Tim DeJong Performs in MBA Battle of the Lawyer Bands

Stoll Berne attorney, Tim DeJong, performed on August 3, 2017 in the Multnomah Bar Association’s Battle of the Lawyer Bands. Tim’s band, SSIK (backwards KISS) donned full KISS look-a-like makeup and performed ”Rock and Roll All Nite,” “Cold Gin” and “Shock Me.” SSIK took home the title of Audience Favorite! The event is held annually as a fundraiser for Multnomah CourtCare.

Three Stoll Berne Lawyers Named to 2017 Top 50 Oregon Super Lawyers

Stoll Berne attorneys Gary Berne, Timothy DeJong, and Rob Shlachter were recently named in the Top 50 Oregon attorneys by Super Lawyer Magazine's 2017 edition of Oregon Super Lawyers

Stoll Berne Celebrates New Rule to Restore Consumers’ Ability to Enforce Rights and Protections in Court

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized its rule to restore consumers’ right to join together in challenging financial fraud and scams in court. The result of five years of careful study and consideration, the rule as proposed would restrict the financial industry’s use of forced arbitration – a tactic Wall Street banks and payday lenders use to block consumers from challenging illegal behavior in court.

Federal Court Allows Securities Class Action Case to Proceed Against Sidley Austin, Deloitte & Touche, Tonkon Torp, TD Ameritrade, EisnerAmper and Integrity Bank

U.S. District Judge Michael W. Mosman upheld a magistrate judge’s recommendation to deny in-part and grant in-part motions to dismiss filed by Sidley Austin LLP, Deloitte & Touche, Tonkon Torp, TD Ameritrade, EisnerAmper and Integrity Bank in a proposed class action case alleging that the defendants violated the Oregon Securities Law by participating and aiding in sales of securities totaling in excess of $650 million.

Oregon Super Lawyers Recognizes Stoll Berne Lawyers

Twelve individual Stoll Berne attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyer Magazine in their 2017 Oregon Super Lawyers edition. They include:

Nadia Dahab Steps in to Role of President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association

Stoll Berne attorney, Nadia Dahab, recently stepped in to the role of President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association on July 1, 2017. Her term will run through June 30, 2018. Dahab, who is a member of the firm’s appellate practice group, focuses her practice on appeals, complex business disputes, and securities litigation.

Josh Ross Prevails in FINRA Arbitration, Recovers Full Damages Award for Stoll Berne Clients

Stoll Berne co-managing shareholder, Josh Ross, recently represented investors who filed claims against their broker/investment advisor and the firm that employed the broker. Stoll Berne’s clients claimed that the broker recommended an unsuitable investment strategy to them and that he failed to perform sufficient due diligence in making those recommendations. The broker’s recommended strategy included investment in a series of complicated and overly-concentrated Unit Investment Trusts. The broker also recom

Nadia Dahab and Josh Ross Protect Judgment in Favor of Stoll Berne Client on Appeal

Nadia Dahab and Josh Ross successfully defended a judgment obtained for Stoll Berne's client, securing a complete victory for the client following a multi-year litigation.

Twist Architecture & Design, Inc. v. Oregon Board of Architect Examiners, 361 Or. 507 (2017)

On June 2, 2017, the Oregon Supreme Court issued its decision in Twist Architecture & Design, Inc. v. Oregon Board of Architect Examiners.

Nadia Dahab Presented at the ONLD Writing Workshop - June 22, 2017

Stoll Berne attorney Nadia Dahab presented at the ONLD Writing Workshop on June 22, 2017 on various aspects of legal writing. Topics included drafting research memoranda and client communications, drafting legal briefs and publishable articles, and a moderated discussion between the panelists regarding their recommendations on strategies for young attorneys to improve their writing skills. The program was worth 2.5 general or practical skills MCLE credits. 

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