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Nels J. Vulin2020-05-11T17:41:20+00:00
101 SW Main Street, Suite 1100
Portland, Oregon 97204
T : 503.944.6061 F: 503.295.1058
“Solutions drive our process. Our clients care about their projects, which is why every step we take in litigation is designed to help achieve our clients’ goals.”

Nels J. Vulin

Nels Vulin is a member of Ball Janik LLP’s Construction and Litigation practice groups. He represents residential and commercial owners in construction defect claims of all types. Mr. Vulin was selected to the Oregon Rising Stars list 2017–2018, published by Super Lawyers Magazine. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Prior to joining Ball Janik, Mr. Vulin practiced with another Portland firm where he defended and counseled clients in business, construction, and employment lawsuits. Mr. Vulin brings experience and passion to the firm, and takes great pride in bringing his clients quality results.

Mr. Vulin is a member of the Construction Law and Business law sections of the Oregon State Bar, as well as the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association. He volunteers his time serving on the Multnomah Bar Association’s Events Committee, which plans social, networking, and fundraising events. He is an active member of the legal community, and regularly speaks and publishes on areas of the law related to his practice.

Outside of the office, Mr. Vulin is a dedicated member of the community and volunteers with several organizations, including the Classroom Law Project and Hands On Greater Portland. In his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, backpacking, and cooking.


  • JD, 2012
    Duke University School of Law
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Government, 2009
    Georgetown University


  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon


  • Oregon Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list, 2017-2018