Mr. Van Ness also represents individuals and businesses before administrative tribunals. He has been assisting agricultural producers and agricultural businesses with United States Department of Agriculture matters for over 27 years. Mr. Van Ness is a member of the Oregon State Bar Disciplinary Board, the United States District Court Local Rules Advisory Committee, and the Marion County Practice and Procedures Committee. He is licensed to practice in Oregon and Washington. Mr. Van Ness is admitted to practice in specialty courts such as the United States Immigration Court, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States Court of International Trade. He counsels business clients regarding international business transactions, customs law, duty drawback, and NAFTA compliance.