Sharp Law, P.C

Sharp Law, P.C

At Sharp Law, PC we focus on representing individuals and small business owners, protecting their rights and interests as parents, citizens, insureds, tenants, injury victims and consumers.

Firm Overview

Sharp Law, PC is committed to providing excellent legal counsel and representation to individuals, families and businesses. Our clients range from small business owners and licensed professionals, to parents, insureds, injury victims, property owners, tenants and consumers.

We adjust our representation to best meet our clients' needs and objectives for each specific matter, whether that requires employing aggressive measures in litigated matters or more subtle, creative and collaborative efforts.

Based in Portland, Oregon, Sharp Law, PC provides representation in the surrounding counties and cities, as well as in both State and Federal Court. In addition to being licensed in Oregon, we regularly practice in California and are uniquely qualified to represent clients in either jurisdiction.

Whether you are an individual confronted with a serious legal matter, a family dealing with a crisis, or a business requiring representation, Sharp Law, PC can help you.


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Main Office
Main Office
5410 SW Macadam Avenue Ste 240
Portland  OR  97239
Phone
  • (503) 575-1277
Fax
  • (503) 676-5660
Websites

Office Information

Office Manager
Daniel Sharp
Emergency After Hours
No
Landlord and Tenant
Upholding Tenant Rights in the Greater Portland Area.
Sharp Law, PC is familiar with Oregon state laws, local city ordinances protecting renters, and the relief available to tenants for illegal evictions or rent increases. We are knowledgeable and serious about litigating civil lawsuits on behalf of tenants who have suffered injuries or economic harm from the actions or negligence of landlords. Our experience comes from first battling unscrupulous landlords in the San Francisco Bay Area for years, where the economic and life-altering stakes for rent-controlled tenants faced with evictions could not be higher. Since 2016, we have applied that experience in the Portland metropolitan and surrounding areas to successfully defend eviction proceedings as well as secure sizable settlements and judgments for tenants who have suffered injuries, habitability issues, illegal evictions and rent increases.
Litigation
Experienced in Conflict Resolution and Litigation
Sharp Law, PC has the ability to effectively assist its clients in all aspects of civil litigation from torts, contract, business and neighbor disputes, to fraud, unfair business practices, and consumer issues. Our attorneys are skilled litigators who can advocate for their clients' interests, whether in the context of communications with the opposing parties or before the court and are prepared to take a case all the way to judgment, if necessary. At the same time, we recognize that litigation can be both expensive and stressful, and whenever possible, look for reasonable alternatives that will satisfy our client's interests.
Divorce
Effective Solutions and the Support Needed to Navigate the Divorce, Child Custody and Family Law Processes.
It can be difficult to navigate the legal system alone, especially when it involves issues surrounding family. Emotions can run high and what may have seemed settled outside of a court room can quickly change within. Entering a courtroom without an established family law attorney can have long lasting negative repercussions. Many legal issues can and should be resolved without the need to go to trial, but if they do, having an attorney with extensive litigation experience like Daniel Sharp is essential.

Daniel Sharp

Dan Sharp is licensed to practice in Oregon and California with over sixteen years of experience as a practicing attorney.

Dan received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law and a Bachelor's degree in Social Science from San Diego State University.

Prior to forming Sharp Law, PC he was an associate with a San Francisco Bay Area based law firm, where in addition to being named a "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers and San Francisco Magazine seven years in a row, he specialized in the prosecution of complex state qui tam and whistleblower actions related to healthcare insurance fraud.

As a solo practitioner, Dan successfully represented plaintiffs ranging from victims of lead poisoning, including two minor children and their mother who ultimately received a settlement in excess of $1.2 million dollars, to victims of police misconduct and civil rights violations by police officers of the City and County of San Francisco.

Since forming Sharp Law, PC in Portland, Oregon, Dan's practice spans from civil litigation, personal injury, and consumer protection/fraud cases, to family law and landlord-tenant matters. He continues to practice in California.

In his spare time, he enjoys watching boxing, scuba/free diving and riding dual sport motorcycles.

Highlights/Experience:

Litigated several successful toxic torts lawsuits, including one involving lead exposure and brain injury to minor children resulting in $1.2 million settlement.

Litigated high publicity San Francisco Bay Area federal case involving civil rights violations.

Secured judgment in excess of $1.6 million against defendant engaged in scheme involving the creation of multiple fictitious businesses and identities, in order to fraudulently receive payment for installation of original automobile part equipment on several hundred occasions, when actually using aftermarket parts.

Secured settlement in excess of $600,000 from medical professionals engaged in violation of California’s Moscone-Knox Professional Corporations Act for engaging in healthcare fraud. Defendants were later indicted for Medicare fraud.

Participated in litigation of lawsuit resulting in a $7 million dollar judgment against defendant found liable for creation of healthcare fraud scheme involving falsification of X-ray reports in several hundred personal injury cases. Defendant was further barred from owning, operating or working as an employee in any business engaged in the practice of medicine.
Participation in litigation of civil actions filed against indicted high-profile Southern California defendants Kareem Ahmed, charged with organizing a massive prescription fraud kickback scheme, and Michael Drobot, indicted for, and pled guilty to, payment of kickbacks to physicians for unnecessary spinal surgeries and bribing California State Senator Ron Calderon.

Admissions:

California State Bar - 2002

United States District Court for the Northern District of California - 2002

9th Circuit Court of Appeals - 2002

Oregon State Bar - 2016

United States District Court for the District of Oregon - 2016

Professional Affiliations:

Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2016 to present); Multnomah County Bar Association (2016 to present); American Association for Justice (2016 to present); San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association (2010 to 2015); Former Member of Alameda County Bar Association; Northern California Fraud Investigators Association; Former Panel Attorney for Alameda County Bar Association Legal Referral Services (and member of governing committee for Legal Referral Services) and San Francisco AIDS Low Income Legal Referral Panel; Pro-Bono Attorney - El Programa Hispano Catolico in Gresham, Oregon; Member of the Community Alliance for Tenants; Member of the American Association for Justice; Member and Volunteer Attorney for the Oregon and National American Civil Liberties Union; Member of National Lawyers Guild.

Professional Accomplishments:

Named as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers magazine seven years in a row.
License
  • Bar Number: 161559
    Oregon , 2016
  • Bar Number: 220996
    California , 2002
Education
  • University of San Francisco School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 2002
  • San Diego State University
    Bachelor of Arts in Social Science , 1998

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