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About Joanne Reisman

Joanne Reisman, Attorney at Law, with expertise in Personal Injury Law, Automobile Accidents, Bankruptcy, Probate, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning, and ProbateJoanne Reisman has been practicing law in Oregon for over 33 years.  She received her law degree from Lewis and Clark Law School in 1983.   She did her undergraduate studies at UCLA where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics cum laude in 1980.   A member of the Oregon State Bar since 1983, she is also a member of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Multnomah County Bar Association, the Washington County Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the Federal District Court and Federal Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon.

Joanne Reisman fights hard for her clients while at the same time giving no-nonsense practical advice and will often counsel clients to avoid protracted, expensive, and risky litigation.  Ms. Reisman uses a unique multidisciplinary approach to solving legal problems.  With experience and expertise in the areas of Divorce, Family Law, Custody, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7), Probate, Wills, Trusts, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Elder Law, Real Estate, Automobile Accidents, Personal Injury, Business Matters, Contract Issues and Litigation she uses a global approach to analyze and solve the legal problems of her clients which often involve multiple legal issues.

Why cover so many legal areas?  Life is complicated!  There is rarely a one size fits all solution to someone's legal problems. The legal problems that people have today are complicated, just like life, and require knowledge and expertise in several areas of law to find the best overall solution for the client. Think Portland Legal Services when you need answers to life's difficult questions!

Joanne Reisman's practice serves clients in Portland and the Tri-County metropolitan area, including Multnomah County, Washington County and Clackamas County and residents in the cities of Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Clackamas, Oregon City, Gladstone, Milwaukie, Gresham, Estacada and Hillsboro.   She has also appeared in cases in Columbia County, Yamhill County, Marion County, Hood River County, and Umatilla County.  When appropriate she can assist with cases involving neighboring states or multi-jurisdictional issues and can counsel clients that may be located outside the Portland area.  She is available for consultations on cases relating to legal matters anywhere in the State of Oregon or cases involving Oregon residents with issues in other State or Federal Jurisdictions. Telephonic appointments may be scheduled for clients not living within a convenient travel distance to her Portland office.

Self taught in Spanish, Joanne Reisman rates her speaking fluency at 9 on a scale of 1 - 10. She has been active in helping the Latino community for many years and published legal articles in the newspaper "Noticias Latina". 

Through her 35 years of experience she has participated in many court proceedings, trials, hearings, arbitrations, and appeals.   This experience helps her to evaluate and realistically advise you on your case.

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732 SW Third Ave, Ste 304, Portland, OR 97204-2409

(Available by Appointment Only)

Phone hours:

Tuesday - Friday: 11 AM -  7 PM

Saturday, Sunday and Monday: Closed

Case Evaluation Form Submission Hours:

You are welcome to submit the Free Case Evaluation Form any time, any day!

Office hours:  By appointment only