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Where there is great power, there is great responsibility. 

Winston Churchill

About Marlene Yesquen

A native Spanish speaker, Marlene Yesquen was born into a working class family in Arlington, Virginia. Her parents are Peruvian, and they raised Marlene to value education, hard work and integrity.

Marlene opened her own law practice in 2016, and strives to make a personal connection with each client who walks through her door. Instead of always dealing with assistants or clerks, Marlene’s clients find that she personally handles many of their concerns and questions. For Marlene, success isn’t about volume. It’s about serving her neighbors and supporting them and empowering them to live healthy and productive lives.

Marlene is inspired by the quote “Where there is great power, there is great responsibility.” She knows that her influence in the world is something to be valued and put to work in the neighborhoods of her city. Along with her husband and children, Marlene has put down deep roots in the Rogue Valley. Over the years, she has invested in Oregon and her local community by serving on various boards and councils.

  • Medford School District Board of Directors

  • Rogue Community Health Board Member

  • Oregon Early Learning Council Member

  • Oregon American Leadership Forum Fellow

  • City of Medford Budget Committee

  • City of Medford Housing and Community Development Committee

  • Jackson County Sexual Assault Response Team

  • Latino Advisory Committee, Medford School District






Marlene has also dedicated her life to learning. Her education and experience have enabled her to help countless families.



  • Oregon State Bar, 2006

  • Juris Doctor, Lewis & Clark Law School

  • Masters Degree in Public Administration, New Mexico State University

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Politics, Randolph-Macon Woman’s College



  • Oregon State Bar

  • Federal District Court for the District of Oregon


Other Professional Affiliations

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimant’s Representatives (NOSSCR)

  • Jackson County Bar Association

  • National Hispanic Bar Association

  • Oregon Hispanic Bar Association

  • Oregon Women Lawyers

  • Oregon Minority Lawyers Association

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