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For more than 40 years, our firm has focused almost exclusively on litigation, including insurance defense, subrogation, construction defense, and insurance coverage analysis. Across the Pacific Northwest in state, federal, and appellate courts, arbitration and mediation, our team is driven to deliver the highest quality advocacy and counsel at a reasonable cost.






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Legal Briefs & News

An End to Futile Amendments Under Eklof v. Persson?

On April 21, 2022, the Oregon Supreme Court issued Eklof v. Persson, 369 Or 531, 533 (2022), a decision that limits a petitioner’s right to amend a complaint under ORCP 23(A) in a post-convictionrelief case. ORCP 23(A) allows one pleading amendment as a matter of...

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A New Era? Interpreting the Impact of Moody

On January 26, 2022, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued its ruling in Moody v. Oregon Community Credit Union and Federal Insurance Company, 317 Or App 233 (2022). The Oregon Court of Appeals reversed and remanded the trial court’s ruling. In the underlying case,...

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