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SFE Celebrates 35 years
Cheers to 35 years! SFE celebrated the 35th anniversary of our Portland office – established by Founding Partners Bob Smith and Dennis Freed, and Managing Partner Jeff Eberhard in 1987. To celebrate, SFE's Charity Committee hosted our annual Black Tie…
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Thursday August 25, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
2023 Oregon Best Lawyers® and Ones to Watch
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce that 2 lawyers have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.…
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Thursday August 18, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
2022 Oregon Super Lawyers© and Rising Stars
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce Jeff Eberhard and Paul Sheely has been selected for the 2022 Edition of Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of…
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Wednesday July 20, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
In Memoriam: Jacob Rasmussen
It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Jacob Rasmussen passed away June 21, 2021, after a difficult battle with cancer. Jake graduated from The University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law. Before joining Smith Freed Eberhard,…
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Wednesday July 21, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Welcome to Our New Portland Office!
A year ago Smith Freed Eberhard had the opportunity to move to our new Portland office and we are excited to show off the progress we've made renovating our new space. We spent the previous twelve years in the iconic…
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Wednesday April 28, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
2022 SFE Seattle Office Unveiling Party
After months of construction, the new build-out in our Seattle office is officially complete! We hosted an unveiling happy hour for the new space. SFE Founding Partners, Bob Smith and Denny Freed joined us at the Seattle office for the…
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Tuesday September 27, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
SFE Attorney Retreat 2022
SFE Attorneys enjoyed a fun weekend of team building activities including: a "Shark Tank" competition, golf, ziplining, an obstacle course, and wine tasting. We are pleased to continue hosting retreats with our wonderful team. Thank you to McMenamins Grand Lodge!
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Monday August 29, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
Meet AJ Ricca, Our Newest Associate Attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard
Please join us in welcoming AJ Ricca, our newest associate attorney at Smith Freed Eberhard. AJ is an associate attorney on Ryan McLellan’s team, and his practice focuses on commercial liability defense and personal lines defense. AJ graduated from Lake…
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Thursday June 23, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
Jeremy Miller, Kyle Ellison, and Steven Gassert Promoted to Senior Associate Attorneys
Please join us in congratulating Jeremy Miller, Kyle Ellison, and Steven Gassert on being named senior associate attorneys at Smith Freed Eberhard. We take great pride in growing new attorneys into leaders. Becoming a Senior Associate is a important milestone to…
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Wednesday May 4, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
Melanie Gillette Promoted to Partner
Please join us in congratulating Melanie Gillette on being named partner at Smith Freed Eberhard. Becoming a partner at Smith Freed Eberhard means an attorney has become a leader within the industry and community and a trusted advisor to the…
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Thursday April 28, 2022 By: Firm Authorship
Veronica Wells Joins Smith Freed Eberhard as Associate Attorney
Please join us in welcoming Veronica Wells! Veronica Wells is joining Smith Freed Eberhard as an associate attorney on the commercial liability defense and personal lines practice groups. Her practice focuses on negligence, premises liability, slip and fall, and automotive…
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Wednesday December 8, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
Recent Posts
  • 2022 SFE Seattle Office Unveiling Party After months of construction, the new build-out in our Seattle…
  • SFE Attorney Retreat 2022 SFE Attorneys enjoyed a fun weekend of team building activities…
  • SFE Celebrates 35 years Cheers to 35 years! SFE celebrated the 35th anniversary of…