ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship

Katie Eichner recently spoke at the 2018 ABA Mid-Year Meeting in Vancouver, B.C. on behalf of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship. As a former scholar, Katie shared her perspective on the importance of ABA support for diversity. During her many presentations to the ABA’s leadership groups, its Women’s and Minority Caucuses and at the Spirit […]

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2018 Most Diverse Law Firms

Lindsay Hart, LLP is one of the most diverse law firms in Portland Oregon. Click here to read more.

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New Damages Cap Case

This month, the court of appeals (Judge Rex Armstrong) issued a new opinion on the constitutionality of the cap: Vasquez v. Double Press Manufacturing, Inc.   http://www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/docs/A154774A.pdf   The first version of this case (“Vasquez I”) had been decided over a year ago by the court of appeals.  It is a personal injury (not death) […]

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Lindsay Hart congratulates attorney Katie Eichner on her recent election as a Director of the Board of Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC)

Lindsay Hart congratulates attorney Katie Eichner on her recent election as a Director of the Board of Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (OADC). For 50 years, OADC has served as a membership organization for trial lawyers defending their clients across the State of Oregon. Katie will serve a three-year term and looks forward to working […]

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Oregon Court of Appeals Issues a Ruling Affecting the Scope of Issues for Trial

by Jeff Young   Today, the Oregon Court of Appeals issued an opinion that has implications for defense lawyers. Generally, the parties may only try the issues raised in the pleadings. The question then arises whether a matter is truly “outside the scope of the pleadings.”   In Lydia Patricia Bergstrom v. Associates for Women’s […]

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