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About me

I love my work.  Getting a victory for an injured worker or a vicitm of negligence makes my day.


I am also a father of two great sons and I spend time watching them in their athletic events.


I am also an amateur astronomer and a member of the Rose City Astronomers.


Languages spoken: German

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Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 60%
    29 years
  2. Personal Injury: 25%
    29 years
  3. Social Security: 15%
    29 years



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Martin. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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  • Thomas Duane D'Amore

    Marty Alvey is a very experienced and dedicated lawyer. I never hesitate to refer Workers’ Compensation cases to his office, as I know he will do his best for all of his clients.


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Contact info

Alvey Law Group

8555 SW Apple Way
Ste 310
Portland, OR, 97225

Alvey Law Group

10 Pier One
Suite 202
Astoria, OR, 97103



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Douglas Swanson Oustanding Workers' Compensation AttorneyOregon Trial Lawyers Association2008
Douglas W. Daughtry Award of MeritOregon State Bar2007
AVPeer RatedMartindale Hubbell2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney and ShareholderAlvey Law Group2013 - Present
Attorney and ShareholderMartin L. Alvey, P.C.1996 - 2013
Attorney and PartnerLavis, Alvey & DiBartolomeo1995 - 1996
AttorneySkalak & Alvey1994 - 1995
AttorneyWilliam H. Skalak & Associates1991 - 1994
AttorneyPatrick Lavis, P.C.1987 - 1991
AttorneyRichardson, Murphy & Lawrence1987 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident-Elect2012 - Present
American Association for JusticeAttorney Member1996 - Present
Oregon State BarAttorney1987 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Workers' Compensation SectionMember1987 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Admiralty SectionMember1987 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Litigation SectionMember1987 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Foster Wheeler Corporation v. Marble, 188 Or App 579 (2003)Victory for injured worker
SAIF v. Kurcin, 334 Or 399 (2002)Victory for injured worker
SAIF v. Wolff, 138 Or App 579 (1996)Victory for injured worker
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Publication nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar publication"Permanent Disabilities" Chapter2000
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Willamette University College of LawPolitical Science and HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Oregon State Bar, Workers' Compensation SectionSB 485 Aftermath2005