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Michael Owens

Michael Owens

also known as Michael V Owens

Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 50%
    5 years
  2. Discrimination: 25%
    5 years
  3. Sexual Harassment: 20%
    5 years
  4. Civil Rights: 5%
    5 years



Hourly ($200-225/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

16 total 

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  • Thomas Richard Adams

    Mike is one of rare well-rounded lawyers with a big heart and employment law chops to boot. I recommend him without reservation.


    Thomas Adams Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Russell Lee Getchell

    Mike's knowledge of the law is second to none, and he is a great advocate for his clients.


    Russell Getchell Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

Owens & McBreen, P.C.

319 SW Washington St Ste 614
Portland, OR, 97204


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Membership SelectionOrder of the Barristers2010
Member of the Year - 3LWillamette Law Review2010
Inaugural InducteeWyoming Debate Hall of Fame2009
National ChampionNational Parliamentary Debate Association2003
Top Debate SpeakerNational Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence2003
National ChampionNational Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence2003
Top Debate SpeakerNational Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Public Speaking InstructorChemeketa Community College2010 - 2011
Summer AssociateStoel Rives LLP2009 - 2009
Law Clerk, Appellate DivisionOregon Department Of Justice2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Publications CommitteeAttorney Member2013 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative CommitteeAttorney Member2012 - Present
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Membership CommitteeSecretary2012 - 2012
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Employee/Individual Rights SectionMember2010 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oregon Gay and Lesbian Law AssociationMember2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude2010
Oregon State UniversityInterdisciplinary Studies (Communication & Political Science)MA - Masters2007
University of WyomingJournalismBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Willamette University College of LawStarting a Law Practice2013
Willamette University College of LawStarting a Law Practice2011