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319 SW Washington Street
Suite 614
Portland, OR, 97204

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 70%
    15 years
  2. Business: 15%
    13 years
  3. Civil Rights: 10%
    11 years
  4. Insurance: 5%



Hourly ($200-300/hour), contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

12 total 

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  • Jack G Dekovich

    Clay is a skillful litigator that is fully committed not only to his clients but also to the rule of law. Mr. McCaslin's ability to tame the jungle of civil litigation allows him to ensure that his clients get the compensation they deserve. Clay is one of the greatest attorneys that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I endorse this lawyer.


    Jack Dekovich Family Attorney
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  • Christopher A Slater

    I endorse this lawyer. Clay works hard for his clients. I would not hesitate to refer him a client knowing that he would handle their case effectively and professionally.


    Christopher Slater Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community


TXInactive 200107/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of J. Clay McCaslin2005 - Present
AttorneyWaters & Kraus2004 - 2005
AttorneyMartzell & Bickford, APC2001 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeN/A2005 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationN/A2005 - Present
Oregon State BarN/A2004 - Present
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A2001 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Frank Waterhouse v. City of Portland, et al$55,000 verdict for Plaintiff, in addition to all of plaintiff's attorney fees and costs
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Publication nameTitleDate
Trial Lawyer (OTLA)"Video Camera Portrayed As a Weapon: Framing a Police Case"2011
Tulane Law Review"My Jailor is My Judge: Kestutis Zadvydas and the Indefinite Imprisonment of Permanent Resident Aliens by the INS"2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Multnomah Bar Young Lawyers CLE SeriesDamages in Tort Cases2010