Melissa Ward excels at critical thinking, analyzing the firm’s most complex cases. Whether drafting and arguing a dispositive motion or handling a case on appeal, Melissa approaches each matter with intellectual rigor. When the stakes are high, Melissa can be relied upon to produce a win. Melissa has written briefs in over 25 cases that the firm has handled in the Oregon Supreme Court, Oregon Court of Appeals, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Admitted to Practice
United States District Court for the District of Oregon
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Current Professional Affiliations
Oregon State Bar Association
Marion County Bar Association
Multnomah County Bar Association
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
Practice Areas for Insured and Self-Insured Clients
Complex Civil Litigation
General Tort Liability
Professional Legal Malpractice
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