Firm Overview

The Paulson Law Firm believes in providing superior representation* to individuals who have been wronged. We are trial advocates for those who have been harmed-often severely-by the negligence or legal fault of others.
We represent individuals and families in personal injury, birth injury, traumatic brain injury, wrongful death and other serious or catastrophic injuries resulting from:

Automobile Accidents
Medical Malpractice/Negligence
Birth Injury
Trucking/Big Rig Collisions
Defective Products
Bicycle Accidents
Motorcycle Accidents
Dental Malpractice/Negligence
Premises Liability
Nursing Home Abuse

The personal injury lawyers at Paulson Law Firm are a father and daughter team, Chuck and Jane. We are a small, two-lawyer, firm with the ability to hire the experts and investigators a case needs. We only accept cases with merit that we believe we can win. Click our areas of practice to read a more detailed description of the types of cases we accept and some sample verdicts and settlements.

Example cases

In her first jury trial after becoming a plaintiff's lawyer, she won a verdict over $900,000 on a no-offer personal injury case against a national retailer.

Main Office

Main
1000 SW Broadway
Suite 1660
Portland  OR  97205-3068

Phone
  • (503) 226-6361
Fax
  • (503) 226-6276

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Contingency fee work
plus costs

Hourly Rates

We don't do hourly work

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

Carolee Zapp

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

Translator available

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Good idea

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

If related to a
case we are working on

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

No

Jane Paulson

Jane Paulson

I began my courtroom career as a clerk for a federal judge, the Honorable James M. Burns, in Portland. After clerking, she worked over three years at a well-regarded defense firm where she gained invaluable firsthand knowledge of practices and legal strategies of insurance companies and their defense teams.



Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law
    J.D. , 1990
    Charlottesville, VA
    Law

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