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Anne D Foster

Anne D Foster

Practice areas:

Litigation, Personal Injury, Mediation, Arbitration, Business

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About Me

Anne Foster is an experienced trial lawyer and trusted business advisor. She specializes in complicated business disputes and catastrophic injury claims. Her key focus is on finding ways to protect her client’s interests and avoid protracted litigation.  She has also successfully tried to verdict well over 45 cases in Oregon and Washington.  Anne gets results while providing personal attention to each of her clients.  Anne was selected for inclusion in 2009 Oregon Rising Stars in Business Litigation by Oregon Super Lawyers.   She is a member of the Agriculture and Natural Resources, Insurance Defense and Governmental Affairs teams at Dunn Carney.


Anne is a highly sought after presenter for both legal and trade organizations regarding litigation issues, including topics such as how to avoid litigation and how to argue your case and use technology in the courtroom.  Prior to becoming a lawyer, Anne was the speech writer for David Frohnmayer, former President of the University of Oregon and Attorney General of Oregon. She also assisted the National Association of Attorneys General in distributing over $9.6 billion of discretionary funds from the national tobacco settlement to the many states and provinces involved.


When not practicing law, Anne enjoys spending time with her two girls-both of whom are wholly unimpressed with their mom’s trial skills.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Litigation: 50%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Business: 10%
  4. Arbitration: 10%
  5. Mediation: 10%
    7 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Lowell P McKelvey

    I've had the pleasure of working with Anne on a personal injury case in which we represented co-defendants. Anne is thorough, professional, competent and very easy to work with. I have great respect for her abilities and look forward to working with her again in the future.

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    Lowell McKelvey Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

851 Sw 6th Ave Ste 1500
Portland, OR, 97204-1357

851 SW 6th Ave Ste 1500
Portland, OR, 97204

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200007/05/2015
ORActive199908/16/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Soulful GivingBoard Member2012 - Present
Annual Providence Portland Medical Foundation Positive Perspectives Cancer LuncheonCommittee Member2011 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Oregon Association of Defense CounselMember1999 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1999 - Present
Oregon Women Lawyers AssociationMember1999 - Present
Washington State BarMember1999 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1999 - Present
Defense Research InstituteMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Northwest Tree Sales, Inc. v. Alpine Christmas Trees and Chris MaretichDefendant Prevailed on Preliminary Injunction
Mark McMillan v. Li Ning Sports, USAPlaintiff's verdict for $1.25 million.
Neal and Nancy Kaste v. Land O'Lakes Purina FeedPlaintiffs' verdict for $750,000.00

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of OregonPolitical Science, SociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Oregon Fresh Market Growers Annual MeetingFood Borne Illness Litigation2014
Starbucks Litigation SummitUsing an Ipad at Trial- Is this a game changer?2012
Meritas Annual MeetingLitigation Revolution: How the iPad Might Change the Game2012
Dunn Carney Ag SummitFood Safety Panel-Overview and Background of Liability Issues,2011
Oregon Association of Defense Council Annual Summer ConferenceCare and Treatment of Your Other Client - The Insured2003
DRI Product Liability ConferenceDivorcing the Married Product: Must A 'Good' Product Warn of a 'Bad' Product Simply Because They Are Used Together?2000