Portland Business Lawyer

Open for Business
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Portland Business Lawyer

I focus on providing legal services with respect to: entity formation re LLCs, corporations; negotiating, drafting & consummating all forms of contracts; acquisitions, buy-sell agreements; & state licensing & hearings, including liquor & cannabis.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Oregon and has no record of discipline from the Oregon bar association. *

Portland Business Lawyer

Portland Business Lawyer

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

I focus on providing legal services with respect to: entity formation re LLCs, corporations; negotiating, drafting & consummating all forms of contracts; acquisitions, buy-sell agreements; & state licensing & hearings, including liquor & cannabis.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Oregon and has no record of discipline from the Oregon bar association. *

Firm Overview

I have a solo practice. I received a BA Degree in Government from University of San Francisco & then received a JD Degree from Santa Clara University School of Law & a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. I was admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 1975 & have been a continuous & active member of the Oregon State Bar ever since. I am also a member of the American Bar Association & Multnomah Bar Association. I have held various executive corporate office & board positions for several public and private companies, including Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary for American Guaranty Financial Corporation, American Guaranty Life Insurance Company, Sentinel Life Insurance Company, & Vero, Inc., and Vice President & Counsel for Card Capture Services, Inc., & E-Trade ATM, Inc. Outside of corporate practice, I was in a solo law practice & then with a law firm for thirteen years, before joining the State of Oregon Attorney General’s office as Senior Associate Attorney General, assigned to departments of Treasury and Lottery. Since 2008, I have practiced law as a sole practitioner in the JMFord Law Office & have been a member of the ATM International Association & serve on the ATMIA Consultants Group, ATMIA Cash & Payments Council, ATMIA ATM & Digital Transaction Innovation Forum, ATMIA Independent ATM Deployer Committee, Co-Chair the ATMA Government Relations Committee, & ATMIA Next Generation ATMs & Governance Subcommittee. I received ATMIA’s 2015 & 2018 Outstanding Service Award & I am an ATMIA Honorary ATM Industry Champion. I also am a member of the National ATM Council since its formation nine years ago, as well as a member of the ATM Security Association formed in 2020. Based on my knowledge & extensive experience, my law practice focuses on counseling & providing business/legal services to start-up clients, as well as to executive management & board of directors with respect to those areas set forth above in my "Firm Summary".

Main Office

JMFord Law
PO Box 82226
Portland, OR 97282

Phone

(503) 771-7191

Fax

(877) 387-8330

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Initial, free 15 minute consultation.

Hourly Rates

$350

Office Information
Office Hours

Monday through Thursday 9AM to 5PM, also available after hours, call (503) 880-0788.

Office Manager

None

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

None

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Member of the Oregon State Bar & Business Lawyer both In-House & Private Practice, as well as Senior Assistant Attorney General for over 40 years combining business & legal knowledge, experience & expertise. ATM International Association. National ATM Council. Secure Cash and Transport Associaton.

License

Bar Number: 751176
Oregon, 1975

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Member of the Oregon State Bar & Business Lawyer both In-House & Private Practice, as well as Senior Assistant Attorney General for over 40 years combining business & legal knowledge, experience & expertise. ATM International Association. National ATM Council. Secure Cash and Transport Associaton.

License

Bar Number: 751176
Oregon, 1975

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Firm Overview

I have a solo practice. I received a BA Degree in Government from University of San Francisco & then received a JD Degree from Santa Clara University School of Law & a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. I was admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 1975 & have been a continuous & active member of the Oregon State Bar ever since. I am also a member of the American Bar Association & Multnomah Bar Association. I have held various executive corporate office & board positions for several public and private companies, including Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary for American Guaranty Financial Corporation, American Guaranty Life Insurance Company, Sentinel Life Insurance Company, & Vero, Inc., and Vice President & Counsel for Card Capture Services, Inc., & E-Trade ATM, Inc. Outside of corporate practice, I was in a solo law practice & then with a law firm for thirteen years, before joining the State of Oregon Attorney General’s office as Senior Associate Attorney General, assigned to departments of Treasury and Lottery. Since 2008, I have practiced law as a sole practitioner in the JMFord Law Office & have been a member of the ATM International Association & serve on the ATMIA Consultants Group, ATMIA Cash & Payments Council, ATMIA ATM & Digital Transaction Innovation Forum, ATMIA Independent ATM Deployer Committee, Co-Chair the ATMA Government Relations Committee, & ATMIA Next Generation ATMs & Governance Subcommittee. I received ATMIA’s 2015 & 2018 Outstanding Service Award & I am an ATMIA Honorary ATM Industry Champion. I also am a member of the National ATM Council since its formation nine years ago, as well as a member of the ATM Security Association formed in 2020. Based on my knowledge & extensive experience, my law practice focuses on counseling & providing business/legal services to start-up clients, as well as to executive management & board of directors with respect to those areas set forth above in my "Firm Summary".

Main Office

JMFord Law
PO Box 82226
Portland, OR 97282

Phone

(503) 771-7191

Fax

(877) 387-8330

Fees
Free Initial Consultation?

Initial, free 15 minute consultation.

Hourly Rates

$350

Office Information
Office Hours

Monday through Thursday 9AM to 5PM, also available after hours, call (503) 880-0788.

Office Manager

None

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

None

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Member of the Oregon State Bar & Business Lawyer both In-House & Private Practice, as well as Senior Assistant Attorney General for over 40 years combining business & legal knowledge, experience & expertise. ATM International Association. National ATM Council. Secure Cash and Transport Associaton.

License

Bar Number: 751176
Oregon, 1975

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Member of the Oregon State Bar & Business Lawyer both In-House & Private Practice, as well as Senior Assistant Attorney General for over 40 years combining business & legal knowledge, experience & expertise. ATM International Association. National ATM Council. Secure Cash and Transport Associaton.

License

Bar Number: 751176
Oregon, 1975

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

Portland Business Lawyer
Jack Ford

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Oregon and has no record of discipline from the Oregon bar association. *

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This lawyer is licensed to practice in Oregon and has no record of discipline from the Oregon bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.