Southern Oregon
Trial Attorneys
Richard B. Thierolf

Richard B. Thierolf

Education

  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D. - 1976
  • Columbia University
    • B.A. - 1970

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1980
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Practice Areas

  • Federal Civil and Criminal Trials and Appeals
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Collections
  • Immigration
  • Indian Law

Professional Associations

  • City of Medford,Planning Commission, 1990 to 1992
  • Jackson County Planning Commission, 2001
  • Oregon State Bar House of Delegates, Member, 1999.
  • Oregon State Bar Low Income Legal Services Committee, 1990-1993
  • Oregon State Bar Federal Practice and Procedure Committee (secretary 1995 -1997), 1994-1997
  • Oregon State Bar Judicial Administration Committee, 1998-2001
  • Southern Oregon Estate Planning Council, President 2004-2005
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Current Employment Position

  • Shareholder

Past Positions

  • Organization of the Forgotten American, Inc., Klamath Falls, Oregon, Staff Attorney, 1976; Executive Director 1977-1979
  • City of Ashland, Oregon, Interim City Attorney, 1991 to 1991

Representative Cases

  • Decker v. Wiman, 288 Or. 687, 607 P.2d 1370, 1980
  • Shermoen v. United States, 982 F 2d 1312 (9thCir.1992) cert denied 509 US 903, 1993

Published Works

  • Civil Litigation Manual, (Contributing Author), Oregon State Bar CLE, 1999
  • Civil Litigation Manual (Revision), (Contributing Author), Oregon State Bar CLE, 2004