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Chester D. Hill - Portland, OR

900 SW Fifth Avenue24th Floor Portland, OR 97204

Updated: 04/24/2024

Portland Business & Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Chester is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on all areas of commercial, financial, and real estate litigation. He represents commercial landlords in disputes against tenants, including forcible entry and wrongful detainer actions and lawsuits seeking damages for breach of lease and breach of personal guarantees. He also advises insurance companies on coverage matters, and litigates those matters as well...

Chester is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice on all areas of commercial, financial, and real estate litigation. He represents commercial landlords in disputes against tenants, including forcible entry and wrongful detainer actions and lawsuits seeking damages for breach of lease and breach of personal guarantees. He also advises insurance companies on coverage matters, and litigates those matters as well. Additionally, he represents professionals, including accountants and lawyers, in malpractice and related actions. He also defends businesses, including financial institutions and the accounts receivables industry, in federal and state consumer protection proceedings brought by regulators and private parties.

About Chester D. Hill

Practice Areas

  • Business & Commercial Litigation 50%
  • Coverage Opinions & Litigation 20%
  • Financial Services Litigation & Compliance 20%
  • Appellate & Litigation Support 5%
  • Business Representation & Transactions 5%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon

Other Affiliations

  • Multnomah Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)

Education

  • Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon, 2016
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: Member, Cornelius Honor Society
    Law Review: Environmental Law, Associate Editor
  • The George Washington University, 2011
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Economics

Past Positions

  • Oregon Department of Justice, Financial Fraud and Consumer Protection Section, Law Clerk

Pro Bono Activities

  • Community for Positive Aging – Hollywood Senior Center, Board member

Classes and Seminars

  • “The Management Accountant’s Ethical Approach to Litigation: The Statement of Ethical Professional Practice and its Application to Litigation” – March 17th, 2021
  • “Additional Insured Issues in Washington and Oregon” – November 14th, 2019

Achievements

Honors

  • “Oregon Rising Star,” Super Lawyers magazine, 2019 - 2023

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Office Information

Address

900 SW Fifth Avenue24th Floor Portland, OR 97204

Fax

  • (503) 323-9019

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • “Document Preservation and Destruction: Do’s and Don’ts”, Accounting Connect, Oregon Society of CPAs, Winter 2023
  • “Introducing Block Quotes”, The Verdict 2022, OADC, October 2022
  • “More About Engagement Letters”, The Oregon Certified Public Accountant, Oregon Society of CPAs, Winter 2022
  • “More About Responding to Subpoenas: A Guide to Documentation”, The Oregon Certified Public Accountant, Oregon Society of CPAs, Fall 2021
  • “Farmers, Ranch, and Agriculture”, Insurance Law Bar Book, Oregon State Bar, 2019

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