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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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Hon. Marco A. Hernández, Chief Judge

Melissa Aubin, Clerk of Court

Please note: Mr. Goldsmith will only mediate foreclosure cases

Contact Information

Phil Goldsmith
Law Office of Phil Goldsmith
707 SW Washington Street, Suite 600
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 224-2301
FAX (503) 228-2556

Biographical Information

For more than three decades, I have represented consumers in class actions and in bank-related cases. Over the past decade, a major portion of my practice has involved representing individuals in residential mortgage litigation. I also regularly serve as an attorney fee expert.

I became an Oregon appellate mediator in 1997 after completing a mediation training program conducted by Willamette University professor Rich Birke. I receive one or two mediation assignments a year from the program director in a wide variety of subject areas from eminent domain to public employment law.

As a mediator, I try to provide the parties some evaluation of their strengths and weaknesses. But since my role is to help them determine if a deal can be reached, how I would represent a litigant in similar circumstances is irrelevant to how I mediate.

Phil Goldsmith Survey.pdf