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Richard J. Vangelisti
Vangelisti Law Firm, LLP - http://www.vangelisti.com/
121 SW Morrison Street, Suite 475
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 445-2101
FAX (503) 972-2235

Biographical Statement

Richard Vangelisti has experience as a mediator in matters involving insurance, civil rights, negligence, intentional torts, employment, breach of contract, and workers' compensation. He completed the Basic Mediation Training sponsored by the United States District Court for the District of Oregon and presented by Justice Susan Leeson. He also has represented parties in mediations in cases in state and federal courts across the country.

Mr. Vangelisti has tried cases to jury involving wrongful death, landlord and retail premises liability, motor vehicle, bicycle, pedestrian, civil rights, and long‑term‑care facility negligence. He has served on the Oregon Bench and Bar Commission on Professionalism. He also has served as a Board Member and President of the Multnomah Bar Association and of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. In 2009, Richard received the FBA's Judge James M. Burns Federal Practice Award. Richard holds an AV rating from Martindale‑Hubbell, and he is listed in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.

Mr. Vangelisti began his legal career over 20 years ago as a law clerk for the Chief Judge of the U.S.D.C. for the Eastern District of Texas. He then worked for Fulbright Jaworski LLP (Texas) and Stoel Rives LLP (Oregon) before establishing a law firm representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death cases in Oregon and Washington.


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