EducationJ.D., Pepperdine University School of Law B.A.(Political Science) and B.S. (Accounting), University of Nevada
Legal and Professional AssociationsExecutive Committee, Budget Chair, Board of Governors, American Association for Justice Past President, Board of Governors, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association Board of Regents, Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys American Board of Trial Advocacy
Tom D’Amore is a trial lawyer dedicated to preserving the civil justice system. Tom has earned a reputation among insurance companies, corporations, and opposing counsel as a skilled, experienced, aggressive, and ethical personal injury attorney. Tom is the only board-certified trucking law attorney in Oregon by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA). Tom is also a board-certified civil attorney by the NBTA.
An attorney for more than 25 years — and a former CPA with a Big 8 accounting firm —Tom is licensed to practice law in Oregon, Washington and California. He founded D’Amore Law Group in 1992 with the mission of securing justice for injured people, victims of sexual abuse, and wrongful death victims and their families.
Tom’s practice is devoted nationally and locally to representing individuals and families in catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, spinal cord injury – paraplegia and quadriplegia, brain injury, class actions, insurance company bad faith, complex business litigation, and banking fraud.
Tom teaches fellow trial lawyers about trial practice, arbitration, accident reconstruction, insurance and insurance bad faith law, the business of law, and so-called “tort reform”.
Tom lives outside Portland, Oregon. He has been married to his wife, Lisa, for 30 years and has three adult children. Tom has spent many years coaching youth sports at the competitive and recreational level, including football, basketball and baseball. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling with Lisa, trying new restaurants, attending sporting events, and playing softball and basketball.