Attorney Gary G. Norris is the founder and owner of the Law Office of Gary G. Norris in McMinnville, Oregon. A top-rated, nationally ranked trial attorney with more than 38 years of legal experience, Mr. Norris provides exceptional advocacy and support to clients throughout McMinnville, Newberg, Beaverton, Portland and the surrounding areas who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to the negligent, careless or unlawful actions of others.
Handling all types of serious personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Norris has achieved considerable success securing favorable outcomes for those adversely affected by motor vehicle accidents, dangerous and defective products, unsafe property conditions, dog bites and other preventable tragedies. He also has extensive experience handling building contractor issues and construction defects, as well as general business litigation.
Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Norris has also handled numerous arbitrations, mediations and appeals on behalf of his clients, and whether inside or outside the courtroom, he is fully committed to doing whatever he can to improve his clients\' chances of obtaining the maximum amount of compensation for the damages they have incurred, as well as their pain and suffering.
From his efforts, Mr. Norris has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for his plaintiff clients, and he has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, including a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished* rating. In addition, he has received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many during their most dire times of need.
A 1978 graduate of the University of Oregon with a degree in journalism, Mr. Norris returned to his alma mater and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1982. He holds his license to practice in Washington state as well as Oregon, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.
Active in his legal community, Mr. Norris is a member of the Oregon and Washington State Bar Associations, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Yamhill County Bar Association and the American Bar Association, among his other professional affiliations. Committed to his local community as well, he is also active with the McMinnville Sunrise Rotary and the McMinnville Downtown Association as well as the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, and he helped establish the McMinnville Education Foundation.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.