Michael O. Stevens

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Hillsboro, OR

Stevens & Legal
 | 3699 NE John Olsen Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97124
Phone: 971-533-6178
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Intellectual Property (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Construction Litigation: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael O. Stevens is the founder of Stevens & Legal, LLC, in Hillsboro, Oregon. A highly versatile attorney with more than 10 years of legal experience, Mr. Stevens represents a diverse range of clients throughout Washington County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following practice areas:

·        Personal injury and wrongful death

·        Property damages, defective products, construction defects and other tortious issues

·        Employment and labor law

·        Copyrights, trademarks and intellectual property matters

·        Corporate law

·        Landlord tenant law

A native of Oregon, Mr. Stevens graduated from Oregon State University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in history. He completed several graduate courses at OSU and Portland State University before attending Willamette University College of Law, where he served as an editor and writer for Willamette Law Online and the Willamette Sports Law Journal.

He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009, and he received his license to practice from the Oregon State Bar that same year. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Mr. Stevens started his legal career in insurance defense, and has a unique insight into the tactics insurance companies use to reduce or deny claims, and he has recovered over a million dollars in settlements and awards for his plaintiff clients. In addition, he has also helped numerous business owners and entrepreneurs with their business formation and planning along with protecting their intellaectual property rights.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Mr. Stevens has earned numerous awards and honors throughout his career, including a Lawyers of Distinction designation. Also, both the American Society of Legal Advocates and The National Trial Lawyers have voted him among the Top 100 attorneys in the country, and he has received Top Contributor awards and Superb ratings on Avvo. In addition, the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys named him as a 10 Best Attorney for Client Satisfaction.

A consummate professional, Mr. Stevens is very active in his legal community, and he is a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Washington County Bar Association, and the intellectual property sections of the Oregon State Bar. He is also a member of the American Inns of Court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (20%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Intellectual Property (20%): Copyrights, Intellectual Property Law

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment

Business/Corporate (20%): Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Construction Litigation (10%): Construction Defects

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Copyrights, Intellectual Property Law, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Business Formation and Planning, Contracts, Business Organizations, Construction Defects

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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Michael Stevens

Admitted: 2009, Oregon

Professional Webpage: https://www.hillsborofirm.com/stevens

Honors/Awards:

  • Top Contributor (2016) from Avvo
  • Top Contributor (2017) from Avvo
  • Top 100 Civil (2017) from The National Trial Lawyers
  • 10 Best Attorney, Client Satisfaction (2017) from Am. Inst. of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Top 100 (2017) American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Lawyers of Distinction shall not offer membership to more than 10% of attorneys in any given state. Lawyers of Distinction uses it own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney can be recognized as being within the top 10% of attorneys in the United States in their respective field. , Member, Lawyers of Distinction, 2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state or regions of certain highly-populated states who are younger than the age of 40.  Membership into The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is by invitation only and is extended exclusively to those trial lawyers practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law.  Invitees must exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a young lawyer under the age of 40. Selection is based on a thorough multi-phase process which includes peer nominations combined with third-party research., Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, Admitted to Practice, 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Admitted to Practice, 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association
  • Washington County Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar - Intellectual Property Section
  • American Inns of Court
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, 2015

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Took over a motor vehicle accident case that had been filed with the court, and within a week of taking the case I settled it for three times the last offer to my client., 2016

Educational Background:

  • Oregon State University, BS in History, 1997

Industry Groups

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Michael O. Stevens

3699 NE John Olsen Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97124

Phone: 971-533-6178

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Last Updated: 3/28/2019

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