**PLEASE NOTE: We relocated to the address below on 11/30/2018.

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2330 NW 31st Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97210

 

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July 10, 2019

Founding Partner, Chase Morinaka, was named to Super Lawyers®'  Rising Stars List for the Second Straight Year!

May 28, 2019

Buy Car Insurance policy limits with the knowledge that others out there may be buying just the minimum policy limits. Be smart and cover yourself.

May 5, 2019

If you employer willfully fails to pay you when your final paycheck is due, you could be owed a penalty wage in the amount of your hourly wage multiplied by 8 hours for every day your wages are not paid.

If you haven’t received your final paycheck, contact us and our wage and hour lawyers to find out if you're eligible for any penalty wages in addition to the unpaid wages you are owed.

If you haven't received your wages, provide your former employer with a written notice of non-payment of your wages after they become due. Your employer will then have 12 days to pay you.

If you don’t give written notice of non-payment, the penalty wage is limited to t...

May 3, 2019

In Oregon, your final paycheck is due from your employer under the following rules: If you were fired: All unpaid wages are due by the end of the next business

April 21, 2019

Get rid of Medical bills. Lawyers provide an important service for your Car Accident Case. They reduce or eliminate your related medical bills.

February 24, 2016

Proving defamation and resultant harm is complicated from a legal standpoint, and you will want to speak with an attorney if you suspect you have suffered an injury to your reputation as a result of someone's defamatory statements.

February 24, 2016

 

There are a few ways an Invasion of Privacy can occur that gives rise to liabilty:

 

Intrusion Upon Seclusion - This is when an uninvited person intentionally thrusts him or herself into another person's private affairs or place of seclusion in an offensive manner​.

 

Appropriation of Name or Likeness - When someone else uses your name, image or identity without permission and for commercial gain.

 

Public Disclosure of Private Facts - The breach of a duty of confidentiality, publication of wrongfully obtained information, publishing private information in a socially intolerable manner or a false report about a person's private affairs.

 

​Invasion...

February 24, 2016

Sometimes attorneys make mistakes.  They may miss deadlines, misinterpret the law, or give you bad legal advice.  This is called "legal malpractice" and it is something you can take action on.  If you were represented by an attorney who did - or failed to do - something that negatively impacted your civil claim or case, you may have recourse to recover the damages that you were caused or that you missed out on because of your attorney's negligence.

February 24, 2016

Ripped off by a mechanic, scammed by a flimflam man, or sold a bottle of snake oil?  There are laws in place to protect consumers and unsuspecting victims of fraud.  We may be able to help you recover damages (and sometimes even recover your attorney's fees) for these wrongful acts committed by schemers.

February 24, 2016

If you entered into an agreement with another person or business, and they didn't deliver on thier end, we can help you determine if and how a breach occurred, what your remedies are, and secure a settlement or trial award for your damages.

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"I have called upon the expert council of Chase and this firm more than a few times to guide me through an unfamiliar business legal world. 'Efficient' is a word that comes to mind... Chase and this firm is my 'go-to' legal adviser."

 

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