PORTLAND, OR, February 12, 2006 – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Mr. Vangelisti is currently President of the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and has focused his practice on representing injured individuals and their families since he departed Stoel Rives LLP in 2003. Mr. Kocher is a graduate of Harvard Law School, and practiced at Stoel Rives from 2001 to 2006.
Mr. Vangelisti and Mr. Kocher bring to their work the core values of Vangelisti Kocher LLP: prevent injury, obtain justice for injured persons, and strengthen the justice system for future generations.
Mr. Vangelisti has represented clients in state and federal courts across the country. His trial experience includes personal injury law. While the results obtained depend upon the facts of each case, he has assisted clients in recovering millions of dollars, including over one-million dollars in a personal injury case.
Mr. Vangelisti has been awarded an AV Peer Review Rating by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell. The AV Peer Review Rating, which identifies a lawyer with very high to preeminent legal ability, is a reflection of his expertise, experience, integrity and overall professional excellence.
After graduating with high honors from law school in 1995, Mr. Vangelisti served as a law clerk to a federal chief trial judge for two years. Thereafter he worked for an international law firm and a national law firm for over five years, representing large entities. He now puts this unique knowledge and experience to work for individuals, families and local businesses.
A native Oregonian, Mr. Kocher is deeply involved and invested in his community. He currently serves on the board of directors of a major arts organization, and has provided over $50,000 of legal services to low-income and indigent Oregonians.
Vangelisti Kocher LLP is available to represent clients in the following areas: elder abuse and neglect, hormone replacement therapy litigation, wrongful death, premises liability, sex abuse, defective products, accidents, asbestos and mesothelioma, child injuries, brain injuries, burn injuries, transportation injuries, and insurance claims.
If someone in Oregon or Washington has been injured, it is important to have an Oregon or Washington attorney evaluate any personal injury claim that may exist. The law provides strict deadlines for bringing personal injury claims. It is critical to contact an Oregon or Washington injury attorney or accident attorney if someone thinks that they may have a claim. A personal injury attorney at Vangelisti Kocher LLP can provide a free consultation to discuss injuries and legal rights.
For information contact:
Scott F. Kocher