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09.21.2021 // NEWS
Ground broken on new affordable housing site in Southeast Portland, Aired on KATU 2
https://youtu.be/kgw0cPxiK-k   City officials and key members of Home Forward broke ground on an affordable housing project near 30th and Powell on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. This initiative makes significant strides towards combating the housing crisis. "This is not the end of the effort, it's a step in the right direction, and when it comes...
09.20.2021 // NEWS
Ball Janik LLP Teams with LRS Architects to Redesign Open-Concept Collaborative Headquarters, published in OfficeInsight
Our new Portland office provides collaborative spaces and removes corner offices to enhance creativity and deliver outstanding client service through innovative design. In an article published on September 16, Heather Oden and Camron Wilde discuss the new concept. “Our goal for our new space is to provide a stellar environment for our current employees and...
09.15.2021 // NEWS
Ball Janik LLP Teams with LRS Architects to Redesign Headquarters
Bright, airy, and designed around collaboration and inclusivity. Featured in Attorney at Law Magazine, Ball Janik’s new office in Portland is designed to foster creativity in a warm, well-lit space that removes corner offices. The firm teamed with LRS Architects for the office design which gives a nod to the mid-century modern style and natural...
09.07.2021 // NEWS
Meet Me at the Clubhouse, published in Law.com’s Mid-Market Report
There’s a newer way to interview these days, and plenty of folks are talking about it! Clubhouse, a social media network, first gained notoriety when Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Oprah dropped into Clubhouse rooms and started having conversations during the height of covid. In an article published on September 7, Elle Walch and Camron...
08.30.2021 // NEWS
Defects in Buildings: What Restaurant Owners Need to Know, Published in Modern Restaurant Management Magazine
After the Surfside condominium collapse of Champlain Towers South, many building owners and tenants are reevaluating the condition of their buildings. Restaurant owners need to be concerned about the condition of their premises. In an article published on August 30, 2021, Phillip Joseph and Greg Demers write that “construction defects can devastatingly affect revenue and...
08.26.2021 // NEWS
Celebrating Women in Construction & Legal Services, Published in Commercial Construction and Renovation Magazine
In an article published on August 26, Angela Otto is highlighted for her work in the construction industry. In time for #WomensEqualityDay, Angela answers questions including: What makes you proud of working in the construction industry? “The camaraderie at all levels and the parties’ general willingness to meet and try to resolve their disputes. I...
08.25.2021 // NEWS
Behind The Florida Condo Collapse: Rampant Corner-Cutting, Published in the Wall Street Journal
The Champlain Towers South tragedy has spurred a series of ongoing investigations. The Wall Street Journal has uncovered that those who oversaw planning and construction over 40 years ago made cost-saving choices that created long-term safety risks. These, coupled with water erosion that weakened the concrete structure, led to the collapse. In an article published...
08.19.2021 // NEWS
Ball Janik LLP Attorneys Recognized in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in America© and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
Ball Janik is pleased to announce the inclusion of our attorneys in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This publication lists outstanding lawyers who are chosen through peer-review surveys, in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The selected attorneys represent 7 practice areas located across three...
05.21.2021 // NEWS
Our Portland office has been ranked in Chambers USA 2021
Ball Janik LLP is pleased to announce that its Portland office has been ranked in Chambers USA 2021 in the areas of Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use in Oregon. Three of our firm’s partners were recognized as leaders in their fields in Oregon as follows:   Real Estate – Steve Janik Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – Steve...
05.04.2021 // NEWS
Health and Wellness Embraced Well Before COVID-19, but Firms Have Bolstered Offerings, published in Law.com's Mid-Market Report
The issue of mental health and wellness has long been a chief subject in the legal industry. Given the world around us and the current stresses we all face, this vital topic has become even more critical. Law firms are seeing an increased awareness focused on a wide range of subjects for well-being and mental...