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I focus on helping disabled people get their benefits, whether Social Security, short or long-term disability benefits, private disability insurance, medical care, accidental death and dismemberment, etc.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employee Benefits: 45%
  2. Social Security: 45%
  3. Insurance: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Edward Philip Taric Dabdoub

    Jeremy is one of the few attorneys that has a complete understanding of ERISA and Social Security disability law. His knowledge and experience in helping get people disability benefits is second to none. I recommend Jeremy.

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    Edward Dabdoub Employee benefits Attorney
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  • Joseph Michael Smith Caballe

    Mr. Bordelon has illustrated a strong knowledge of ERISA disability benefits. I can wholeheartedly endorse Mr. Bordelon in this area of law.

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    Joseph Caballe Workers compensation Attorney
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Contact info

Cascadia Disability Law, LLC

847 NE 19th Ave.
Suite 260
Portland, OR, 97232

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
ORActive201607/16/2016
TNActive200907/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Academic Excellence Award - Advanced Legal ResearchUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2009
Academic Excellence Award - Advanced Appellate AdvocacyUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2009
Academic Excellence Award - Administrative LawUniversity of Tennessee College of Law2007
Navy Expeditionary MedalU.S. Navy2002
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2)U.S. Navy2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCascadia Disability Law, LLC2016 - Present
Junior PartnerEric Buchanan & Associates2012 - Present
Associate AttorneyEric Buchanan & Associates2009 - 2012
Law ClerkEric Buchanan & Associates2006 - 2009
ParalegalEric Buchanan & Associates2004 - 2006
Cryptologic TechnicianUnited States Navy1998 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2016 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2016 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Goetz v. Greater Georgia Life Insurance CompanyThe Court found that the insurance company's decision was arbitrary and capricious, and reversed the decision, ordering benefits paid to Mr. Goetz.
Cotterman-Henson v. SSAClaim remanded by the Court for a new hearing.
Durbin v. SSAAgency agreed to remand for new hearing
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Trial MagazineWhat's on the Horizon for Social Security Disability Claims?2016
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterHow Disabled is Disabled?2012
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterERISA Discovery2011
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterWho Are the Proper Defendants in an ERISA Benefits Action2011
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterERISA Subrogation2010
ERISA & Disability Benefits NewsletterAwards of Attorney's Fees under ERISA2010
ERISA and Disability Benefits NewsletterERISA Healthcare Claims2009
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Tennessee College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2009
University of Tennessee, ChattanoogaLegal Assistant StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
AAJ Social Security Success! SeminarThe All Evidence Rule2016
Disability Benefits ForumInterplay between Social Security, Long-Term Disability, Worker's Comp. and other benefits2011
TN First-Party Insurance, Bad Faith, and the Tennessee Consumer Protection ActTennessee First-Party Insurance Law2010