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Alison Laird

Alison R. Barber

411 SW 2nd Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, Oregon 97204

[P] 503.595.5383
[F] 503.228.4250
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Alison first entered the trucking industry in 2000 when she began work as a senior adjuster. She possesses extensive knowledge about trucking, general liability, and cargo.


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After finishing college, Alison started working as an insurance claims adjuster, advancing in that career quickly. Alison first entered the trucking industry in 2000 when she began work as a senior adjuster for a third party administrator of commercial and trucking claims. She possesses extensive knowledge about trucking, general liability, and cargo. As an adjuster, she was responsible for evaluating claims, maintaining a large case load, indentifying and efficiently developing liability and damage defenses, interpreting policy language, and resolving coverage disputes.

In 2005, Alison decided to expand her education and pursue a career as a lawyer. Wanting to stay connected to the industry, she attended law school full time while continuing to work as an adjuster. She did so successfully, maintaining both a substantial case load and a commendable grade point average. After the arduous journey, she is thrilled to join Hitt Hiller Monfils & Williams LLP. Alison brings to her career as a lawyer the wisdom, experience and efficiency developed during her years working as an adjuster. She knows the importance of timely succinct reporting, the importance of resolving cases in a timely manner, and the importance of quickly getting to the heart of a claim.

During her free time Alison is an avid reader and outdoor enthusiast and enjoys snowboarding, rafting, fishing, and hiking.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Trucking
  • Insurance

Education

  • J.D., 2008, Lewis & Clark Northwestern School of Law
  • B.A., 1998, University of Oregon

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State Courts