. Law Office of Charles E. Corrigan


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Chuck Corrigan has been in practice for 42 years. For the first 30 of those years he litigated in the Oregon and Washington circuit and superior courts, in all of the federal courts in those districts, and represented clients before all those states’ appellate courts. For the past 12 years he has served as an arbitrator or mediator in hundreds of cases. In addition, as a Multnomah County Circuit Court judge pro tem, he has ruled on over 300 motions for summary judgment.

Arbitration: In addition to private appointments, Chuck serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association, the Arbitration Service of Portland, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra), and the Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Circuit Courts.

Mediation: In addition to private appointments, Chuck serves as a mediator for the Oregon Appellate Settlement Conference Program, the US District Court Volunteer Mediation Program, the Oregon Patient Safety Commission’s Early Discussion and Resolution Program, the Arbitration Service of Portland Mediation panel, the Multnomah County Circuit Court mediation program, and is a past facilitator with the Oregon Foreclosure Avoidance Program.

Chuck has significant experience in the following areas:

Commercial: breach of contract, entity formation and dissolution, securities, insurance.

Employment: employment contracts, wrongful discharge, state and federal discrimination claims, state and federal hour and wage claims, non-competition agreements

Construction: commercial and residential, new construction and rehabilitation

Real Property: purchase and sale, land use, lending, development, leases, evictions, foreclosures, condemnation, inverse condemnation, title, boundaries

Torts: personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, professional negligence, intentional torts, civil rights.

Mediation sessions and arbitration hearings can be held at our office or elsewhere, as the parties determine.



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