Hodgkinson Street Mepham has enjoyed considerable wins in the six years since its founding. Following notable success, Hodgkinson Street Mepham attorney, Tracy Hooper, was asked to serve as a mentor for a local law school’s first year law students.
to Hodgkinson Street Mepham’s success since joining the medical malpractice defense team are numerous. In March 2015 in King County, Washington, Hooper assisted Jeffrey Street on a case involving an emergency medicine physician’sallegation of failure to diagnose epidural abscess. The defense verdict came back unanimous; Hooper was recognized for her assistance in finding relevant witness information.
Mepham has encouraged community involvement via pro bono efforts since its inception in 2009. Attorneys Abby Miller and Tracy Hooper are both members of the Pro Bono Committee of the Multnomah Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section while Martha Hodgkinson is an active participant and former board member of the Multnomah County Bar Association.
As a graduate of one…
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PORTLAND, Ore. (March 17, 2015) – Although Portland is home to many boutique law firms which focus primarily on medical malpractice, attorney Abby Miller of Hodgkinson Street Mepham affirms their difference lies in their continued camaraderie, shared pool of knowledge, and commitment to giving back to their community.
Established in 2009, Hodgkinson Street Mepham was built on a culture of collaboration—the same philosophy which propels their litigation efforts also supports their commitment to encouraging their attorneys to provide pro bono assistance for charitable organizations.
Although Abby Miller’s practice focuses primarily on the defense of physicians and healthcare professionals in medical malpractice lawsuits, Miller finds time to volunteer her legal expertise to those in need. In her spare time, Miller lends expertise and aid to the Multnomah Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section by assisting in the organization of pro bono events. The Young Lawyers Section welcomes lawyers with less than 6 years of practice experience…
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On December 14, 2012, Oregon Law Institute (OLI) of Lewis & Clark Law School held a seminar focused on teaching Oregon attorneys the basics of how to successfully manage and try a medical malpractice case. The one-day seminar, "Trying a Medical Negligence Case: Tips from the Masters," included a variety of topics including pre-trial issues, discovery, making an appellate record, trial versus alternative dispute resolution, trial strategies, and the evolution of malpractice law civil litigation.
Hodgkinson Street, LLC’s medical malpractice attorney Jeff Street used his experience from trying nearly 100 jury trials to teach attendees successful trial strategies relating to opening statements and closing arguments. Mr. Street specializes in the defense of physicians and healthcare professionals as a malpractice lawyer in Portland. He has won numerous awards for his work in medical malpractice defense, including listings in Oregon SuperLawyers and Portland’s…
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Hodgkinson Street, LLC medical malpractice lawyer David Mepham recently participated in OHSU's Transition to Residency program for fourth-year medical students, on March 4-7, 2013. Transition to Residency is a required course developed by the Portland medical school to prepare its fourth year students for residency. The week-long program involves case discussions of legal and ethical issues that can arise in a physician's practice, including malpractice law seminars, workshops, and small group and panel discussions. The discussions were facilitated by physicians and medical malpractice defense attorneys. Topics involved common medical law issues, such as a patient’s refusal of treatment and family conflicts over withdrawing life-sustaining treatment.
Mr. Mepham, a civil litigation defense attorney specializing in medical malpractice law, has participated in this program for several years. Mr. Mepham was encouraged by the preparedness of OHSU's fourth-year medical students as they enter their internships and residencies and…
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