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Managing Partner of Warren and Sugarman Law Firm (formerly Walker,

Warren and Watkins), Portland, Oregon. Primary practice is personal injury,

real property, corporate, criminal practice in the State of Oregon and federal

work in the US District Court of Oregon and the US District Court of

Western Washington.


General Counsel for a non-profit low-income rental-housing corporation that

is currently doing a multi-million dollar rehabilitation of its real property

portfolio. My responsibilities include legal advisement of corporate

directors and officers, all litigations activities for breach of contract,

creditors issues in Bankruptcy, housing discrimination issues, affordable

housing issues, transactional work regarding purchases or acquisitions of

real property, loan workouts, modifications and extensions.


Prosecuted numnerous civil rights cases.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 40%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%

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Contact info

Warren & Sugarman

838 SW 1st Ave Ste 500
Portland, OR, 97204-3324


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Exceptional AchievementCity of Lancaster2014
Community Support AwardPortland Community Reinvestment Initiatives2012
Convocation of EqualityOregon State Bar2011
Certificate of AppreciationEmmanuel Temple Church2004
"I believe I can fly"African American Chamber of Commerce1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerWarren & Sugarman1989 - 2016
Association namePosition nameDuration
U.S. District Court of Western WashingtonN/A1996 - Present
U.S. District Court of OregonN/A1992 - Present
Oregon State BarN/A1989 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationN/A1989 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeN/AN/A1995
Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1988
Willamette University College of LawN/AMBA - Master of Business Administration1986
Willamette UniversityEconomicsBS - Bachelor of Science1981