Monique DeSpain

Attorney – Team USA

Civil Rights and Constitutional Law Specialist

Power Performance

Monique has been a devoted Oregonian since she completed her six-year active duty Air Force tour and moved here to attend Willamette University College of Law in 1995. She remained active in the Air Force Reserve and Oregon Air National Guard in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps for many more years, ultimately retiring in 2019 in the grade of Colonel. Concurrent to her military career, Monique has served as general counsel, legal advisor and consultant to
several private corporations and individual clients. Monique successfully raised her children in Oregon and is committed to Common Sense for Oregon values that
support thriving working families.

Exceptional Attributes Include:

Monique is a results-driven lawyer and an executive administrator with proven success leveraging legal and management functions. As an officer in the Airforce, Monique has lead dynamic teams to exceed objectives as she climbed the ranks to achieve Colonel. Her high emotional intelligence and ability to work comfortably and effectively with owners, board members, senior & government leaders, all levels of employees & customers makes Monique a skilled legal warrior.