Mike McLane

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Mike McLane
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 55th district
Assumed office
Preceded by George Gilman
Personal details
Born Condon, Oregon
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Holly
Profession Attorney

Michael R. McLane is an attorney and a Republican politician from the US state of Oregon. He serves in the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 55 in Central Oregon. In the current session, he serves as the House minority leader.

Early life and career[edit]

Born in Condon, Oregon, McLane graduated from Condon High School in 1983, and then from Oregon State University with a degree in Agricultural Resource Economics in 1987.[1]

He earned a law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School and clerked for Justice W. Michael Gillette at the Oregon Supreme Court.[1] He worked as an attorney for Stoel Rives, as a prosecutor in Multnomah County, as a federal prosecutor, and served several years as a circuit court judge in Deschutes County.[2]

McLane co-founded a publishing company that produced the Flying Rhino children's book series, which led to the Flying Rhino Junior High Saturday morning cartoon series.[3]

He is an attorney at the Bend law firm Miller Nash, LLP.[1]

Political career[edit]

McLane was elected to the Oregon House in 2010 and was re-elected in 2012.[2]


McLane, his wife Holly, and their three children live on a small farm in Powell Butte, near Bend.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Representative Mike McLane". Oregon State Legislature. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Representative Mike McLane". VoteSmart. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 
  3. ^ "House District 55: McLane". Mail Tribune. May 7, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2013. 

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