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Jim Hiller

James L. Hiller

411 SW 2nd Avenue
Suite 400
Portland, Oregon 97204

[P] 503.228.5973
[F] 503.228.4250
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In the legal community, Jim's experience, depth of knowledge and legal understanding are revered.


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In the legal community, experience, depth of knowledge and legal understanding are revered. In practice, that translates into the ability to get a fair and expedient resolution for the client, whether in the courtroom or before getting there. With Jim Hiller, clients get both a vast knowledge of the law as well as a proven track record.

Through his far-reaching involvement in the legal community, Jim has worked with nearly all state and federal judges in Portland. Jim has long been active in the federal, state and local legal communites. For many years, Jim has been the Chair of the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the Federal Court in Oregon. He is a former Executive Council member of the Association of Defense Council, Past President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Past Chair of the Multnomah Bar Association's Court Liaison Committee. He is often called on to speak on a variety of legal topics, and he is a frequent contributor to various legal publications. Jim is a founding editor of "For the District," a quarterly newsletter published by the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and author of "Duty to Defend," a chapter in the Oregon State Bar Insurance treatise.

When he is not practicing law, Jim enjoys running, golf and travel.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Workers' Compensation Defense

Education

  • J.D., 1977, University of Michigan Law School, Cum Laude
  • B.A., 1974, State University of New York at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon State & Federal Courts

Professional Organizations

  • Oregon State Bar
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association (Past President )
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

Publications

  • Duty to Defend, Settle & Pay, OSB Treatise on Insurance, Chapter 6.