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Meet Tim Volpert

For more than 30 years, Tim has represented individuals, businesses, neighborhood and other associations and public bodies in state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Tim has handled well over 100 appeals, including arguing a landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court - - Vernonia School District v. Acton. He has also litigated hundreds of cases in trial courts and administrative agencies. Tim is recognized as an Oregon “Super Lawyer” and as one of the Best Lawyers in America.  Tim has also volunteered thousands of hours to our community and has been awarded the Oregon State Bar President's Award for Public Service and the Senior Law Project Award for Outstanding Service. Click here to learn more about Tim's legal experience.

Honors and Awards

  • Oregon State Bar "President's Public Service Award"

  • Best Lawyers in America, Appellate Law

  • Oregon Super Lawyer, 2005-2017

  • Oregon State Bar "Pro Bono Challenge Award"

  • Daily Journal of Commerce, Leadership in Law Award

  • Senior Law Project "Award for Outstanding Service"

  • Named as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business"
    in Litigation: General Commercial (Oregon) by Chambers USA, 2009 to 2011

Professional Organizations and Community Involvement

  • Former President, Multnomah Bar Foundation

  • Executive Committee of the Oregon State Bar Appellate Practice Section, 2015 to present.

  • Statewide candidate for election to the Oregon Court of Appeals, primary and general election, 2012. Endorsed by every major statewide daily newspaper as well as Governor Barbara Roberts, Congressman Earl Blumenauer and Congresswoman Susanne Bonamici. Designated by the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors as "highly qualified" to serve on the Oregon Court of Appeals. 

  • Participating attorney, American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon, 2009 to present. 

  • Founding Attorney Coach, We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution Program, Grant High School, Portland, Oregon, 2000 to present

  • Guest lecturer, United States Supreme Court practice, sports law and legal research and writing courses, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, 2000 to present. 

  • Board of Directors, Classroom Law Project 1994-2014 

  • Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure Committee, Supreme Court of Oregon, 1999 to 2006

  • First Amendment Lawyers' Association 

  • Board of Directors, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon 1994 to 2001 

  • Executive Committee, Appellate Section, Oregon State Bar, 1999 to 2001

  • Board of Directors, Shared Housing 1988 to 1992 

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