• Business Law, Environmental Law, Estate Planning...
  • Oregon, Washington
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Products Liability Law
  • Trusts and Estates Law
  • Trust and Fiduciary Services Law
  • Tort, Professional Liability, Employment and Insurance Litigation Law
  • Superfund and Cost Recovery Law
  • Oil Spill and Natural Resources Damage Assessment Law
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Financial Institutions Law
  • Commercial Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Oregon
Washington
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Oregon State and Federal Courts
Washington State and Federal Courts
Professional Experience
Shareholder
Current
Education
Willamette University
J.D
summa cum laude, Associate Editor, Willamette Law Journal
University of Portland
B.A
magna cum laude
Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Oregon Independent College Foundation, Chair, Board of Trustees 2005- (Member 2002-)
Current
Activities: Children?s Cancer Association, Board of Directors 2002-
Current
Activities: Oregon Court of Appeals Liason Committee 2005-
Current
Activities: Willamette University School of Law, Board of Visitors; Member 1988-1998; Chair 1992-1994; Executive Committee 1992-1997; Emeritus 1998-
Current
Activities: University of Portland, Presidential Advisory Council (PAC) 2001-2006
Current
Activities: Chair, PAC College Arts & Sciences, University of Portland, 2005-2006
Current
Activities: Member of Oregon Law Commission Eminent Domain Statutory Revision Workgroup 2002-2004
Current
Activities: Chairman, Professional Services Counsel, ?Bounce Back Oregon? seminar for professional service groups dealing with the Oregon economy. April 29, 2003
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Activities: Oregon Chapter of Multiple Sclerosis Society, Board of Directors 1995-2002
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Activities: Circuit Court Judge, Pro Tem, Multnomah County 1994-1998, 1987-1992
Current
Activities: Chairman, Portland Trial Department, Lane Powell PC 1993-1998
Current
Activities: Lawyer?s Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference 1995-1998
Current
Activities: Defense Research Institute
Current
Activities: National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
Current
Activities: Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel
Current
Activities: Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, President 1994-1995, Executive Board 1988-1995
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Activities: Federal Bar Association, President 1994-1995; Executive Committee 1987-1995
Current
Activities: Oregon Federal Court Liaison 1988-1990
Current
Activities: Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger, Board of Directors, Past
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
601 SW Second Ave., Suite 2100
Portland, OR 97204
USA
Telephone: (503) 778-2105
Fax: (503) 778-2200