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Kevin H Kono

Litigation Attorney at Portland, OR

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  • State Years
    Washington - WA 5 years
    Oregon - OR 21 years
  • Licensed for 5 years
    State WA
    Acquired 2019
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 21 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2002
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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Location

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
1300 SW Fifth Avenue
Suite 2400
Portland, OR, 97201-5630

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Corrections Counselor
  • Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
  • 1995 - 1999

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2002
  • University of Oregon
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Greenwood Products, Inc. v. Greenwood Forest Products, Inc.
  • Obtained reversal of Court of Appeals decision, affirmance of trial court denial of directed verdict motions.
  • Lussier v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
  • Trial court denial of attorney fees affirmed
  • PGF Care Center, Inc. v. Wolfe
  • Obtained reversal of summary judgment

Associations

  • Oregon State Bar, Business Litigation Section
  • Executive Committee Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Member
  • N/A
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • Member
  • N/A
  • University of Oregon Law School Alumni Association
  • Board Member
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Treasurer
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Oregon Law Review
  • Executive Editor
  • 2001 - 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Portland's "Lawyer of the Year" in First Amendment Litigation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2018
  • "Best Lawyers in America" in Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • "Best Lawyers in America" in Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • "Best Lawyers in America" in Commercial Litigation
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2015
  • 2012 Oregon Rising Star
  • Law & Politics
  • 2012
  • 2011 Oregon Rising Star
  • Law & Politics
  • 2011
  • 2010 Oregon Rising Star
  • Law & Politics
  • 2010
  • 2009 Oregon Rising Star
  • Law & Politics
  • 2009
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Publications

  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2017
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2016
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2015
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2014
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2013
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2012
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2011
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2010
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2009
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Chapters on Defamation and Privacy
  • 2008
  • The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • Chapter on Reporter's Privilege
  • 2006
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Defamation Model Trial Brief
  • 2006
  • Litigation Journal of the Oregon State Bar
  • Be Careful Who You SLAPP
  • 2006
  • Oregon Law Review
  • The Trust Doctrine and the Clean Water Act: The Environmental Protection Agency’s Duty to Enforce Tribal Water Quality Standards Against Upstream Polluters
  • 2001
  • Litigation Journal of the Oregon State Bar
  • Expert Witnesses: Not Automatically Protected by the Attorney-Client Privilege or the Work Product Doctrine
  • 2001
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Speaking Engagements

  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel Commercial Practice Seminar
  • Preserving Issues for Appeal in Oregon Circuit Court
  • 2017
  • Oregon Asian Pacific American Bar Association Pipeline Series
  • Oregon Appellate Practice
  • 2015
  • Guest Speaker, University of Oregon School of Journalism
  • Communication Law
  • 2010
  • First Amendment Speakers' Bureau
  • Online News and the Internet
  • 2008
  • First Amendment Speakers Bureau
  • Reporter's Privilege
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

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Litigation Attorney | Jul 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have worked closely with Mr. Kono in the past. He is a very bright, capable and hard-working attorney. He cares about his clients and has an enjoyable personality that makes him a pleasure to work with. I give him my highest recommendation for commerical litigation matters in Oregon."
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Portland Litigation Lawyer Kevin H Kono
Kevin H Kono
Litigation Attorney
Portland, OR
Licensed for 21 years