Attorney Ralph Spooner

Ralph C. Spooner

Spooner & Much, P.C.
530 Center Street NE
Suite 712
Salem, OR 97301

P: 503-378-7777
F: 503-588-5899


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Education
  • B.A. University of Illinois 1968
  • J.D. cum laude Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago Kent 1973
For over four decades, Ralph Spooner has stood as a pillar in the Oregon legal community. He has tried more than 750 civil jury trials and handled more than 90 appellate cases in the Oregon Court of Appeals, Oregon Supreme Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2013, the Marion County Bar Association awarded him the Paul J. DeMuniz Award for exhibiting the highest standards of professionalism in the practice of law. Mr. Spooner has represented clients in state and federal courts in Oregon, Washington, Washington D.C., Nevada, Hawaii, Alaska, Idaho, Illinois, and Michigan.
Admitted to Practice
  • Oregon
  • United States District Court for the District of Oregon
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Current and Past Professional Affiliations
  • Oregon State Bar (Council on Court Procedures Chairman 2002)
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (President 1986)
  • Marion County Bar Association (President 1986)
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • United States Arbitration & Mediation of Oregon (Mediator 1999-2007)
  • Willamette University School of Law – adjunct professor
Practice Areas for Insured and Self-Insured Clients
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Banking Litigation
  • Professional Legal Malpractice
  • General Tort Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Liquor Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Appellate Cases
Peer Review Ratings

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Personal Interests

Family, Church, Golf, Fishing, Snowboarding, Gardening, and Travel

  The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.   Vince Lombardi

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