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Thomas Duane D'Amore
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Thomas Duane D'Amore

also known as Tom D'Amore

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accident, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

About Me

Tom D'Amore is an experienced and highly effective personal injury attorney licensed to practice law in Oregon, Washington & California.


 


He founded D’Amore Law Group in 1994 and has immersed himself in personal injury law, dedicating his time and work to injured people and their families. Tom and his firm have skillfully and successfully represented thousands of clients, and achieved Martindale-Hubbell®’s highest rating, AV Preeminent™, which reflects the highest ethical standards and quality of legal services.


 


Tom is a long-time member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), a nationwide organization that promotes a fair and effective justice system. He serves on the Board of Governors, chairs the Audit Committee, and is the former chair of the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section.


 


Prior to becoming the 2010-11 President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), an Oregon organization that preserves the rights and safety of consumers, Tom served the organization on the Executive Committee member, Board of Governors and the Education Committee.


 


Tom D’Amore is proud to be an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), and a member of the esteemed American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and is a board certified civil trial advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy.


 


Tom is married and the father of three children. He is a dedicated board member for Good Deeds, an organization that offers financial assistance to seriously injured persons and their families. As a board member for the Oregon Law Institute, Tom helps to train and educate future lawyers. The D’Amore Law Group also supports Public Justice, the Pound Civil Service Institute and the National Crime Victim Bar Association, and is dedicated to strengthening and educating the community.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Car Accidents: 40%
  2. Wrongful Death: 25%
  3. Trucking Accident: 20%
  4. Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect: 15%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Troy S Bundy

    Tom is an experienced professional. His easy going manner and realistic approach to cases fosters respect among those of us in the defense Bar. He has proven himself in the courtroom and has demonstrated that he can also "walk the walk."

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    Troy Bundy Medical Malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Roy Dwyer

    TOM IS ONE OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. HE REALLY GOES TO BAT FOR HIS CLIENTS..HE IS VERY SMART AND VERY ACTIVE IN THE LEGAL COMMUNITY.AND HE IS A NICE GUY.

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    Roy Dwyer Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

D'Amore Law Group

1001 SW 5th Street
Portland, OR, 97204

D'Amore Law Group

4400 NE 77th Ave, Suite 275
Vancouver, WA, 98662

D'Amore Law Group

750 NW Charbonneau Street
Bend, OR, 97701

D'Amore Law Group

4230 Galewood Street
Suite 200
Lake Oswego, OR, 97035-2496

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive199306/06/2015
ORActive199206/28/2015
CAActive199005/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2012
AV Peer Review Rated for Legal Ability and Ethical StandardsMartindale-Hubbell2010
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerD'Amore Law Group1994 - Present
Part-Time InstructorBecker CPA Review1993 - 1994

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2012 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2010 - 2011
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors2009 - Present
American Association for Justice, Motor Vehicle SectionChair2008 - 2009
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1998 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present
Oregon State Bar AssociationMember1992 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
Washington State Trial Lawyers AssociationEagle MemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Anderson v. Morris, the City of Portland DBA Portland International Raceway1.3 million

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar BulletinWhat You Need to Know About PIP and UM/UIM Claims2011
Trial Lawyer (OTLA)Client involvement and motivation can make the case2011
Trial Lawyer (OTLA)Choices: Mother, father, trial lawyer2010
Oregon State BarDamages 2007c supp2007
Oregon State BarDamages 2002 supp2002
Oregon State BarCivil Pleading and Practice 2001C supp2001
Oregon State BarDamages 1998 rev1998

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
University of NevadaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1985
University of NevadaAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science1985

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Litigator LunchRules of the Road2012
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarDifferences in Truck Cases2012
Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarDiscovery in Auto Injury Cases2012
Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education SeminarPIP Coverage and Disputes2011
Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarCourtroom Evidence, “Evidentiary Objections at Different Stages of Trial”2011
Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarHow to Effectively Present and Defend PIP and UM/UIM Claims2011
American Association for Justice Continuing Legal Education SeminarDemonstration: Closing Argument2011
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Legal Staff Section SeminarDepositions & the Paralegal’s Role2010
Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 12th Annual Oregon Trail Advocacy CollegeOpening Statement: Terry Stotz v. St. Patricks Medical Center2010
Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education SeminarWrongful Death Settlement Planning: What Every Litigator Should Know2010
Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education SeminarEvidence in the Courtroom, “Dealing With Hostile Witnesses”2010
Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarHow to Effectively Present and Defend PIP and UM/UIM Claims2010
Defense Practice AcademyDirect and Cross Examination2010
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarTaking and Defending Depositions2009
American Association for Justice Winter ConventionFundamentals of Accident Reconstructionists: Should I Hire One? What Can They Do?2009
Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education SeminarHow to Deal with Injuries and Damages Arising from a Motor Vehicle Accident2008

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