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Kenneth J. Abere Jr. - Portland, OR

900 SW Fifth Avenue24th Floor Portland, OR 97204

Updated: 06/12/2023


Ken’s litigation practice focuses on personal injury, premises liability, products liability, sexual assault, real estate, and business litigation. With more than 25 years of practice, Ken has represented his clients at more than 39 jury trials and over 200 arbitration hearings. Since July 2014, Ken has tried 12 jury trials to verdict...

About Kenneth J. Abere Jr.


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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1999
  • Oregon, 1994
  • Washington, 2004

Other Affiliations

  • Oregon Association (Member)
  • Multnomah County Bar Association (Defense Counsel )
  • Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow)
  • Trial Lawyer Honorary Society (Fellow)
  • Multnomah County Bar Association (Member)


  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon, 1994
  • Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1986
    Major: Economics

Past Positions

  • Chubb Insurance, Personal Insurance Underwriter
  • Safeco Insurance, Commercial Insurance Underwriter

Pro Bono Activities

  • volunteers at the St. Andrew Legal Clinic each year to provide pro bono representation to low income clients.
  • Ken spends his time outside of the office coaching his son's fourth grade soccer and basketball teams.
  • Ken was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame, 2006 - Present
  • held the Trinity College Men's Basketball All-time scoring record from, 1986 - 2006
  • Ken was also named a 3rd Team NCAA Division lll All-American , 1985 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Effective Drafting of Real Estate Addendums, Prudential Northwest Properties, 2010 - Present
  • Defending Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Cases, State Farm Insurance claim professionals, February 9, 2017 - Present
  • Social Media in Claims Handling and Litigation, State Farm Insurance claim professionals, June 19, 2014 - Present
  • Real Estate Case Studies, Fidelity National Title Company and the Hasson Company, 2013 - Present
  • Real Estate Case Studies, Coldwell Banker Lake Oswego office, 2012 - Present
  • Risk Management for Realtors, Keller Williams Realty Portland Premier, 2012 - Present
  • Seller Repair Obligations, The Meadows Group, 2011 - Present
  • Real Estate Case Studies, ReMax Realty, 2010 - Present
  • Seller’s Obligation to Disclose, Chicago Title, 2008 - Present
  • Seller’s Obligations to Complete Repairs and Disclosure Requirements, Chicago Title Seminar for Real Estate Agents, 2008 - Present
  • Arbitration of Real Estate Claims, Realty Trust Group, 2007 - Present



  • New England Basketball Hall of Fame

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Office Information


900 SW Fifth Avenue24th Floor Portland, OR 97204


  • (503) 323-9019

Accepts Credit Cards


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