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Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce two of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Additionally, one attorney was recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers Ones to Watch, which recognizes the most promising newer lawyers in the US…
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Friday September 18, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard employees recently put together care kits to donate to Blanchet House, a nonprofit social services organization in Portland that provides food, clothing, and housing programs to people in need. The mission of Blanchet House is to offer food, shelter and aid to all those in need of a safe place to be nourished and restored and assist…
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Friday September 11, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Please join us in congratulating Sean Conner! Sean has been promoted from Senior Associate to Partner at Smith Freed Eberhard. Sean specializes in defending insurers and their insureds in complex CGL litigation in the areas of premise liability, product liability, Job-site Injury (ELL) and other CGL categories.Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Sean served as a judicial clerk in both…
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Tuesday July 14, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 10th consecutive year, collaboratively announce the release of the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Firms included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must…
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Monday April 27, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Please join us in congratulating Melanie Rose and Brian Schiewe on being named Partners 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 firm's clients. Our new partners demonstrate the exceptional talent we have at Smith Freed Eberhard and we…
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Thursday January 7, 2021 By: Firm Authorship
During these challenging times we feel it is more important than ever to continue to help each other and our community. That is why this month Smith Freed Eberhard is teaming up with local non-profits to support their causes and give back to the local community. This week we are highlighting Children's Therapy Center. Please join us in donating to…
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Wednesday December 30, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
This month Smith Freed Eberhard is teaming up with local non-profits to support their causes and give back to the local community. The first non-profit we are highlighting is Portland Homeless Family Solutions. Please join us in donating to this organization to support their mission to provide, and even expand, critical services to families experiencing homelessness in our community. Their…
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Wednesday December 9, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to congratulate Shelby Bowden, Sydney Trimble, and Gilbert Cotto-Lazo! All three recently passed the bar exam and have transitioned from Law Clerks to Associates at Smith Freed Eberhard. Please join us in welcoming them to the team! Shelby Bowden is based in our Seattle office and will be joining Gordon Klug’s team, focusing on personal…
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Thursday December 3, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been named to the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal profession’s oldest and most respected peer-review publications. Since it was first published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become widely regarded as a respected reference guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on detailed peer-review…
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Wednesday May 13, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
To Our Customers, Business Partners and Community: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our daily lives. Our concern for the health and safety of those in the workplace is at the forefront of our mind during this global health emergency. We are writing to assure you that Smith Freed Eberhard has a business continuity plan in place that will allow…
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Wednesday March 18, 2020 By: Firm Authorship
2019 marked the firms 32nd year of conducting business. While 32 years may not be considered to be an iconic celebration such as an organizations 25th, 50th or centennial celebration, our 32nd year was the most transformational within the history of our firm. Leadership author, John Maxwell, has been quoted with the saying that "change is inevitable, growth is optional".…
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Tuesday February 18, 2020 By: Jeff Eberhard
Smith Freed Eberhard is pleased to announce the firm’s most recent class of Black Belt Trial Advocacy Training Program graduates: Will Stinman, Jackson Brannon, Jessica Kamish, Amber McCroan, Joy Lee, Jason Cohen, Patrick Lynch, and Catherine Sutton. The Black Belt Trial Advocacy Training Program was developed by the firm in order to give its attorneys access to trial skills, experiences, and…
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Wednesday May 15, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard is very excited to have three of our attorneys selected to the Best Lawyers© list and have our firm recognized as well. It is a significant honor to be nominated to the list as the purpose is to capture leading attorneys from tens of thousands of peer-reviews. Attorneys that make the final cut have been nominated by their peers…
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Friday August 17, 2018 By: Firm Authorship
Cheers to our new Senior Associates! Smith Freed Eberhard is thrilled to announce that three of our attorneys have earned the designation of Senior Associate at the firm. Please join us in honoring Sean Conner, and Brian Schiewe for this impressive achievement as we look forward to more of their outstanding work to come. Want to learn more about our new…
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Friday July 27, 2018 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list and regionally in 6 practice areas. Firms included in the 2018 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Smith Freed Eberhard received the…
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Wednesday November 1, 2017 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard is very excited to have ten of our attorneys selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list. It is quite an honor to have multiple members of our team on this prestigious list.  To be included on this reputable list attorneys are selected through a multi-phase process; including, peer nominations and evaluations. Candidates are evaluated on peer recognition and professional…
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Tuesday July 11, 2017 By: Firm Authorship
Smith Freed Eberhard is very excited to have six of our attorneys selected to the 2017 Best Lawyers in America list. It is quite an honor to have multiple members of our team on this prestigious list.  Attorneys that make the final cut have been nominated by their peers and then put through a screening process focused on ensuring that only…
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Tuesday August 16, 2016 By: Firm Authorship
2016 Oregon and Washington Super Lawyers© and Rising Stars Smith Freed Eberhard is proud to announce that 12 of our attorneys were selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Each year, Super Lawyers selects attorneys through a multi-phase selection process based on peer nominations, evaluations and independent research. Only 5% of the total lawyers in each state…
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Wednesday July 27, 2016 By: Firm Authorship
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