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About me

I am a trial lawyer based in Portland, Oregon. I handle cases primarily in Oregon, Washington and the Federal Courts in which they are located. I also handle appellate matters in the Oregon appellate courts and the Ninth Circuit.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 70%
    14 years
  2. Elder Law: 10%
    14 years
  3. Appeals: 10%
    22 years
  4. Intellectual Property: 10%
    7 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Scott C Lucas

    Brooks knows more about probate than any other lawyer in Oregon. He is the go-to guy for hundreds of other attorneys, and literally wrote the book that lawyers refer to in his area of practice.


    Scott Lucas Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Ryan Wesley Collier

    Brooks is a great advocate for his clients. I find his work thorough, his advice sound, and his treatment of clients thoughtful and responsive. I endorse him without reservation. I frequently refer clients to his care.


    Ryan Collier Estate planning Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Draneas & Huglin, P.C.

4949 Meadows Road
Suite 400
Lake Oswego, OR, 97035


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
BS Magna cum LaudeBradley University1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial LawyerBrooks Cooper, AAL2008 - Present
AssociateCartwright and Associates2000 - 2008
AssociateSam Hochberg, PC1998 - 2000
PartnerDoss & Cooper1996 - 1996
AssociateGrenley Rotenberg Evans Bragg & Bodie, PC1996 - 1998
AssociateD. Lawrence Wobbrock1994 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Council on Court ProceduresChair2011 - Present
Trillium Charter School BoardMember2011 - Present
Oregon Council on Court ProceduresMember2005 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1994 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1994 - Present
Oregon Council on Court ProceduresVice Chair2008 - 2010
Transition Projects BoardMember1996 - 1997
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1995 - 1996
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Marriage of TaylorPrevailed
Helmig V. Farley Piazza and AssociatesPrevailed
Newton/Boldt v. Newtonprevailed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Sexual Abuse Litigation, a Practical Resource for Attorneys, Clinicians, and Advocates by Hawthorne Press“Delayed Memories and Scientific Evidence: Maintaining the Pre-­Trial Admissibility of Delayed Memory Evidence”2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Bradley UniversitySecondary EducationBS - Bachelor of Science1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar CLEWrongful Death Settlement Planning2010
Oregon Law Institute CLEWrongful Death Practice and Procedure2010
Oregon State Bar CLEAdministering Oregon Estates2002
Oregon State Bar CLECivil Pleading & Practice, Venue1994
Oregon State Bar CLEEvidence1994