Serving Oregon Clients Since 2015
When you choose Navigate Law Group as your legal team in Portland, OR, you gain access to a group of licensed attorneys — many are licensed to practice in both Oregon and neighboring Washington state — with the experience and expertise to help with your legal needs. Our Portland legal team has the practical skills to handle most legal issues and specializes in the following legal categories: cannabis, entertainment, business, family, estate planning, and employment.
You’ll benefit from a skillful and practiced legal team that maintains a collaborative and personal approach with clients. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys in Portland.
Oregon Cities We Serve:
- Lake Oswego
- West Linn
- Oregon City
- Hood River
Our Oregon Practice Areas
Our Oregon attorneys practice a broad range of legal areas. From family law to business legal matters, we have experienced attorneys who are ready to help you!
Our experienced Portland family law attorneys are skilled in divorce, child custody, child support, paternity, and all other legal issues pertaining to your family or personal relationships. We serve as strong and zealous advocates for our family law clients in the Oregon courtroom. Your attorneys will guide you in the legal process and in delicate situations so you’ll have support throughout the legal process.
Estate & Trust Admin
Our Portland attorneys have the special knowledge and skill required to serve as a personal representative in the probate of an estate or a trustee in the administration of a living trust. When you choose Navigate Law for your estate and trust administration, we’ll help you manage the complex and multi-step process and maximize estate and income tax savings.
Life happens, and things don’t always go according to plan. When you hire a Portland civil litigation attorney, we’ll make sure you get the best plan of action to settle disputes between you and another party. Whether you have a product liability lawsuit, landlord/tenant dispute, or any type of civil litigation, our attorneys can help you!
Personal Injury Law
If you or someone you know has been injured in a car accident, product liability, premise liability, or other personal injuries, our experienced plaintiff-side personal injury attorneys in Portland can help! We’ll work with you to formulate a recovery plan while also supporting you in managing healthcare providers, insurance claims, and the third party.
Here at Navigate, we are unique in that we practice employment law in Oregon as both employment defense attorneys and employment plaintiff attorneys. We represent both employees and employers regarding employment matters such as severance negotiations, non-compete agreements, contracts, sexual harassment, unlawful terminations, and more.
Business & Commercial
We cater to a wide variety of business clients of all sizes in Portland, Oregon, and nearby cities. We help with business-to-business contracts, company formation, mergers and acquisitions, leases, administrative compliance, and more. Our Portland business attorneys know how to provide the professional legal guidance and representation your business needs in the state of Oregon.
The production, distribution, and sale of alcohol in Oregon is subject to unique and strict regulations such that breweries, distilleries, restaurants, liquor stores, and other such businesses carry special liabilities. Having a knowledgeable and experienced Portland, Oregon alcohol lawyer to assist with administrative compliance is paramount to mitigating unnecessary business risk. Get in touch with our experienced Oregon attorneys today!
Land Use Law
Zoning changes, nonconforming uses, variances, land use applications, and adversarial land use violation hearings require careful application of local ordinances to specific properties and land uses. We can review your Oregon real property to determine which land use ordinances apply, prepare land use applications, and correspond with your county or municipality to ensure your legal needs are met.
Have you been accused of a copyright violation in Oregon? Are you interested in selling the rights to your song in exchange for royalties? Has a promoter, manager, or record label sent you a contract to sign? Call us today. The entertainment world is fast-paced and loaded with legal landmines. Let the attorneys in our Portland office clear the path so you can focus on what you do best.
Our Portland Attorneys
Trevor J. Cartales
Business Law | Alcohol Law | Cannabis Law | Consumer Protection | Civil Litigation | Land Use Law | Entertainment Law
Colin F. McHugh
Employment Law | Personal Injury law | Business Law | Civil Litigation
Josi R. Howard
Estate Planning | Estate & Trust Administration
James C. Howe
Estate Planning | Estate & Trust Administration | Business Law | Real Estate
Amber M. Rushbanks (Rush)
Anna K. Russo
Portland Office FAQs
Legal issues are stressful. Our Portland, Oregon attorneys are here to help!
How to find the best lawyer for my legal matter in Portland, OR?
Ask around. Good attorneys yield successful results, maintain professional relationships, act ethically, and do so at a reasonable cost. The best attorneys are known in their respective industries. Check online reviews, seek recommendations from similarly situated consumers, and weigh your options.
How much does it cost to hire an attorney in Portland, OR?
What questions should I ask an attorney or law office before hiring them?
How do you answer a lawsuit in Oregon?
After you have been served with a complaint, you must “appear” in the case by filing a response within a particular amount of time, usually within thirty days from the date of service. ORCP 7. The Answer should respond to each allegation written in the plaintiff’s complaint. Failure to respond, either in whole or in part, can result in an admission of the plaintiff’s allegations, which can have disastrous effects on your ability to defend yourself.
What are the requirements for a will to be valid in Oregon?
Should I consult with an estate planning attorney in Portland, OR?
Do you need an attorney to draft your will?
What is a power of attorney in Oregon?
What are civil statutes of limitation laws in Oregon?
There are deadlines for all matters being brought before Oregon courts. These deadlines are referred to as statutes of limitations. The statutes of limitations vary depending on the type of legal matter. For example, many civil negligence actions must be filed within two years, subject to a number of possible extensions or exceptions. Many contractual claims must be brought within six years. However, each case must be treated differently because the applicable statute of limitations may change depending on the specific facts of your matter.
An attorney will be able to navigate through these statutes and make sure each deadline is met. We recommend that you consult with an attorney sooner rather than later if you believe you have a cause of action worth filing.
What are the limits to small claims court in Oregon?
How do I file a civil lawsuit in Oregon?
How much is a marijuana cultivation license in Oregon?
Should I talk to an attorney before starting my hemp or marijuana business in Oregon?
Do you need a license to sell marijuana in Oregon?
Do you need a permit to grow hemp in Oregon?
Do you help marijuana businesses outside of Portland and nearby suburbs?
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