Joseph A. Rohner IV


Joseph A. Rohner IV


Joseph is a litigator with a broad litigation-based practice that centers on disputes both large and small, simple and complex alike. Joseph represents litigation clients in disputes in numerous fields of law, such as business and contract disputes, securities law, creditors’ rights, premises liability, insurance coverage, product defects, construction defect, and real estate disputes. He engages in all aspects of trial court level litigation, including drafting and arguing dispositive motions in state and federal court. No matter what stage of the litigation process, Joseph always keeps an eye toward the best outcome for his clients.

Before joining Jordan Ramis, Joseph gained substantial litigation experience working at a large litigation-focused firm in Portland and later a regional boutique firm that specialized in representation of financial institutions and loan servicers in federal and state court. He is well versed in pretrial discovery and depositions, having taken and defended dozens of civil depositions. In addition, Joseph has obtained victory in dispositive motions for his clients in numerous cases, including those involving product liability, state securities law, the Stored Wire Communications Act, negligence, and premises liability. Joseph uses his experience to deliver excellent results for his clients through negotiations, alternative dispute resolution, arbitrations, and trials.

After law school, Joseph clerked for the Honorable Anna J. Brown in the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Justice Rives Kistler of the Oregon Supreme Court and the Honorable Jack Bullins of Lane County Circuit Court in Eugene. Joseph was also an editor of the Oregon Law Review.

When not practicing law, Joseph enjoys spending time with his wife and children, often while preparing family dinner on his smoker or grill.


  • J.D., University of Oregon School of Law, 2006
  • B.A., Boise State University (Philosophy)
  • B.B.A., Boise State University (Business Management), 2002


  • State of Washington
  • State of Oregon
  • U.S. District of Oregon
  • U.S. Western District of Washington

Membership and Activities

  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Clark County Bar Association
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