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Richard G. Spier
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Richard G. Spier, Mediator

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2536 NE 28th Avenue
Portland, OR 97212
Fax: 503-284-2519


Description of Practice

DURING THIS PERIOD OF COVAD-19 PRECAUTIONS, I AM CONDUCTING ALL MY MEDIATIONS BY VIDEOCONFERENCE By lawyer referral only--One of the most experienced lawyer-mediators in the Northwest (no longer in the private practice of law)--Mediation services in Oregon and Washington--Visit our website at us at Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and National Association of Distinguished Neutrals.

Professional Background

Member, Oregon and Washington State Bars; Former Chair, Oregon State Bar Section on Alternative Dispute Resolution; Former Chair, Oregon State Bar Federal Practice and Procedure Committee; Former member, Oregon State Bar Board of Bar Examiners; Member, Oregon State Bar Board of Governors (2012-2015); President(2015), Immediate Past President (2016), Oregon State Bar


Highly experienced mediator of civil matters, including business and commercial, insurance, injury, real estate, construction, trusts and estates, and employment cases


B.A., Stanford University (Phi Beta Kappa) J.D., Cornell University (Order of the Coif)


Active involvement of lawyers for each party; See my article, "A Mediator's Fantasy -- The Perfect Mediation," in the Oregon State Bar Bulletin (November 2009), at


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Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • EEOC
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Native American
  • Nursing Home
  • Partnership
  • Personal Injury
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Transportation
  • Trust Management
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.