Tom D'Amore is an experienced and highly effective personal injury attorney licensed to practice law in Oregon, Washington & California.
He founded D’Amore Law Group in 1994 and has immersed himself in personal injury law, dedicating his time and work to injured people and their families. Tom and his firm have skillfully and successfully represented thousands of clients, and achieved Martindale-Hubbell®’s highest rating, AV Preeminent™, which reflects the highest ethical standards and quality of legal services.
Tom is a long-time member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), a nationwide organization that promotes a fair and effective justice system. He serves on the Board of Governors, chairs the Audit Committee, and is the former chair of the Motor Vehicle Collision, Highway and Premises Liability Section.
Prior to becoming the 2010-11 President of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), an Oregon organization that preserves the rights and safety of consumers, Tom served the organization on the Executive Committee member, Board of Governors and the Education Committee.
Tom D’Amore is proud to be an Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ), and a member of the esteemed American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), and is a board certified civil trial advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Tom is married and the father of three children. He is a dedicated board member for Good Deeds, an organization that offers financial assistance to seriously injured persons and their families. As a board member for the Oregon Law Institute, Tom helps to train and educate future lawyers. The D’Amore Law Group also supports Public Justice, the Pound Civil Service Institute and the National Crime Victim Bar Association, and is dedicated to strengthening and educating the community.
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Tom is an experienced professional. His easy going manner and realistic approach to cases fosters respect among those of us in the defense Bar. He has proven himself in the courtroom and has demonstrated that he can also "walk the walk."
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|AV Peer Review Rated for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate||National Board of Trial Advocacy||2010|
|Managing Partner||D'Amore Law Group||1994 - Present|
|Part-Time Instructor||Becker CPA Review||1993 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Board of Trial Advocates||Member||2012 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Board of Governors||2009 - Present|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association||Board of Governors||1998 - Present|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association||Member||1997 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1993 - Present|
|Oregon State Bar Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|State Bar of California||Member||1990 - Present|
|Washington State Trial Lawyers Association||Eagle Member||N/A|
|American Association for Justice||Member||N/A|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association||President||2010 - 2011|
|American Association for Justice, Motor Vehicle Section||Chair||2008 - 2009|
|Anderson v. Morris, the City of Portland DBA Portland International Raceway||1.3 million|
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|Oregon State Bar Bulletin||What You Need to Know About PIP and UM/UIM Claims||2011|
|Trial Lawyer (OTLA)||Client involvement and motivation can make the case||2011|
|Trial Lawyer (OTLA)||Choices: Mother, father, trial lawyer||2010|
|Oregon State Bar||Damages 2007c supp||2007|
|Oregon State Bar||Damages 2002 supp||2002|
|Oregon State Bar||Civil Pleading and Practice 2001C supp||2001|
|Oregon State Bar||Damages 1998 rev||1998|
|Pepperdine University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|University of Nevada||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1985|
|University of Nevada||Accounting||BS - Bachelor of Science||1985|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Litigator Lunch||Rules of the Road||2012|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Differences in Truck Cases||2012|
|Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Discovery in Auto Injury Cases||2012|
|Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar||PIP Coverage and Disputes||2011|
|Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Courtroom Evidence, “Evidentiary Objections at Different Stages of Trial”||2011|
|Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar||How to Effectively Present and Defend PIP and UM/UIM Claims||2011|
|American Association for Justice Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Demonstration: Closing Argument||2011|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Legal Staff Section Seminar||Depositions & the Paralegal’s Role||2010|
|Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 12th Annual Oregon Trail Advocacy College||Opening Statement: Terry Stotz v. St. Patricks Medical Center||2010|
|Oregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Wrongful Death Settlement Planning: What Every Litigator Should Know||2010|
|Oregon Law Institute Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Evidence in the Courtroom, “Dealing With Hostile Witnesses”||2010|
|Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar||How to Effectively Present and Defend PIP and UM/UIM Claims||2010|
|Defense Practice Academy||Direct and Cross Examination||2010|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar||Taking and Defending Depositions||2009|
|American Association for Justice Winter Convention||Fundamentals of Accident Reconstructionists: Should I Hire One? What Can They Do?||2009|
|Multnomah Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar||How to Deal with Injuries and Damages Arising from a Motor Vehicle Accident||2008|