Articles

May 2008 - Joshua Ross, 2008 Recipient of the Michael E. Haglund Award, Multnomah Lawyer

 Joshua Ross is one of the recipients of the 2008 Michael Haglund Award. This award goes to young lawyers who, in the tradition of Michael Haglund, founder of the Volunteer Lawyers Project, have displayed a special commitment to pro bono service. Read the full story here. Reprinted with the Multnomah Bar Association's permission, Multnomah Lawyer, May 2008.

April 2008 - "Oregon Legal Aid Honors Robert Stoll," Multnomah Lawyer

Robert Stoll received the Campaign for Equal Justice's top honor, the Henry H. Hewitt Access to Justice Award. The award recognizes an individual, who, through strong leadership, consistent effort and commitment to the ideal of equal justice under the law... Read the full story here. Reprinted with the Multnomah Bar Association's permission, Multnomah Lawyer, April 2008.

March 14, 2008 - "A Long Time to get Paid," Portland Business Journal

Victims of the 1989 Exxon Valdez accident have few better friends than Portland attorney Bob Stoll. Shortly after the Exxon Valdez oil tanker spilled 9.5 million gallons of oil in Alaska's Prince William Sound, Stoll was enlisted to administrate the ensuing byzantine case. You can read the full story here.

Spring 2008 - "FCRA: Class Actions Net Insurance Policyholders $72 Million," Oregon State Bar Litigation Journal

In the summer of 2001, consumers discovered they were being charged more for insurance because of their credit scores and did not think that was fair. You can read the full story here.

Spring 2008 - "Larson Gives Back to NCLC," Outlook - NCLC Newsletter

Like many attorneys, Steve Larson first encountered NCLC when he was getting up to speed on a consumer case and found NCLC's publications to be invaluable resources. Use of the manuals prompted him to start attending NCLC's annual Consumer Rights Litigation Conference. You can read the full story here.

Winter 2008 - "Claims Against Bad Brokers - Pursuing the Predators," Trial Lawyer Magazine

"Claims Against Bad Brokers - Pursuing the Predators," first appeared in the Winter 2008 issue of Trial Lawyer Magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. Article is written by Gary M. Berne and Yoona Park. You can read this article here.

Winter 2008 - "Credit Check - Help for Consumers," Trial Lawyer Magazine

"Credit Check - Help for Consumers," first appeared in the Winter 2008 issue of Trial Lawyer Magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. You can read this article here.

Winter 2008 - "Gut Check at Supreme Court," Trial Lawyer Magazine

"Gut Check at Supreme Court," first appeared in the Winter 2008 issue of Trial Lawyer Magazine, the quarterly journal of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. Article is written by Scott A. Shorr. You can read this article here.

February 8, 2008 - "Giving History Some Credit: Tax Treatment Spurs Rehabs," Portland Business Journal

Federal tax credit is like a grant for 20 percent of costs. Preservation of historic buildings gained momentum following the regrettable demolition of New York's historic Pennsylvania Station in the mid-'60s. This article is written by David A. Lokting. You can read this article here.

January 18, 2008 - "The Decline in Business Rows," Portland Business Journal

Portland-area law firms report that 2007 was a kinder, gentler year for most businesses, with a marked decline in new lawsuits and regulatory actions filed against commercial clients. You can read the full story here.

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