Callen Sterling was born and raised in the Midwest. She became a Pacific Northwest transplant when she moved to Oregon in 2009 to attend law school.
Callen has been a member of the Oregon State Bar since 2012. She rejoined OSBA’s legal department in November 2020, after previously working there from 2017-2019. Prior to joining OSBA, Callen worked for Garrett Hemann Robertson, providing legal services to educational institutions on a variety of labor and employment matters. She has also served as a civil rights policy analyst for the Oregon Department of Education, and a deputy county attorney for both Coos and Linn County.
Callen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience from Hamilton College, and a Juris Doctorate and Certificate in Dispute Resolution from Willamette University College of Law.
Callen is admitted to practice law in all Oregon state and federal courts. She is an active member in the community, serving on the Salem Library Advisory Board. In her spare time she enjoys running, hiking and exploring Oregon with her family.
Legal Hot Topics, OSPA Winter Retreat
Investigations, Reynolds School District
Oregon School Law and Finance, COSA School Law Conference
Executive Session - Hot Topics, OSBA Annual Conference
School Law for Board Members, OSBA Annual Conference
Navigating the Complaint and Investigation Process, OSPA Fall Conference
Employment Law and Practice, Rogue Community College
So Now You're a Supervisor, Southwestern Oregon Community College
Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Southwestern Oregon Community College
Workplace Harassment Prevention Training, Oregon City School District
Mitigating Risk and Liability, OSBA Summer Board Conferences