Chad is a Portland personal injury attorney who has recovered millions of dollars both in verdicts and in settlements. He has won several of the largest verdicts by case type over the last few years, including bicycle injuries and dog attacks. He has also resolved many cases short of trial. When picking a lawyer nothing is more important than winning experience. Has the lawyer taken a case like yours to trial and won? If not, you are at the mercy of the insurance company. See our results page for a scroll of our cases.
We work hard to earn the trust of every client. We do that by treating every client like we’d want to be treated if we needed an injury attorney. This requires doing all the hard work necessary to get a case ready, giving our honest assessment of the case, pushing for a fair settlement and, if negotiations fail, taking the case to trial. In the end, our credibility is all that matters. We are proud of the fact that many of our clients have taken the time to review us online. Read our reviews on sites like Google and Yelp.
For the past 16 years, Chad has either been in trial, preparing for trial or negotiating the resolution of cases. He has tried over 100 cases and resolved hundreds more. When your case is important, you need to have a Portland injury lawyer who is comfortable in the courtroom. If negotiations fail, your case shouldn’t be your lawyer’s first trial. You need a Portland personal injury lawyer who has won cases similar to yours.
Chad has earned an AV Preeminent grade from Martindale Hubbell – the highest grade available for ethical standing and legal ability. This is based on peer reviews by other lawyers and judges. He is an Oregon Super Lawyer. Other Portland personal injury lawyers frequently consult Chad on their cases.
When you are looking for a lawyer after your personal injury accident, honesty should be a priority. Chad prides himself on being trusted both in the legal community and in his relationships with his clients. He has achieved the highest ethics grade from Martindale Hubbell, established by a survey of lawyers in the community. You can also review any Oregon lawyer’s disciplinary history by going to www.osbar.org/members. Honesty also means having a fair fee agreement. Does the lawyer take his/her fee from the amounts before or after liens are paid? This can make a huge difference depending on the case. Call Chad, and he can explain why this should matter to you.
All Chad does is personal injury work. He is passionate about his clients and their cases. He frequently works and consults with some of the top personal injury attorneys in the country. Some lawyers handle any case that comes through their door. A caseload like that prevents many from ever becoming an expert in any one case type. When your case is important, you should put it in the hands of someone who specializes in cases just like yours.
At the Law Office of Chad Stavley, we are selective in who we represent. We speak with hundreds of people each year because we think it’s important for everyone to understand their options. We can only agree to represent a small percentage of those people who seek our help to ensure that they get everything we have. Getting the best possible results for our clients is our only goal. We achieve that goal by taking fewer cases, by outworking our opponents, and by having the guts to take cases to trial when necessary. If we agree to take your case, you can rest assured that you will get our complete focused attention.