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Jamie E. Valentine

Jamie E. Valentine
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Selected as a Rising Star: 2016-2019

Jamie grew up outside of Springfield, Oregon. He attended the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon before moving on to the University of Oregon School of Law. There, Jamie was an editor on the Oregon Review of International Law, an executive member of the Student Bar Association, and a trained mediator in small claims cases. Before moving to Keating Jones Hughes, Jamie worked at Legacy Health System and clerked for the Honorable Frank Bearden and the Honorable David Rees in the Multnomah County Circuit Court.

Jamie is a member of both the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations, and practices extensively in federal court. His work focuses on the defense of hospitals and healthcare providers in both state professional liability and federal civil rights claims.

Practice Areas
    •    Medical malpractice/liability defense
    •    Defense of healthcare professionals and hospitals
    •    Defense of Public Entities, Section 1983 Civil Rights Claims

    •    University of Oregon Law – J.D., 2007
    •    University Of Oregon – B.A, 2004

Bar/Court Admissions
    •    Oregon State Bar
    •    Washington State Bar
    •    U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
    •    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Organizations
    •    Oregon Association Defense Counsel, New Lawyers: Chair,
         2014 - 2017; Vice Chair, 2012 - 2014; Publications
         Liaison, 2010 - 2012
    •    Multnomah Bar Association
    •    Defense Research Institute
    •    Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

    •    Super Lawyers "Rising Star"

CLE Presentations
    •   OADC Annual Convention, June 2013, Presenter - 
          "Clients Want Effective Liability Disclaimers and

    •   OADC Annual Convention, June 2012, Presenter -
          "Use of Pleadings at Trial"

    •   "Rating the Efficacy of Parental Release Forms," 
Feature Article, The Verdict, OADC Magazine,
           Winter 2012
    •   "Reliance is a Necessary Element of a Claim Under
          ORS 59.137, "Recent Case Notes
, Recent Case
          Notes, The Verdict, OADC Magazine, Spring 2011
    •   "Attorney Fee Award Doomed by Party's Failure to
           Comply with Pleading Requirements in ORCP 68 C(2)(a),"

           Recent Case Notes, The Verdict, OADC Magazine,
           Spring 2011
    •   " 'Saving StatuteORS 12.220, Runs from Date of Trial
           Court Judgment, Not Appellate Judgment," 
           Case Notes, The Verdict, OADC Magazine, Fall 2010
           Recent Case Notes, The Verdict, OADC Magazine,
           Spring 2011
    •   "Landlord Not Subject to Vicarious Liability for Subtenant's
           Medical Malpractice," 
Recent Case Notes, OADC Newsletter,
           Spring 2010
    •   "ORCP 58 Gives Plaintiff the Right to Rebuttal Closing
," Recent Case Notes, OADC Newsletter,
           Spring 2010