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June 12, 2015 - "Multnomah county court judge tosses Oracle suit against political consultants," Willamette Week

Multnomah County Court Judge Henry Kantor today threw out a lawsuit today that Oracle America Corp., filed in February against five political consultants.  Read article.

June 2015 - "Risks in joining legal and equitable claims in litigation," Oregon State Bar's Litigation Journal

Steve Berman’s article on risks with pursuing both legal and equitable claims in breach of contract cases was published in the Spring 2015 edition of the Oregon State Bar’s Litigation Journal. Read article. 

June 9, 2015 - "House health approves primary care collaborative, narrowing antitrust exemption," The Lund Report

The state wants to get healthcare providers and health insurance companies on board with uniform new approaches toward paying for primary care. Collaborative supporters kept some protections from antitrust laws, but Sen. Shields also won concessions in a compromised new version of SB 231. Read article.

June, 2015 - "The unfortunate rise of elder financial abuse," June Issue of the Multnomah Lawyer

Elder financial abuse is the theft or conversion of money or other property by caregivers, relatives or other people. The number and complexity of elder financial abuse reports has grown significantly over the past decade. Indeed, recent research by the National Center on Elder Abuse and The MetLife Mature Market Institute® shows elder financial exploitation is widespread, costly and sometimes deadly. Read article.

May 21, 2015 - "Shields questions state's increasing giveaway of anti-trust exemptions," The Lund Report

Sen. Chip Shields was unsuccessful in his attempts to block anti-trust immunity to CCOs and long-term care facilities, but now, with the backing of the FTC, he’s trying to stop granting similar protections to health insurers discussing primary care payment models. Read article.

 
April 2015 - Josh Ross speaks about pro bono work and diversity, Oregon State Bar

In Oregon State Bar's Member Spotlight, Josh Ross shares his thoughts regarding the Bar's Diversity Action Plan and his pro bono service.  Link to video.

March 2015 - "Volunteer Spotlight: Keil Mueller," Community Cycling Center

Keil Mueller is featured as volunteer of the month on the Community Cycling Center's website.  Click here to read more about Keil's work on the board of the Community Cycling Center.

March 16, 2015 - "Suit charges that Precision Castparts debt deal hurts shareholders," Portland Business Journal

"Precision Castparts unfairly gives Bank of America authority to approve who serves on its board of directors, according to a suit filed Friday in Multnomah County Circuit Court." Read more about this story as reported in the Portland Business Journal.  Keith Ketterling and Keith Dubanevich represent the plaintiff in this lawsuit.

February 27, 2015 - "Sen. Shields Want to Strip CCOs of Special Anti-Trust Exemption," The Lund Report

Keith Dubanevich, an anti-trust lawyer at Stoll Berne, is quoted in this article from The Lund Report about anti-trust legislation that has been introduced in Oregon by Senator Chip Shields.  Read this article.

February 19, 2015 - "Portland law firm takes on dietary supplement 'scams', Portland Business Journal

Stoll Berne wants to hear from consumers who believe they have been scammed by herbal supplement makers, as a precursor to a possible class action law suit.  Read more as reported in the Portland Business Journal.  Please contact us if you believe you have purchased these mislabeled herbal supplements.

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