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Practice Areas


  1. Landlord & Tenant: 25%
    23 years, 1.01 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    23 years, 1.01 thousand cases
  3. Discrimination: 25%
    23 years, 1.01 thousand cases
  4. Employment & Labor: 25%
    23 years, 1.01 thousand cases



Hourly ($300-350/hour), Contingent (25-40%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Matthew H Kehoe

    Michael Ross is an excellent attorney. He works hard for his clients and is a tireless advocate for them when it comes to obtaining a good outcome for his clients. I highly recommend Michael.


    Matthew Kehoe Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • No photo

    I endorse this attorney. Mr. Ross comes prepared to either work on an negotiated settlement or try the matter before the court with experience and knowledge. His clients can count on a professional who will protect their interests.


    David Lawrence Landlord & Tenant Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info


Sovereign Hotel, 4th Floor
710 S.W. Madison Street, Suite 400
Portland, OR, 97205



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Partner in Providing Access to JusticeCampaign for Equal Justice2009
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerSlater Ross Attorneys2002 - 2015
AttorneyThe Ross Law Office1992 - 2002
AssociateCummins, Brown, Goodman1991 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2008 - Present
U.S. District Court of OregonMember1994 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1991 - Present
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Swoboda v. Viterra Energy ServicesRefund of unlawful fees.
McDuffy v. Interstate Distributor Co.Recovered lost wages, emotional distress damages and attorney fees.
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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Evangel UniversityMathematicsBS - Bachelor of Science1988
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
ORHA - Continuing EducationLandlord Tenant Law Update2015
ORHA - Continuing EducationEvictions 1012015
Landlord Tenant Law Update 2014Housing Maintenance Code Enforcement2014
Fair Housing and Reasonable AccommodationsMaking Sense of Fair Housing2014
2013 Legislation ReviewReinstatement of Injured Workers2013
Workers' Compensation CLEEmployment Law: Old Issues & New Twists2008
Eviction Court: The Vexing IssuesWhat Fees Can a Landlord Charge2005
Landlord-Tenant CLEEviction Court Practices2000