Practice Area

General Litigation Practice emphasizing

Aviation Attorney

Admitted to Practice

State of Missouri (February 1974)
State of Oregon (September 1974)
United States District Court, District of Oregon (December 1974)
United States Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit (February 1977)
United States Court of Military Appeals (April 1987)
Appointed Pro Tempore Judge, Circuit Court, State of Oregon (June 1994)
United States Supreme Court (July 1994)
United States Court of Veterans Appeals (May 1996)
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (March, 2002)

ATLA Advanced Trial Advocacy Course in Reno, Nevada (1983)
ATLA Advanced Medical Malpractice Course in Reno, Nevada (1984)
National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA)
NITA Teacher Training Course, U.C. Law School, Berkeley (1987)
Advanced Trial Advocacy Course at University of California School of Law, Berkeley (1989)


Member, Oregon State Bar Association
Past Member and Chairman, Local Professional Responsibility Committee, Oregon State Bar Association
Past Legal Counsel and Secretary of the Board, Portland Jaycees
Past Scoutmaster, Troop 297, Boy Scouts of America, Beaverton, Oregon
Member, Oregon Pilots' Association
Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots' Association of America
Member and Past Chairman, Aviation Section, Oregon State Bar
Pilot with the Metro Senior Squadron, Oregon Wing, Civil Air Patrol

Significant Cases

Val J. Green v. Estate of Michael Coffman, et al.
v. United States of America
8 F3d 695 (9th Cir. 1993)
certiorari denied 115 S. Ct. 58 (1994)

Little v. Wimmer
303 Or 580, 739 P.2d 564 (Or 1987)

G. Bernard Kallio & Irene Kallio v. Daniel Mark Porush
U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
Case No. 98-1089-ST

G. Bernard Kallio & Irene Kallio v. Stratton-Oakmont Inc.;
Baltimore Securities Inc.; Daniel Porush' David M. Beall; Paul C. Schemitz' abd RMS Network, Inc.
National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)
Arbitration No. 96-02718

Scott A. Sealey, a minor, by and through his Guardian Ad Litem, Carl Sealey; Carl Sealey and Delores Sealey, husband and wife v. Erik James Hicks, et al.
Washinton County Circuit Court Case No. 86-0869C

Kayla Rickerson, Personal Representative for the Estate of Pamela G. McCartney v. Carolyn Miller, Trustee of the McCartney Family Trust, et al.
Multnomah County Circuit Court Case No. 0610-11236

James Strader v. Cargill Marine & Terminals Inc., Stevedoring Services of America, and Marine Terminals Corp./Majestic Insurance
OALJ No. 2004-LHC-2702, OWCP No 14-13281

John Harkness and Sherri Harkness v. Joanne Kantor, Sunset Mortgage Company, Directors Mortgage Inc., and Fidelity National Title Company of Oregon
Clackamas County Circuit Court Case No. CV06-03-0791