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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 50%
    6 years
  2. Discrimination: 25%
    6 years
  3. Sexual Harassment: 20%
    6 years
  4. Civil Rights: 5%
    6 years



Hourly ($240-280/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • Christina Stephenson

    I endorse this lawyer. Mike brings incredible research and writing skills to all of his cases. In addition, he is a compassionate, hard-working advocate for his clients.


    Christina Stephenson Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Thomas Richard Adams

    Mike is one of rare well-rounded lawyers with a big heart and employment law chops to boot. I recommend him without reservation.


    Thomas Adams Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Owens & McBreen, P.C.

319 SW Washington St Ste 614
Portland, OR, 97204


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Membership SelectionOrder of the Barristers2010
Member of the Year - 3LWillamette Law Review2010
Inaugural InducteeWyoming Debate Hall of Fame2009
National ChampionNational Parliamentary Debate Association2003
Top Debate SpeakerNational Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence2003
National ChampionNational Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence2003
Top Debate SpeakerNational Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Public Speaking InstructorChemeketa Community College2010 - 2011
Summer AssociateStoel Rives LLP2009 - 2009
Law Clerk, Appellate DivisionOregon Department Of Justice2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Publications CommitteeAttorney Member2013 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Legislative CommitteeAttorney Member2012 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Employee/Individual Rights SectionMember2010 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oregon Gay and Lesbian Law AssociationMember2009 - Present
Multnomah Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Membership CommitteeSecretary2012 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial Lawyer (OTLA)Social Media in Employment2016
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawN/ADoctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude2010
Oregon State UniversityInterdisciplinary Studies (Communication & Political Science)MA - Masters2007
University of WyomingJournalismBS - Bachelor of Science2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Employment Law for the Family Law AttorneyEmployment Law for the Family Law Attorney2016
Willamette University College of LawStarting a Law Practice2013
Willamette University College of LawStarting a Law Practice2011