Brandy Pirtle joined Davis Law Offices in October 2012 and focuses her practice on... more
Brandy Pirtle joined Davis Law Offices in October 2012 and focuses her practice on plaintiff and small business employment law, civil rights, estate planning and legal issues affecting the LGBT community. Brandy was previously with the Bureau of Labor and Industries where she spent several years as a Senior Investigator in the Civil Rights Division handling employment, housing and public accom... 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
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.
Risa's passion for service began early in life. By the time she was attending Grant... more
Risa's passion for service began early in life. By the time she was attending Grant High School in NE Portland, Risa was involved in a variety of community groups and school activities focused on alleviating social injustice. However, it wasnt until she was faced with caring for a relative during a medical crisis that Risa became fully aware of the importance of advocacy. This experience inspir... view profile
It is never too early to obtain a lawyer. If you have been or are being investigated... more
It is never too early to obtain a lawyer. If you have been or are being investigated or have been arrested your liberty is at stake. The government has police officers, investigators, experts and prosecutors working for it . . . Protect yourself by obtaining counsel that has over nine years as a prosecutor and three years as a defense lawyer . . . I will work for you at all stages, including... view profile
John graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with Honors in 1998. While... more
John graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with Honors in 1998. While at the University of Chicago, he was a member of the University of Chicago Law Review and wrote a note for the University of Chicago Legal Forum entitled "Genetics and Justice: An Indigent Defendant's Right to DNA Expert Assistance." After graduation, John served for one year as a law clerk for Judge Ed Carnes, ... 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.