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Joseph A Field

Joseph Field’s Legal Cases

10 total

  • Archdiocese of Portland Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case

    Practice Area:
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    Outcome:
    Mediated Resolution and confirmed chapter 11 plan of reorganization with policy buybacks free and clear.
    Description:
    Insurance coverage dispute over 40 years of former CGL policies issued by ten insurers in context of chapter 11 banrkuptcy case of Catholic Archdiocese with numerous adversary proceedings and claims pertaining to priest abuse. Served as coordinating counsel between insurers' local law firms and insurers national law firms to coordinate litigation strategy in insurance coverage adversary proceedings and main bankruptcy case.
  • Miracle Mountain of Portland verses Don Hanson

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1999
    Outcome:
    Unanimous jury verdict
    Description:
    Adverse Possession Jury Trial in rural Klickitat County, Washington
  • City of Mosier v. Hood River Sand and Gravel

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Outcome:
    Victory at trial, upheld on appeal.
    Description:
    Trial attorney for City counsel in declaratory action/nuisance suit to close a rock quary and crushing operation.
  • West Gresham Professional Assoc. v. Jean Groth et al.

    Practice Area:
    Debt Collection
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2001
    Outcome:
    Won at trial and fully enforced judgment. Collected in full on case two, which we successfully mediated.
    Description:
    Fraudulent Transfer Case to enforce old judgment against successors in interest and transferees. Two part trial. Recovered significant assets in US and Canada in phase one and mediated settlement for cash in phase two.
  • Natural Flavors v. Wolke et. al.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2001
    Outcome:
    Successful resolution and collection after extensive litigation.
    Description:
    Represented New Jersey organic food company against California-based defendant who filed fraudulent Oregon bankruptcy case. Sued for injunctive relief and recovery of converted intellectual property and other assets.
  • Berry Networks (ATT) v. National Management Services, Inc.

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2006
    Outcome:
    Won unanimous jury verdict, upheld on appeal. Won follow up fraudulent transfer case. Appeal dismissed.
    Description:
    Represented ATT yellow page publisher in law suit against marketing company that sold yellow page advertising and place ads and fraudulently transferred advertising fees from customers.
  • O'Hagan v. Von Borstel

    Practice Area:
    Bankruptcy & Debt
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    Won judgment, collected in full.
    Description:
    Represented creditor as successor to successor bankruptcy trustee in case where trustee's did not locate hidden assets. Conducted extensive discovery and three phases of accounting action trial over two years. Won large judgment. Filed follow up bankruptcy and state court lawsuits to enforce judgment and to eliminate life estate and to execute.
  • Darneille v. Chicago Mercantile Exchange

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2000
    Outcome:
    Successfully defended.
    Description:
    In capacity as local counsel to general counsel for Chicago Mercantile Exchange successfully defended Oregon breach of contract and tortious misappropriation suit. Removed case from state court to federal court and obtained dismissal.
  • Sony v. Lexair

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2000
    Outcome:
    Injunction, money judgment, recovery of assets and collection of money.
    Description:
    Represented Sony Electronics Inc. in Seattle to sue grey market purchaser of Sony televisions for Cosco.Obtained injunction, money judgment, recovered converted collateral. Performed follow up litigation against principals of defendant in US Bankruptcy Court in Seattle leading to additional collections.
  • Western Surety v. Ciamenti

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Won jury verdict.
    Description:
    Represented surety company against car dealer in contested commercial case to recover on bond claim.