Ball Janik Partners with Elevate Technology Group to Help Oregon Residents Devastated by Wildfires, Attorney At Law Magazine2022-06-17T00:08:29+00:00
10.13.2020 // Publications, Uncategorized
Ball Janik Partners with Elevate Technology Group to Help Oregon Residents Devastated by Wildfires, Attorney At Law Magazine

In a time of uncertainty, internet connectivity and electrical power have become imperative to our way of life, including to our work, education, and connection with loved ones. Yet the wildfires in Oregon along the Cascade Mountain range have left communities, neighborhoods, and schools utterly destroyed. Thankfully, community volunteers and businesses like Ball Janik LLP, Elevate Technology Group, Takoda’s Restaurant, CONNX, Emerald Broadband, BendBroadband and IOIOBox have come together to help the community.


“When a catastrophic event like this takes place, response and recovery has to evolve quickly,” explains Damien Hall, who has helped with things like contract reviews, risk mitigation, communication legalities, workers comp and liabilities arising from this volunteer effort. “Being able to adapt and change plans is critical and it must be done safely.”


“I grew up close by and when the request came from the community, we jumped on it and expanded upon it,” said Geoff Turner. “I’ve never dealt with anything like this before. It’s one thing to see it on TV but until you see it and experience it like we have, I don’t think you will ever know what it’s like.”


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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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