Van Vactor Law LLC

    land use • real estate


    tel: 541.640.7780

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  • Practice Areas

    Land Use Law Firm | Bend, Oregon | Van Vactor Law LLC

    Land Use Law

    We help clients work through Oregon's complicated land use system to solve a wide range of challenges, including:

    • zoning
    • permitting 
    • urban development
    • annexations and UGBs
    • appeals to local governments and the Land Use Board of Appeals (LUBA)
    • entitlements
    • subdivisions and partitions
    • zone changes and comp plan amendments, and
    • site plans and conditional uses.

    Van Vactor Law LLC assists individuals, developers, and local governments to address their land use needs.

    Oregon Real Estate Law Firm | Van Vactor Law

    Real Estate Law

    Whether you seek legal assistance for a small real estate transaction or your business focuses on commercial real estate, Van Vactor Law LLC can help. Real estate matters affect a wide range of clients, including:

    • real estate agents
    • bankers and lenders
    • commercial landlords and tenants
    • individual property owners
    • property and office managers, and
    • homeowner associations.

    You can read more about some of the common real estate matters we can help with here.

    Oregon Mediation Services | Bend, Oregon

    Other Services

    We also provide hearings officer services for local governments. These services include conducting de novo hearings and code enforcement proceedings.


    Additionally, we can serve as a neutral third-party mediator to help resolve conflicts, including:

    • neighbor-to-neighbor disputes
    • land use conflicts, and
    • business disputes.
    Please contact us to learn more about the services Van Vactor Law LLC provides.

    Please call or email us to see if we can help with your case.

  • Contact

    Before contacting Van Vactor Law LLC, please read the legal disclaimers below.

    Or, send us a message . . .


    960 SW Disk Drive, Suite 101

    Bend, Oregon 97702





    Call us today about your Oregon land use law or real estate law questions.
  • Will Van Vactor - Oregon real estate lawyer and land use lawyer.

    Will Van Vactor

    Will Van Vactor created Van Vactor Law LLC in 2016. He has practiced law in Oregon for a decade. From working for a Portland-based firm with a satellite office in Prineville to working at a small local firm in Bend, Will has experience serving clients throughout Oregon.


    Will focuses on land use because of the unique intersection of policy and law. Oregon's progressive land use system has led to the preservation of valuable resources across the state, but it also poses challenges for property owners and developers. It can also create problems for neighboring property owners with concerns about new development next door. Will is passionate about finding solutions to these challenging problems.


    Will understands the importance of helping clients identify their needs and advocating on behalf of his clients' positions. He became a lawyer because he wanted to help people. When a client hires him, Will takes his job as their lawyer seriously and will work tirelessly to help his clients accomplish their goals.

    Rand Campbell

    Rand Campbell joined Van Vactor Law in 2019 as an associate attorney. Rand earned his law degree at Willamette University College of Law and became a licensed attorney in 2019. After externing for Van Vactor Law and focusing on land use during law school, Rand is excited to practice in Bend and serve clients throughout Oregon.


    Rand focuses on real estate and land use law. Amidst central Oregon's rapid growth and great potential, Rand is thrilled to practice at this exciting time. Rand is eager to help property owners and developers build their own part of the quickly expanding area.


    Outside of work, Rand enjoys spending time on his ranch in eastern Oregon, flying airplanes, and exploring the great outdoors at any opportunity.

    Van Vactor Law LLC  is a real estate and land use law firm that serves Hood River County, Wasco County, Jefferson County, Crook County, and Klamath County


    Along with serving Central Oregon, including Bend, Redmond, Madras, Sisters, and Prineville, Van Vactor Law also serves Southern Oregon, including Lakeview, Klamath Falls and Medford, the Columbia Basin, including The Dalles, Hood River, and Pendleton, and Eastern Oregon, including John Day, Burns, Ontario, Baker City and La Grande.


    Thanks to today's technology, we can provide legal services across the entire state. With email, video conferencing, and phones, communication with clients is instantaneous and convenient, without the need for a brick and mortar office that restricts his practice to one geographic area.


    That said, we like meeting clients face-to-face. VV Law has an office and private conference room in Bend and can utilize other conference rooms throughout the state.

  • Why VV Law?

    Top Notch Client Service: With Van Vactor Law LLC, there is no more wondering about the status of your case or what your attorney is doing. Login to your client portal to get instant updates on your case, review documents, pay bills, and more. Will utilizes today's technology to run a "virtual law practice" and strive for the best client experience possible.


    High-Quality Legal Services: Will has nearly 10 years experience practicing law, including extensive work on litigation, real estate, and land use matters. His concern is with identifying your needs and working hard to obtain a positive outcome for you.


    Flexible and Alternative Billing: Van Vactor Law LLC offers low hourly rates or fixed flat fees for certain unbundled services (scroll to your right to read more about unbundled services). The low hourly rate helps keep your case affordable. And fixed rates, if appropriate for your case, allow you to budget and avoid unexpected bills.


    Van Vactor Law LLC will work with you to make receiving legal advice efficient, affordable, and convenient.

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    Firm Values

    Client Service: VV Law puts its clients first. Many people dread hiring a lawyer. It doesn't need to be that way. By giving instant access to case information through a client portal, being responsive to client questions and concerns, collaborating with his clients, and using technology to connect and provide legal services, Will seeks to provide a positive client experience.


    Sustainability: Our firm relies heavily on cloud computing. Cloud computing saves energy, materials, time, and waste. From its inception, VV Law made a commitment to being paperless. This cuts down on storage fees, reduces material requirements, and increases efficiency and convenience.


    Community Involvement: VV Law values community involvement. In the past, Will has volunteered as a planning commissioner in both Redmond and Prineville. He also previously volunteered as a co-facilitator for the Upper Deschutes Advisory Group through Community Solutions of Central Oregon. Currently, After several years as the President of the Board of Directors for Community Solutions of Central Oregon, a nonprofit mediation center based in Bend, Will just recently stepped down.

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  • Legal Disclaimers and Privacy Statement

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    Will Van Vactor is the sole lawyer at Van Vactor Law LLC. He is licensed to practice law in Oregon.


    The information and content on this website and the linked blog is not intended to, and should not be construed to, address specific legal questions and does not constitute specific legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is created, and Van Vactor Law LLC does not represent you, based upon your visit to or review of this website and linked blog.


    Please understand that there are exceptions to most all legal rules (including any legal rules mentioned on this website and blog). Every case is different and needs to be reviewed by an attorney. Do not rely on the information contained on this website and blog.

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    Van Vactor Law LLC is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of external internet sites. Read the privacy policy of all external sites before disclosing any personal information.


    While Van Vactor Law LLC does its best to protect your personal information, it cannot guarantee the security of the information you transmit to Van Vactor Law LLC or Will Van Vactor. All internet communication comes with some risk and security and privacy cannot be 100% guaranteed.

    Contacting VV Law

    Please note that sending an e-mail or otherwise contacting Van Vactor Law LLC and/or Will Van Vactor does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship will exist only once it is confirmed in writing between Van Vactor Law LLC and you.


    Please do not send confidential or privileged information through this website. Information that you send through this website will not be regarded by Van Vactor Law LLC as confidential or privileged. Instead, please call (541) 233-8517.


    Will does his best to respond to email and voicemail inquiries within one business day. However, there are times when that is not practical due to other obligations. If you need immediate legal assistance, please contact the Oregon State Bar referral service at 800.452.7636 or through its website.

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