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Kenneth J. Abere - Portland, OR

Portland Arbitration & Mediation Lawyer
500 Pioneer Tower888 SW Fifth AvenuePortland, OR 97204
Accepts Credit Cards
Kenneth J. AbereLawyer Overview

Ken Abere, a partner, joined Cosgrave in 1994.  His practice focuses on real estate, business litigation, personal injury, premises liability and railroad.  Ken is the vice-chair of the firm's General Liability practice group.  He has handled 21 jury trials and more than 100 arbitration hearings.

Prior to joining Cosgrave, Ken worked as a personal insurance underwriter for Chubb Insurance and a commercial insurance underwriter for Safeco Insurance.

Practice Areas
Arbitration & MediationEnvironmental Law & Toxic TortsPersonal Injury & Property Damage LiabilityProduct LiabilityReal Estate Law
Current Employment Position(s)
Bar Admissions
U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1999Oregon, 1994Washington, 2004
Other Affiliations
Oregon Association (Member) Multnomah County Bar Association (Defense Counsel ) Litigation Counsel of America (Fellow) Trial Lawyer Honorary Society (Fellow) Oregon Association of Defense Counsel (Member) 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 UnderwriterSafeco 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
500 Pioneer Tower888 SW Fifth AvenuePortland, OR 97204
(503) 219-3801
(503) 323-9019
Accepts Credit Cards
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(503) 323-9019
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