Antonija Krizanac | Davis Wright Tremaine As 2023 comes to a close, it is the perfect time to look back and review recent Oregon legislative changes that will impact the construction industry in the coming year. The 82nd Session of the Oregon Legislature adjourned on June 25th, the designated constitutional date for sine die. The… Continue reading Building in 2024: Recent Oregon Legislative Changes Impacting the Construction Industry
Anna Basnaw | Ahlers Cressman & Sleight In Cyrus Way Partners, LLC. (“Cyrus”) v. Cadman, Inc. (“Cadman”), the primary issue on appeal was whether the trial court erred in denying Cadman’s motion to vacate the default judgment under Civil Rules 55 and 60. A default judgment is a legal ruling that can be entered in favor of… Continue reading Court of Appeals Upholds Default Judgment: Serves as Reminder to Respond to Lawsuits in a Timely Manner
Steven Molo and Sara Margolis | MoloLamken MoloLamken LLP partners Steven Molo and Sara Margolis discuss how a party in a high-stakes trial might improve its chances of success, or, at least avoid disaster It’s the rare businessperson who wants to have an important issue or, worse, a company’s fate decided by a judge or… Continue reading Taking An Important Case To Trial
Todd Heffner | The Dispute Resolver You are conducting the final hearing of a high-dollar construction arbitration. Opposing counsel hands you the next document that counsel plans to use in questioning the witness on the stand. You notice that the document is bates stamped but has no exhibit number. So, you quickly consult opposing counsel’s… Continue reading OPINION: Stop Requiring Exhibit Lists!
Robert E. Shapiro | Barack Ferrazzano Kirschbaum & Nagelberg We all heard the very first day of law school exactly the same spiel, often multiple times. You remember: “We are going to teach you here to think like a lawyer.” So said some stern administrator at an initial gathering designed to map out your three-year… Continue reading What Litigators Can Teach Americans Once They (Re-)Learn It Themselves