Jennifer K. Oetter

Partner

  • location icon Portland, OR
    888 SW Fifth Avenue
    Suite 900
    Portland, OR 97204

Jennifer Oetter is a partner in the Portland office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Healthcare and Medical Malpractice Practices. Her practice is focused on civil litigation and the representation of hospitals and health care professionals.

As part of her health care liability practice, Ms. Oetter has experience representing providers from a variety of medical specialties, including: cardiology, neurosurgery, emergency medicine, primary care medicine, cardio-thoracic surgery, general surgery, neurology, oncology, orthopedic surgery, infectious disease, hospital nursing, clinic nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, pathology, radiology and others. Over the years and primarily as a result of the types of lawsuits that are filed, Ms. Oetter has gained extensive experience with the unique and evolving issues related to birth injury and sepsis litigation.

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Community Activities

  • Legal Aid Society of Oregon Domestic Violence Project
    • Volunteer Lawyer
  • Washington Timbers Football Club
    • Vice President, 2014 - present
    • Secretary, 2011 - 2014
    • Board of Directors, 2011 - present
  • Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger
    • Board Member, 2000 - 2003
    • Chair, 2002 - 2003

Admissions

Nevada

Oregon

Washington

Associations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Multnomah Bar Association
    • CourtCare Committee, 2007-2009
    • Young Lawyers Section, President, 2003-2004; Member, 1995-2005; Chair, Community Law Week Committee, 1998
  • Oregon State Bar
    • Arbitrator, Fee Arbitration Program
    • Bar Counsel Panel
    • Member, Uniform Civil Jury Instruction Committee, 2004-2006
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • Washington State Bar Association

Education

Willamette University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 1995

University of Oregon

Bachelor of Science, 1992

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