MICHAEL T. WISE – Principal

Michael Wise & Associates, P.C.
1996-Present
General Business and Injury Law

Kennedy Bowles, P.C.
Associate Attorney – 1992-1996
Private practice – Business and Injury Litigator

Douglas County District Attorney’s Office
Certified Legal Intern – 1990-1992
Criminal Law Prosecution

1998 personal injury/watercraft settlement ($75,000)

2000 premises liability settlement ($500,000)

2000 first-party insurance dispute (settled first day of trial for policy limits)

2001 premises liability settlement ($399,000)

2001 wrongful death settlement ($135,000)

2001 personal injury/auto settlement ($95,000)

2002 personal injury/auto settlement ($100,000)

2002 husband & wife personal injury/auto trial verdict ($1,010,000)

2002 personal injury/auto settlement ($207,500)

2003 personal injury/products liability settlement ($117,500)

2003 professional malpractice verdict ($250,000)

2004 wrongful death settlement ($52,500)

2004 wrongful death judgment ($2,000,000)

2005 personal injury settlement ($100,000)

2005 assault/battery.settlement ($455,000)

2006 personal injury/auto settlement ($1,250,000)

2006 personal injury/pedestrian v. auto settlement ($100,000)

2006 personal injury/pedestrian v. auto settlement ($250,000)

2007 wrongful death settlement ($100,000)

2007 products liability settlement ($87,500)

2007 personal injury/auto settlement ($192,000)

2007 employement/discrimination settlement ($342,000)

2007 personal injury/fall from elevator settlement ($170,000)

2008 personal injury settlements ($170,000)

2008 personal injury/dog bite settlement ($200,000)

2009 products liability settlement ($2,550,000)

2009 personal injury/fall settlement ($200,000)

2009 husband & wife personal injury/auto settlements ($144,975)

2010 breach of contract jury verdict ($1,200,000 plus attorney fees)

2010 personal injury/car collision settlement $(700,000)

2010 wrongful death settlement (amount confidential).

PERSONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Purely Speculative Investment Club
  • Oregon Golf Club
  • Multnomah Athletic Club
  • Junior Executive Board of Directors – Doernbecher’s Children Hospital
  • Member of National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professional

INTERESTS

  • Coaching Children’s Sports
  • Golf
  • Basketball
  • Fishing
  • Music
  • Wine
  • Children’s Charities

OREGON:

OSB – Oregon State Bar (License No. 92506)

OTLA – Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (President’s Club) Chair: 2001 Membership Committee

ATLA – American Trial Lawyers Association

ABA – American Bar Association

MBA – Multnomah Bar Association

U.S. District Court – Oregon

WASHINGTON:

WSBA – Washington State Bar Association (License No. 22667)

CCB – Clark County Bar

WSTLA – Washington State Trial Lawyers’ Association

U.S. District Court – Washington

1987 Bachelor of Science – University of Oregon – Political Science & Business

1992 Juris Doctorate – University of Oregon – Business Law Emphasis

I have written articles on jury selection for OTLA and lectured on the topic many times (OTLA, WSTLA, Oregon Trial Advocacy College, AAJ, etc.)