(503) 222-1143

1620 SW Taylor St., Ste. 350

Portland, Oregon 97205

Joel C. Petersen

Joel C. Petersen


E: jcp@hs-legal.com
P: (503) 222-1143


​Joel's practice focuses on the defense of physicians and healthcare professionals in medical malpractice ligation, as well as general litigation. Prior to law school, Joel served in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq with a reserve unit from Eugene, Oregon. During law school, Joel was assistant editor for the Lewis & Clark Law Review. Joel started his legal career as a Deputy District Attorney before transitioning to civil defense.

Practice Areas:

Medical Malpractice

The Most Comprehensive Knowledge for Successful Medical Malpractice Defense

General Litigation

Defending Clients Against Catastrophic Injury Claims

Resume / Background


  • Lewis and Clark Law School, J.D. (Cum Laude)
  • University of Oregon, B. S.


  • Oregon State Bar
  • Washington State Bar Association

Professional Organizations:

  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Multnomah Bar Association
Joel C. Petersen