Paul Bovarnick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Portland, OR

Rose Senders & Bovarnick LLP
 | 1205 NW 25th Ave, Portland, OR 97210
Phone: 877-652-7115
Fax: 503-226-3131
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (40%),
  • Transportation/Maritime (20%)
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

A trial lawyer with Rose Senders and Bovarnick, LLC, Paul Bovarnick represents clients in the following states: Utah, Montana, Colorado, Idaho, Washington and Oregon. Named to The Best Lawyers in America in 2016, he represents those who have been injured at the hands of another. This includes cases of medical malpractice, construction injuries and railroad injuries. He also represents the rights of employees who are discriminated against by an employer.

Throughout his career, Mr. Bovarnick has faced off against corporations, individuals, government entities, construction companies and railroads. He is not afraid to fight for the rights of his clients. Other opponents include the Union Pacific Railroad, the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad, the state of Oregon, J.R. Simplot Company, Skanska USA, the Willamette and Pacific Railroad, and the Montana Rail Link.

Admitted to practice in the state of Oregon, Mr. Bovarnick has an Avvo “Superb” rating and a stellar reputation as an attorney who is invested in the future of his clients. Many attorneys chose him as an arbitrator in complex cases, and for his high ethical standards and long list of successful results, he holds the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Bovarnick completed his undergraduate degree at Claremont McKenna College where he graduated cum laude before attending law school. At the University of Oregon School of Law, he graduated with his Juris Doctor. He regularly publishes articles for the Multnomah Bar Association, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice and the Oregon State Bar.

* 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
  • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 40%Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 20%Transportation/Maritime
Focus Areas

Railroad Accident


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Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021

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About Paul Bovarnick

Admitted: 1979, Oregon

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyer, The Best Lawyers in America©, 2016
  • Five Star Rating, Avvo
  • AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell


  • BALSLEY V. BNSF, 2010 U.S. DIST. LEXIS 123387 (W.D. WASH. 2010)
  • Americold v. Hoyt, 209 Or. App. 243 (Or. App. 2006)
  • Lovato v. BNSF, 2002 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28648 (D. Colo. 2002)

Representative Clients:

  • Willamette and Pacific Railroad
  • Montana Rail Link
  • Skanska USA
  • J.R. Simplot
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad

Educational Background:

  • Claremont McKenna College, cum laude
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Office Location for Paul Bovarnick

1205 NW 25th Ave
Portland, OR 97210

Phone: 877-652-7115

Fax: 503-226-3131

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Last Updated: 4/13/2021

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