Cozette Tran-Caffee

Attorney | Portland | 503.778.2108 |

Areas of Practice

Cozette is experienced in real estate, eminent domain, and a variety of administrative proceedings, including land use proceedings, with a focus on land use entitlements for retailers, developers and property owners.

Professional Experience

  • Lane Powell PC, Summer Associate (2011)
  • California Department of Justice, Law Clerk, Oakland, Calif. (2010)
  • Federal Public Defender’s Office, Law Clerk, Portland, Ore. (2010-2011)
  • City of San Jose Housing Department, Policy Consultant (2008-2009)
  • Berkeley Media Studies Group, Research Assistant (2007-2009)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2012)
    • Ecology Law Quarterly, Executive Editor
    • Berkeley Law Foundation, Treasurer
  • University of California, Berkeley (M.P.P., 2009)
    • Students of Color in Public Policy, Member
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., American Studies, 2005)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Cannabis
  • Food, Beverage and Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Land Use
  • Life, Health, Disability and ERISA
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate


  • “Global Guide to Whistleblowing Programs 2016,” World Law Group, Second Edition, Legal Reviewer (August 2016)
  • “Global Guide to Data Breach Notifications,” World Law Group, Second Edition, Legal Reviewer (April 2016)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Multnomah Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Minority Lawyers Association
  • Member, Oregon State Bar Association
  • Member, Oregon Women Lawyers Association
  • Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity