Gary G. Norris

Top rated personal injury attorney in McMinnville, Oregon

Law Office of Gary G. Norris
Gary G. Norris
Law Office of Gary G. Norris

Practice Areas: Personal injury

Licensed in Oregon since: 1982

Education: University of Oregon School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Law Office of Gary G. Norris

723 NE Baker
Suite 100
McMinnville, OR 97128 Visit website


Attorney Gary G. Norris is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Gary G. Norris in McMinnville, Oregon. A top-rated, nationally ranked trial attorney with more than 38 years of legal experience, Mr. Norris provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout McMinnville, Newberg, Beaverton, Portland and the surrounding areas who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to the negligent, careless or unlawful actions of others.

Handling all types of serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Norris has achieved considerable success securing favorable outcomes for those adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, dangerous and defective products, unsafe property conditions, dog bites and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience handling building contractor issues and construction defects, as well as general business litigation.

Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Norris has also handled numerous arbitrations, mediations and appeals on behalf of his clients, and whether inside or outside the courtroom, he is fully committed to doing whatever he can to improve his clients' chances of obtaining the maximum amount of compensation for the damages they have incurred, as well as their pain and suffering.

From his efforts, Mr. Norris has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, and he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, including a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* rating. In addition, he has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many during their most dire times of need.

A 1978 graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in journalism, Mr. Norris returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1982. He holds his license to practice in Washington state as well as Oregon, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Norris is a member of the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Yamhill County Bar Association and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. Committed to his local community as well, he is also active with the McMinnville Sunrise Rotary and the McMinnville Downtown Association as well as the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, and he helped establish the McMinnville Education Foundation. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 100% Personal injury - general: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1982, Oregon

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Homeward Bound, Board of directors
  • McMinnville Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • McMinnville Downtown Association, Member
  • McMinnville Education Foundation, Founding member
  • McMinnville Sunrise Rotary, Member
  • Rectenwald v Snider, 134 Or.App. 250, 894 P.2d 1242 (1995)
  • Olsten Temporary Services Inc. v Lipton, 104 Or.App.565, 802 P.2d 93 (1990)
  • Hinds v Paul’s Autowerkstatt Inc., 107 Or.App. 63, 810 P.2d 874 (1991)
  • Alcazar v American Standard Insurance Company, 256 Or.App. 520, 301 P.3d 978 (2013)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member
  • Yamhill County Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Member
  • Washington, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1984
  • Oregon, 1982
Educational Background:
  • University of Oregon, B.S., Journalism, 1978

Office location for Gary G. Norris

723 NE Baker
Suite 100
McMinnville, OR 97128

Phone: 503-472-3770


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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