Adele J. Ridenour

Associate

101 SW Main Street, Suite 1100    
Portland, Oregon  97204  

t 503.944.6062  
f 503.295.1058

aridenour@balljanik.com

 

“The number of parties involved and overall complexity of construction defect lawsuits requires constant innovation to find the approach which best serves our client’s individual and unique interests.”

Adele Ridenour joined Ball Janik LLP’s Portland office in 2010. Her practice focuses on construction law and commercial litigation. She has developed significant experience litigating construction defect cases involving complex commercial projects, condominiums, warehouses and hotels. She has also successfully represented commercial and individual property owners, and homeowners’ associations in insurance recovery actions. Ms. Ridenour was named by her peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine.  She was recognized in Construction Litigation.

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“The number of parties involved and overall complexity of construction defect lawsuits requires constant innovation to find the approach which best serves our client’s individual and unique interests.”

Adele Ridenour joined Ball Janik LLP’s Portland office in 2010. Her practice focuses on construction law and commercial litigation. She has developed significant experience litigating construction defect cases involving complex commercial projects, condominiums, warehouses and hotels. She has also successfully represented commercial and individual property owners, and homeowners’ associations in insurance recovery actions. Ms. Ridenour was named by her peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Oregon Super Lawyers Magazine.  She was recognized in Construction Litigation.

Prior to joining Ball Janik, Ms. Ridenour was an associate at another Portland area law firm where she focused on representing single-family homeowners, condominium and townhome associations, and commercial owners in construction defect related disputes.

After law school, Ms. Ridenour was a judicial clerk to the former Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court, the Honorable Gerald Schroeder. As a judicial clerk, Ms. Ridenour was responsible for reviewing and analyzing both criminal and civil matters for the Idaho Supreme Court.

Ms. Ridenour is a member of Oregon Women Lawyers (OWLs) and of the Multnomah County and Clark County (Washington) bar associations. She is the current treasurer of the University of Oregon School of Law Alumni Association and co-chair of the alumni association’s Portland Mentoring Committee. Ms. Ridenour is a former adjunct professor for the University of Oregon School of Law where she co-taught a course in Green Construction Law.

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Education

J.D., 2004
University of Oregon School of Law
     Managing Editor, Oregon Review
     of International Law

B.A., cum laude, Political Science, 2001
Gonzaga University

Admissions

Oregon
Washington

Honors

Named as an Oregon Super Lawyer in Construction Litigation, 2013

 

Recognized in 2013 Super Lawyers Business Edition, The List of Construction, 

Real Estate and Environmental Firms

Super Lawyers