Tom D'Amore

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Portland, OR

D'Amore Law Group
 | 1001 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 1100
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-406-1572
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006, 2010 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Tom D’Amore’s practice emphasizes serious personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and other complex litigation. His law firm, D’Amore Law Group, has been seeking justice for injured people and their families in Oregon, Washington and California since 1994.

Tom D’Amore has earned a reputation among insurance companies and corporations as an ethical, experienced and aggressive personal injury attorney. He is often asked to assist other attorneys and law firms with difficult cases throughout the U.S.

Tom is deeply committed to both his clients and the legal community. He serves on the Board of Governors and the Executive Committee of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). He is also Budget Chair for AAJ. He is Past President and serves on the Board of Governors of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), and a Washington State Association for Justice (WSAJ) Eagle Member.

A former Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Oregon and California, Tom volunteers his time on the Board of Directors at the Oregon Law Institute, and on the Board of Good Deeds, a Portland-based non-profit.

A member of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Tom D’Amore is a board-certified civil trial specialist of the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is also listed in the Best Lawyers in America publication and holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (70%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006, 2010 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Tom D'Amore

Admitted: 1992, Oregon

Professional Webpage: http://www.damorelaw.com/about-us/#meet-the-team

Honors and Awards:

  • President, Oregon Trial Lawyers (OTLA), 2010
  • AV® Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Crime Victim Bar Association, 2011
  • Oregon Law Institute, Board Member, 2011
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1999
  • Past Chair, Audit Committee, American Association for Justice
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member, Budget Committee, American Association for Justice
  • 2010-2011 President, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Past Chair, Motor Vehicles Accident Committee, American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors, American Association for Justice
  • Board Member, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA)
  • Eagle Member, Washington State Association for Justice
  • California
  • Washington
  • Oregon
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute
  • Clark County (WA) Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar: House of Delegates, Jury Instructions Committee

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Good Deeds, Board of Directors

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $1.15 million dollar settlement for worker who sustained catastrophic injuries in an unsafe workplace, 2013
  • $1 million dollar result on behalf of a pedestrian struck by a truck in Tualatin, Oregon, 2012
  • $1.25 million dollar result for a permanently injured man and his family after he was crushed by a truck trailer, 2012
  • $575-thousand dollar settlement against a cab driver who hit and injured a pedestrian in a crosswalk
  • $462-thousand dollar jury verdict on behalf of a construction worker who was injured in a fall due to an unmarked hazard
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of a woman, seriously injured in a fall in an unlit area without adequate lighting or signage
  • $.75 million dollar settlement on behalf of a child, run over by a parade-float trailer
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of a woman seriously injured as a result of a wrongly filled prescription
  • Confidential settlement in a nursing home death, attributed to negligence.  The staff gave the patient the wrong dosage of medicine
  • $750-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of a driver who sustained a back injury in a rear-end collision
  • $550-thousand dollar settlement award on behalf of an elderly pedestrian who sustained injury when hit by a car while crossing in a crosswalk
  • Confidential, wrongful death settlement on behalf of an elderly patient who died at a nursing home due to negligence
  • Confidential settlement on behalf of a patient whose eye muscle was severed during routine sinus surgery
  • Confidential, wrongful death settlement on behalf of a woman who died in a dialysis facility due to medical negligence
  • $900-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of the family of a teenager, killed in a head-on auto accident
  • $1.05 Million settlement on behalf of a construction worker severely injured on a job site
  • $750-thousand dollar settlement on behalf of a driver who sustained back injury in a rear-end collision
  • $1.8 Million settlement on behalf of a construction worker severely injured on a construction site
  • $1 Million settlement on behalf of a woman seriously injured in a collision with a dump truck
  • $2 Million dollar settlement against a trucking company on behalf of an Oregon woman whose husband was killed when he was rear-ended by an 18 wheeler

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Educational Background:

  • University of Nevada, B.A. Political Science, B.S. Accounting, 1985

Industry Groups

  • (2010-11 President) Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association For Justice
  • AMERICAN BOARD OF TRIAL ADVOCATES
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • National Board Of Trial Advocacy
  • National Crime Victim Bar Association
  • Oregon Law Institute
  • Pound Civil Service Institute
  • Washington Association For Justice
  • Office Location for Tom D'Amore

    1001 SW 5th Avenue
    Suite 1100
    Portland, OR 97204

    Phone: 503-406-1572

     

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