I'm Joel Christiansen, a 38-year-old 1 employment lawyer & programmer based in Walla Walla, WA and Portland, OR.

This is my personal website. I use it to share things I write and make.

Feel free to email me: christiansenj@gmail.com

Recent Posts

Build a Trial Court Records Scraper

How to programmatically gather information from online court files.

GitHub: Amendments to Oregon's Noncompete Statute

A GitHub repository detailing all amendments to Oregon's primary noncompete statute (ORS 653.295) since its enactment in 1977.

Dynamic Autocomplete in Rails 6

Step-by-step tutorial to create an autocomplete field that returns suggestions from a database.

Portland's Bicycle Network: Connecting Community

Some thoughts on infrastructure, culture, and people from a decade of riding.