A Most Unusual Year, published in Oregon State Bar Bulletin2020-12-10T19:07:11+00:00
12.10.2020 // NEWS, Publications
A Most Unusual Year, published in Oregon State Bar Bulletin

Earlier this year, wildfires decimated communities across Oregon. The Oregon State Bar, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), LASO, the Oregon Law Center and other organizations raced to help people who had been displaced. In an article published in the December issue of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin, our Partner Damien Hall and Elevate Technology Group are highlighted regarding their combined efforts to help restore internet and emergency services communication to an area impacted by the fire.


“When a catastrophic event like this takes place, response and recovery has to evolve quickly,” says Damien, who played a key role in contract reviews and risk mitigation to help the team. “Being able to adapt and change plans is critical, and it must be done safely.”


Damien provided pro bono services and partnered with Elevate Technology Group who worked night and day to restore Wi-Fi and emergency management services to the impacted area.


To read the story in full, click here and advance to page 24.


Ball Janik LLP was founded in 1982 with six lawyers and a four-person support staff in Portland, Oregon. Since our firm’s inception, we have expanded our capabilities, our professionals, and geographic footprint. What started as a firm focused in real property and land use (known then as Ball Janik & Novack), has grown to include the insights of a team of 30-plus attorneys, with a combined six centuries of experience, and capabilities including Real Estate and Land Use, Construction Defect, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Recovery, Construction and Design, Employment, Finance and Corporate, Public Agencies and Schools, and Community Associations. With offices in Florida and Oregon, our regional growth has earned us a national reputation for upholding the rights of our clients.

Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.

Damien R. Hall
Portland, Oregon
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