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  1. Litigation: 80%
    22 years, 300 cases
  2. Employee Benefits: 20%
    15 years, 50 cases

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18292 SW Santoro Dr
Beaverton, OR, 97007


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Shaw GrantFederal Bar Association2000
CLE Programming AwardFederal Bar Association1999
Shaw GrantFederal Bar Association1998
Federal Practice AwardFederal Bar Association - Oregon ChapterN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerPratt Law Office LLC2009 - Present
MemberOregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund Defense Panel2000 - Present
AssociateDunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue1997 - 2000
AssociateKennedy King & Zimmer1994 - 1997
Judicial Clerk for Honorable Helen J. FryeUnited States District Court - District of Oregon1993 - 1994
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar, Federal Practice and Procedure CommitteeSecretary2005 - 2006
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, New Lawyers Practice GroupChair1999 - 1999
Oregon State Bar, Disciplinary Rules and Procedures CommitteeMember1999 - 2001
Oregon District Court Historical SocietyBoard Member1999 - 2001
Owen M. Panner American Inn of CourtBarrister1999 - 2007
Owen M. Panner American Inn of CourtExecutive Committee1999 - 2000
Federal Bar AssociationChapter Delegate1998 - 2000
Federal Bar Association (Oregon chapter)Board Member1998 - 2001
Oregon State BarAppointed Disciplinary Counsel1998 - 2009
Federal Bar Association (Oregon chapter)President - Young Lawyer's Division1997 - 1999
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Professional Development and Education CommitteeChair1997 - 1998
Owen M. Panner American Inn of CourtPupil1996 - 1999
Publication nameTitleDate
Book“2008 District of Oregon Local Rules of Civil Practice Annotated,”2008
BookThe 2007 Style Amendments — Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,”2008
Book“The 2007 Style Amendments — Federal Rules of Civil Procedure”2008
Book“A Practical Guide to Electronic Discovery for Oregon Lawyers”2008
Book“2008 Oregon Uniform Civil Trial Court Rules Annotated”2008
PLF - In BriefTen Essentials Every Lawyer Needs To Know About E-Filing And E-Notices In Oregon’s Federal District Court” (co-authored with Laura Brennan)2008
FOR THE DISTRICT“The Developing Standards For Authenticating Electronic Evidence”2007
FOR THE DISTRICT“Four Things Every Lawyer Should Know About Contention Interrogatories”2007
PLF In Brief“Oregon Supreme Court Expands “Persons” Subject To The Advance Payment Statute”2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Reed CollegeEnglishBA1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Salem Inns of Court"Practice and Pitfalls in Electronic Discovery”2009
OWEN M. PANNER INNS OF COURT“Defining Professionalism” — Panel with Judges Acosta and Stewart, Tom Tongue and Judy Snyder2008
OREGON ASSOCIATION OF CASUALTY ADJUSTERS“Electronic Discovery in Insurance Practice”2008
OADC FALL SEMINAR“Watch Out Its the Feds! Electronic Discovery and Spoliation of Evidence”2008
FEDERAL PRACTICE CLE“The Re-Styled Rules of Civil Procedure”2008
Spotlight Series—“Twelve Changes You Need to Make to Your Practice To Comply with the New E-Discovery Rules”2007
OSB LITIGATION SECTION"Ethics in 18 Holes"2007
FEDERAL BAR ASSOCIATION“Common Mistakes in Federal Motion Practice”2007
CORPORATE COUNSEL SECTION CLE“How In House Counsel Can Prepare for Electronic Discovery”2007
Spotlight SeriesCurrent Issues in Legal Malpractice”2006
Defense Panel Conference“Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims”2005
OREGON PATENT LAWYER’S ASSOCIATIONPatent Malpractice Update - 20042004
Computer Law CLE: “Avoiding Malpractice in Representing Technology Clients”2004
OREGON PATENT LAWYER’S ASSOCIATIONPatent Malpractice Update” - 20032003
OREGON PATENT LAWYER’S ASSOCIATION"Patent Malpractice Update" - 20022002
Powerful Motion Practice“Motions From The Defense Perspective”2001
1999 Annual Ethics Panel“1999 Annual Ethics Panel”1999