Jason is a Senior Paralegal supporting the firm’s attorneys in the business transactions and real estate department. In this capacity, Jason works as part of a team on complex real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, and development and construction of residential and commercial projects, as well as related business transactions. Jason assists with drafting contracts, including commercial leases and amendments, preparing lease abstracts, compiling and preparing closing documents, and due diligence, including reviewing title reports, legal descriptions, and surveys. He also provides assistance with entity formation and maintenance.

Prior to joining the real estate group, Jason previously supported our attorneys in the complex litigation group. He conducted factual investigations and interviews, collected and managed electronic and documentary evidence, prepared for depositions and trials, developed graphics and trial strategy, and presented evidence at trial. Jason focused on complex litigation matters, including breach of contract, unfair competition, trade secrets, securities fraud, consumer law, and class actions. In his previous paralegal roles, Jason gained experience in venture capital fund formation and litigation matters involving employment law, bankruptcy, product liability, and insurance defense for corporate clients in San Francisco.

University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 1996

Florida State University, B.A., 1991

Stoll Berne
Senior Paralegal, 2004-2006, 2008-present
Contract Attorney, 2006-2007

Cooley 
Litigation Paralegal, 2002-2003
Venture Capital Fund Formation Paralegal, 2000-2001

Oregon State Bar

Coach, Grant High School, Portland High School Co-Ed Recreational Soccer

Co-author, OSB CLE, Damages 2007 Supplement, Chapter 18, “Securities Laws”

Co-author, OSB CLE, Damages 2007 Supplement, Chapter 25, “Contracts for the Sale of Goods”

Jason enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends at the coast, in the mountains, and everywhere in between. Throughout the year, you can find him cycling in and around Portland and boarding or backpacking in the Cascades. A dedicated bike commuter, Jason co-captains the firm’s Bike Commute Challenge team.

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