I have practiced law in Oregon since 1986, but have taken cases in California,... more
I have practiced law in Oregon since 1986, but have taken cases in California, Washington, Idaho, Missouri. I enjoy mountain biking, traveling, writing, entertaining friends, hiking and taking care of my family. But mostly I work at the practice of law. I love my job and the folks I am able to represent in serious and important areas.
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
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
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
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.
Civil Rights Attorneys in cities near Portland, OR