Kelly L. Andersen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Medford, OR

Kelly L. Andersen, P.C.
 | 1730 East McAndrews Road, Suite A
Medford, OR 97504
Phone: 541-773-7000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2016
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Serving all of Southern Oregon (with cases ranging throughout the State), Kelly L. Andersen focuses his practice on helping those who have been harmed by others. He is a 1979 graduate of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University at Provo, Utah. A dedicated trial attorney, Mr. Andersen has represented the needs of his clients for 36 years.

Mr. Andersen primarily focuses on helping personal injury plaintiffs, particularly in the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability, and injuries caused by defective products. He has assisted his clients in thousands of personal injury cases and has served as lead counsel in cases in Oregon, California, Washington, and Hawaii.

Kelly L. Andersen is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts.  He is a member of the Oregon State Bar Association, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Oregon State Bar Product Liability Section, the American Association for Justice, the American Inns of Court, and several other prestigious organizations.

Mr. Andersen has compiled a long list of scholarly publications and is an active lecturer. He has also served as volunteer pro-tempore judge and is highly committed to his own continuing education.  The mission of the law firm of Kelly L. Andersen, P.C. is to meet the highest national legal standards while serving local clients.

Mr. Andersen has been recognized throughout the legal community for many years. He is a Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, the Society of Outstanding Lawyers of America, the Best Lawyers in America, and has been named to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2014 Mr. Andersen was named Distinguished Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association. Also in 2014 the national Trial Lawyer Board of Regents named him as a recipient of the "Litigator Award," an honor reserved for law firms ranked in the top 1% of all firms in the United States.  

Kelly L. Andersen loves the practice of law and cares deeply about his clients. His experience, education and commitment are your advantage in the field of personal injury law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (40%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General (40%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Products (10%): Medical Devices, Products Liability

Professional Liability (10%): Professional Malpractice - Other

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Personal Injury - General: Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury

Personal Injury - Products: Medical Devices, Products Liability

Professional Liability: Professional Malpractice - Other

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007, 2009 - 2016

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About Kelly Andersen

Admitted 1979, Oregon

Professional Webpage: andersenlaw.com/profiles/kelly-l-anderson/

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Litigator Award, Trial Lawyers Board of Regents (National), 2014
  • Distinguished Trial Lawyer of the Year, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • American Board of Trial Advocates , 2010
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Member, Society of Outstanding Lawyers of America, 2004
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 1997
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2008
  • A.V. Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell, 2003

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National College of Advocacy - Advanced Trial Training at Stanford University & at Harvard University
  • Appearance in Oregon Court of Appeals
  • Appearance in Oregon Supreme Court 
  • Appearance in U.S. District Court District of Oregon
  • Appearance in U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Appearance in U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • Member, Product Liability Section, Oregon State Bar Association
  • Member, National College of Advocacy, 1992
  • Senior Counsel, American College of Barristers, 2001
  • Past President, Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association
  • Member, Jackson County Bar Association
  • Member, American Association for Justice
  • Member, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Actively involved for many years in helping youth through the Boy Scouts of America programs
  • Volunteer pro-tempore judge

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association, "Choosing Between a State and Federal Forum in Civil Cases," Medford, Oregon, Fall 1999
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, "Discovery Issues in Civil Cases," Sun River, Oregon, August, 2001
  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association, "Shepherding a Case in Federal Court," Klamath Falls, Oregon, October, 2001
  • HIPAA: Privacy of Medical Records, "Disclosure of Medical Records and Pending Litigation," Salem, Oregon, September, 2003
  • Jackson County Bar Association, "Keeping Up With the Times: Presentation of Evidence in Electronic Form," Medford, Oregon, October, 2003
  • Lorman Education Seminars, "Fourteen Steps to Greater Productivity," Eugene, Oregon, August, 2004
  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association, "Differences in State and Federal Evidence Codes," Klamath Falls, Oregon, May, 2006
  • Oregon Trial Lawyer's Association Annual Convention, "Time Management," Bend, Oregon, August, 2009
  • Oregon State Bar CLE, "Evaluating the Wrongful Death Case," Portland, Oregon, June 18, 2010
  • Washington State Association for Justice, "Increasing Productivity in the Practice of Law," Vancouver, BC, July. 2010
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Magazine, "Beating the Statute of Limitations in a Products Liability Case," October/December, 1990
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin, "It's Not So Bad," June, 1992
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin, "Lincoln the Lawyer," February/March, 1998, reprinted in the Clark Memorandum, Brigham Young University Law School Magazine, Fall, 1998
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin, "The Genie is Out of the Bottle," February/March, 2000
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Magazine, "Making a Difference: Persistence Prevails, Spousal Support Payment Secured," Winter, 2001
  • Oregon State Bar Bulletin, "Piloting Your Practice," September, 2001
  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association Newsletter, "Sleeping When the Wind Blows," Summer, 2001, reprinted in Oregon State Bar Bulletin, January, 2002
  • Oregon State Bar Product Liability Newsletter, "Filing in State or Federal Court," Fall, 2001, reprinted in the Oregon Law Journal, December, 2001
  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association Newsletter, "To Be Free," April, 2003, reprinted in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin, February/March, 2004
  • Products Liability Newsletter, "Informal Focus Groups," Winter, 2004
  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association Newsletter, "What You Don't Know You Don't Know," Winter, 2006
  • Trial Lawyer, "Lessons Learned – What David Ball Can Teach Us," Spring, 2009
  • Trial Lawyer, "Keep Balance, Keys to Good Law Firm Economics", Summer, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Brigham Young University, B.A., 1976

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Jackson County Bar Association
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Southern Oregon Federal Bar Association
  • Office Location for Kelly L. Andersen

    1730 East McAndrews Road
    Suite A
    Medford, OR 97504

    Phone: 541-773-7000

     

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