Are you a Valentine’s Day hater? Then you might get a kick out of a contest an Arkansas law firm ran where the prize was a free uncontested divorce. At first glance the contest seems to be anti-love; however, the rules specify that the divorce must be uncontested. If not affection, an uncontested divorce at least requires indifference or civility, which might suggest some residual love. At least it’s possible that perhaps (some) divorce attorneys … Read more
Feb 14, 2018
Feb 7, 2018
Presidents’ Day is fast approaching and got us wondering: how many of the 45 US presidents were first lawyers? More than half (25), which is a whopping 55.56%! Check out this article if you’re interested in finding out which ones started out in the legal profession along with some little-known facts about each.
Feb 1, 2018
Clients and legal assistants often build a strong and friendly relationship during the course of a case. Legal assistants act as a go between for the client and the attorney, obtaining and passing along information about the case for both. While legal assistants exist to make a case run smoothly for both the client and the attorney, discussing the case directly with a client sometimes gets sticky for us. Legally, we aren’t allowed to provide … Read more
Jan 24, 2018
While much of the American public cries out for tort reform, only 0.002% of Americans filed tort lawsuits in 2015 compared to 0.01% in 1993; however, in November 2016, 87% of voters thought that too many lawsuits were filed in America according to this Wall Street Journal article. Fake news, anyone?
Oct 27, 2017
121 SW Morrison Street, Suite 1875
Portland, OR 97204
All other contact information will remain the same. Please also note that our phones will not be answered from Friday October 27, 2017 at approximately 4:00 PM (because we need to unplug and pack them) until sometime mid-morning on Monday October 30, 2017 when service will be switched over … Read more
Nov 23, 2016
Please note that our office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday beginning at noon on Wednesday November 23rd through Friday November 25th. Our regular office hours will resume on Monday November 28th at 8 AM. We wish you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving!… Read more
Oct 5, 2016
Charlie Ford is scheduled be a speaker at a CLE entitled “Estate Administration from Start to Finish“. The CLE is scheduled to take place on Wednesday December 21, 2016 all day beginning at 8:00 AM at the Portland Airport Radisson Hotel which is located at 6233 NE 78th Court in Portland, Oregon. He will be specifically discussing marshalling assets and distributing/closing estates. Sign up for the class using the link above to check … Read more
Jun 1, 2016
Please note that our office will be closed on Friday June 3, 2016 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM so that the staff may attend a funeral. We will check messages and emails upon our return to the office. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Feb 17, 2016
We have FINALLY gotten around to getting a new corporate video done and ended up adding biography videos for both attorneys to boot! Check them out below: