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Roy Fernandes grew up in Columbus, Ohio and attended The Ohio State University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Before attending law school, Roy spent five years working for a civil and environmental engineering firm conducting environmental site assessments. In 2002, Roy moved to Portland, Oregon to attend law school at Lewis and Clark, where he served as an associate editor on the Lewis and Clark Law Review.

For the first seven years of his legal career Roy represented insurance companies and their clients in numerous personal injury matters, including but not limited to auto accidents, motorcycle crashes, slip and falls, landlord-tenant disputes, orthopedic injuries, neurological injuries, surgical cases, and other catastrophic injury cases. During this time he worked closely with insurance adjusters developing, evaluating and defending claims. With his experience and knowledge, he can guide you through the process of dealing with insurance companies to help you achieve the best possible results in your case.


Languages spoken: English, Japanese

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 80%
    11 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Workers Compensation: 20%
    6 years



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    I endorse Roy. He's smart, he's prepared and he works hard for his clients.


    Majie Dodge Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Quinn Harrison Posner

    What can I say about Roy Fernandes? Not much aside from him being a top notch attorney who knows his craft. I communicate with Roy regularly about changes in the law and have always found him to be on top of things. If you're looking for a lawyer to help you, you cant go wrong with Roy.


    Quinn Posner Personal injury Attorney
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Contact info

1220 SW Morrison Ste 820
Portland, OR, 97205


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHeiling Dwyer2011 - Present
AttorneyLiberty Mutual Insuranc Company2010 - 2011
AttorneySafeco Insurance Company2005 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Multnomah Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2005 - Present
Uniform Civil Jury Instruction CommitteeMember2013 - 2013
Lewis and Clark Law ReviewAssociate Editor2003 - 2005
Publication nameTitleDate
OTLA Motor Vehicle Litigation DeskbookCoordinating Medical Treatment2015
Oregon Uniform Civill Jury InstructionsOregon Uniform Civil Jury Instructions2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2005