Why I Became an Oregon Trial Lawyer

When I was young, my friend’s father was killed in a logging accident through no fault of his own. I’ve never forgotten the affect his death had upon my friend and his family. They lost not only a loved one, but were left financially destitute and were forced to move to a different state to… read more

Understanding Oregon’s Employer Liability Law

In the state of Oregon, workers are protected by the Employer Liability Law (ELL). The ELL was designed to protect and ensure the safety of workers and can provide extended coverage beyond Worker’s Compensation to injured workers. The ELL states that safety equipmentmust be provided to employees. Specifically, it states that “ … all owners,… read more

Chuck Paulson Speaks at OTLA Meeting

Thank you to OTLA member, Sean Hartfield, who is generously buying lunch for the meeting. Reminder, membership in the Minority Caucus is for all OTLA attorneys, legal staff and student members who self-identify as a minority. RSVP to this meeting with Beth Bernard at [email protected]