Attorney - Harris, Wyatt & Amala, LLC
Partner James Rich concentrates his practice in the area of complex litigation with a focus on insurance defense and personal injury claims. Mr. Rich began his legal career at Harris, Wyatt & Amala, LLC, starting as an associate in 1997. Today, he is experienced as both a trial and appellate advocate. In recognition of his outstanding legal service, he has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys, indicating that his peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
After graduating with distinction from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1993, Mr. Rich earned his Juris Doctor from Willamette University College of Law in 1997. While at Willamette, Mr. Rich earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution and was an Associate Editor of the Willamette Law Review. He was admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 1997, and to the United States District Court, District of Oregon in 2002. He is a member of the Marion County Bar Association, the Multnomah County Bar Association, and the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel.
- Willamette University College of Law, Juris Doctor with a Certificate of Dispute Resolution from Willamette University Center for Dispute Resolution, 1997; Associate Editor, Willamette Law Review, 1995-1997
- University of Nevada, Reno, Bachelor of Arts with Distinction, Political Science, 1993