What is Mediation and How Can It Help Me?

What is Mediation and How Can It Help Me?

Mediation is an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process that includes a neutral third-party, who attempts to resolve disputes  by seeking the parties’ agreement to a negotiated solution. Mediation is not litigation or arbitration.  In litigation and arbitration, a judge or an arbitrator resolves a dispute…

Welcome to Hillsboro, Oregon!

Welcome to Hillsboro, Oregon!

Whether you are a resident or a visitor of Hillsboro, Oregon, you will notice its growing business community and its downtown revitalization efforts over the last several years.  As a member of the Hillsboro business community since 2013, our attorneys have assisted local businesses and…

What Can an S Corporation Election Do For My Business?

What Can an S Corporation Election Do For My Business?

An S corporation may help your business, but it depends on what kind of business you formed and when.   All business entities are not eligible to make an S election with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  S corporations are “small business corporations” as defined…

Who Can I Contact to Discuss My Legal Issues with in Oregon and Washington?

Who Can I Contact to Discuss My Legal Issues with in Oregon and Washington?

If you live in Oregon or Washington, you may be looking for an attorney.  However, like many people, you may not know who to talk to contact.  We recommend you talk first with trusted friends and colleagues to see if they can make an appropriate…

You’ve Been Sued in Oregon!  How to Deal With Your Complaint

You’ve Been Sued in Oregon! How to Deal With Your Complaint

After getting over your initial shock of being served with a lawsuit by the Sheriff or other process server, you should carefully read your Summons and Complaint and strongly consider consulting with an Oregon attorney immediately.  The time to respond to your Complaint is subject…

Have You Been Subpoenaed to Testify at a Deposition, Arbitration, or Trial?

Have You Been Subpoenaed to Testify at a Deposition, Arbitration, or Trial?

We have all watched legal dramas on television where someone swears to “Tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth” before they testify in a legal proceeding.  If you have actually experienced this yourself, you may have testified as a witness or…