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Peter S. Willcox-Jones
Construction and Design, Construction Defect, RENEWABLE ENERGY PRACTICE, Litigation
Peter Willcox-Jones is a Partner in Ball Janik LLP’s General Commercial Litigation and Construction and Design practice groups. Mr. Willcox-Jones is an experienced trial lawyer who helps businesses, particularly those businesses involved with development, design and construction, and real estate, with a wide range of issues. Mr. Willcox-Jones has diverse litigation experience representing clients in complex civil litigation related to bid and contract disputes, Construction Contractor Board disputes, commercial disputes, trespass/nuisance, catastrophic injuries, product liability, OSHA defense, and general tort/casualty litigation.
Mr. Willcox-Jones helps local businesses, including developers, contractors, architects, and engineers prevent and solve problems. He works with his clients to design agreements specific to that client’s needs and, if necessary, helps the client to enforce those agreements. Mr. Willcox-Jones also represents clients in the areas of risk analysis, management and risk shifting, insurance review and analysis, Construction Contractor Board disputes, lien foreclosures, trespass/nuisance, lease disputes, bid and performance disputes, OSHA compliance, and employee related issues.
He is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of subjects covering construction contracts, trespass and nuisance, trial practice and procedure, OSHA compliance and document retention issues.
Mr. Willcox-Jones is a member of the Multnomah Bar Association and the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. He is an affiliate member of the Asphalt Pavement Association of Oregon and the Homebuilders Association of Portland.
Peter volunteers and recruits volunteers for the Southeast Legal Clinic. The clinic serves low-income clients with a wide range of legal issues. In 2007, Peter was awarded the Michael E. Haglund Pro Bono Award. The Haglund Pro Bono Award is given annually to a young lawyer who displayed special commitment to pro bono services.
- J.D., 1999
University of Oregon School of Law
- B.A., History, 1995
- Virginia Program at Oxford, 1994
- Michael E. Haglund Pro Bono Award, 2007
- The Best Lawyers in America list since 2021