Statewide / Northern Willamette Valley
Lane is a partner in the law firm Shetterly Irick and Ozias in Dallas, Oregon, where he began his law practice in 1981. He was a state representative from 1997 to 2004. From 2004 to 2007, Lane was the director of the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development.
Lane volunteers his service on several boards of directors of nonprofit organizations in Oregon including Western Oregon University, Oregon Law Center, Oregon Environmental Council, Foundation Northwest Oregon Leadership Council, Salem Health and chair of the Oregon Law Commission.