Mr. McHenry graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan in 1997 with a... more
Mr. McHenry graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan in 1997 with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. In 2004, he graduated second in his class, magna cum laude, from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, where his studies concentrated heavily on criminal defense. While in law school, Mr. McHenry was a law review associate editor, and worked as a research c... view profile
At first glance, it might not seem like the most natural transition. Shakespearean... more
At first glance, it might not seem like the most natural transition. Shakespearean actors tired of the low pay are supposed to become graphic designers or teachers, not lawyers, right? Not necessarily, says employment law litigator, Matthew Ellis. The Emerson College graduate - who followed his 1998 BFA in acting with a five-year stint in New York - says the progression from acting to litig... view profile
Mr. Rayfield is a partner with the Oregon personal injury law firm Nelson MacNeil... more
Mr. Rayfield is a partner with the Oregon personal injury law firm Nelson MacNeil Rayfield Trial Lawyers PC. He joined the law firm in 2009 and has been a partner with the firm since 2013. Mr. Rayfield’s pratice is entirely devoted to representing clients with oregon personal injury claims. Mr. Rayfield graduated from Western Oregon University in 2003 and Willamette University College of... view profile
Previously with the Western Environmental Law Center, I am in solo practice,... more
Previously with the Western Environmental Law Center, I am in solo practice, representing plaintiffs in environmental public interest lawsuits, and cases involving employment rights, police misconduct, and lawyer malpractice. I also have a limited real estate practice generally focusing on easement and boundary disputes.
Mark's been at the forefront of the struggle to bring equality to Oregon's gay and... more
Mark's been at the forefront of the struggle to bring equality to Oregon's gay and lesbian citizens since 1991. As a family law attorney, he helps clients transition to post-divorce life as safely and smoothly as possible. Caring and analytical, he enjoys helping people improve their lives. Among many other accomplishments, he is former president of the Oregon State Bar and former president of ... view profile
Gene Mechanic is a Portland, Oregon labor, employment and health law attorney who... more
Gene Mechanic is a Portland, Oregon labor, employment and health law attorney who started his legal career as a litigator with the New York State Attorneys General Office and who, as recognized by to the Oregoniannewspaper, "has a history of legal success . . in three decades defending Oregon . . . employees. Oregoniancolumnist Steve Duin said that Gene "bears one of the great names in the hist... view profile
I have been a trial lawyer in Portland for the past 14 years, the last four of which... more
I have been a trial lawyer in Portland for the past 14 years, the last four of which have been in private practice representing clients primarily in employment discrimination, civil rights and personal injury. I regularly try cases in both state and federal court One of my strengths and my favorite part of practicing law is relationship building. I take great pride in the “customer servic... view profile
A civil rights attorney helps protect the personal rights granted to you by the government. When someone violates those rights, a civil rights attorney can help you make them stop these violations, or repay you for any damage they have done to you. Your civil rights are spelled out in federal and state constitutions and in discrimination laws. In fact, civil rights attorneys are sometimes called discrimination attorneys because they frequently handle cases involving a person being treated differently based on gender, age, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.