PCS v. PNWT
Obtained full defense verdict after four-day jury trial on breach of contract case between two Northwest companies.
Rose v. Nordt
Successfully prosecuted, through trial, claim of timber trespass. Client was awarded statutory treble damages and damages for mental anguish.
Buechley v. Buechley
Obtained full defense judgment after one-week bench trial in dispute between members of closely held limited liability company, including allegations of fraud and breach of fiduciary duties.
Renshaw v. Pacific Northwest Title, Inc.
Obtained full defense judgment after bench trial in breach of contract case brought by attorney (as an individual) against a Northwest company.
Minnich v. Sundance Shutter
Obtained full defense judgment after bench trial in breach of contract/rescission and unfair trade practices claims brought by an individual against a Northwest company.
Martinez v. Spitz
Obtained full defense judgment after bench trial in favor of a subsequent purchaser of a foreclosed home.
Real Estate Litigation
Multiple Plaintiffs v. Bank of America
Defended national banking clients in over a dozen "wrongful foreclosure" lawsuits.
Defense of commercial lease disputes involving wireless carriers
Defended multiple cases involving national wireless carriers and their cell tower leases including sub-leasing arrangements.
Jackson v. Beckman
Successfully dismissed four separate actions brought against client relating to a disputed land sale contract.
Kreder v. Ellis
Successfully cleared title to property that was disputed for years.
Hall v. Roma-Smith
Represent defendant in partition action.
Trust and Estate Litigation
In re Estate of Eric Smith
Through mediation, favorably settled a multimillion-dollar estate dispute involving interpretation of decedent’s will and limited liability buy-sell agreements.
Pinson v. Deutsche Bank
Obtained summary judgment against estate on behalf of a subsequent purchaser where previous personal representative fraudulently transferred property.
Breach of Trust on behalf of charitable beneficiary
On behalf of large out-of-state charitable institution, brought suit against trustee of a southern Oregon trust and two individuals to reverse fraudulent transfer of property. The property was given back and a large attorney fee judgment was entered against the individuals.
Prosecution against fiduciary on behalf of beneficiary of charitable trust
On behalf of a large national youth organization, favorably settled property and estate dispute in eastern Oregon through mediation and threats of litigation.
Heller v. Heller
Represented successor trustee in breach of trust action against previous trustee and defended allegations by beneficiaries of breaches of trust and loyalty.
In re Estate of Arthur Smith
Defense of personal representative in claims of breach of fiduciary duties. Obtained partial summary judgment of claims and ultimately negotiated favorable settlement with beneficiary.
Manufactured Home Community and Marina Litigation
Multiple landlord clients v. multiple tenant defendants
Favorably settled hundreds of forcible entry and detainer (eviction) actions without trial for various manufactured home and floating home community owners and commercial landlords and tenants.
Rocky Pointe Marina v. Taylor
Filed preemptory action and obtained summary judgment against defendants relating to defendants’ rights in a floating home pursuant to Oregon’s personal property abandonment statute.
Happy Rock Home Owners Association v. Happy Rock Marina
Obtained summary judgment on behalf of defendant marina against coalition of tenants seeking to force sale of marina to tenants’ association.
Repman v. Casselman’s Wharf Marina
Obtained summary judgment against plaintiff-tenant on case brought challenging marina "leasing fee."
Defense of multi-plaintiff action against therapeutic boarding school
Represented therapeutic boarding school in defending allegations of abusive practices and negligence.
Bank of the Cascades v. Proterra
Represent banking client in collection of multimillion-dollar debt.
Defense of Fair Credit Reporting Act Claim
Represent national wireless carrier company in claims of violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Through arbitration, defeated claims by co-member of limited liability company involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duties.
Represented client in claims brought by deceased partner’s estate involving valuation of business of assets and division of partnership property.