honors College, Eugene, OR
    • B.A. Business Administration - 2002

Honors and Awards

  • American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Scholar, 2013-2014
  • American Bar Association Young Lawyer Division Star of the Quarter, Fall 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyer Section, Membership Committee, Member
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • University of Oregon School Of Law Alumni Association Board of Directors, Secretary, 2009-Present
  • Oregon State Bar, Oregon New Lawyers Division, Chair, 2016
  • Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, 2011-Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Jackson County District Attorney's Office, Certified Law Clerk, 2004 - Present