Neutral Arbitrator
Ken has arbitrated hundreds of disputes both as a retained arbitrator and as a litigator for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has been involved in arbitration proceedings throughout the state from Portland to Pendleton, Bend to Burns, and Coos Bay to Condon. Few practicing attorneys have the unique background and experience as both a plaintiff’s personal injury attorney and a former insurance defense attorney that Ken can bring to resolution of a dispute. Ken has been appointed as a court approved arbitrator in many counties throughout the state during his career.

Creative Mediator
Ken has been involved in hundreds of complex case mediations throughout his legal career of nearly 3 decades and has the experience to mediate your personal injury dispute which is his area of focus. He has successfully mediated many complex injury cases and after years of representing both injured persons and insurance companies in mediations, Ken has the practical experience and professional tact to successfully mediate resolution of your disputed injury matter.

Experienced Litigator
Ken has been lead counsel for both the defense and for plaintiff in hundreds of complex cases having tried many cases to jury verdict. He has solid experience in litigating disputes in the following areas:

  • wrongful death
  • brain injury
  • sexual abuse
  • spinal injury
  • medical malpractice
  • care facility neglect
  • joint injury and surgery
  • intoxicated driving cases
  • distracted driving claims
  • maritime injuries
  • premises liability

Ken has been retained as excess counsel in complex cases where insurance coverage is at issue. He was also lead counsel for Kip Kinkle’s parents’ estates in litigation arising from that tragic incident. He handles only a select number of complex personal injury cases each year.