James Laurick's practice is primarily litigation related with an emphasis on commercial, bankruptcy, construction, product liability, personal injury, and insurance related matters. He has had numerous bench and jury trials and he has broad experience representing lenders, equipment financers, and lessors of personal property as well as contractors, manufacturers, material suppliers, and insurers. He also has particular expertise in bank and lender agreements, secured lending transactions, workouts, and recoveries. James was in-house counsel for the Oregon Bank and Orbanco, the predecessor to Bank of America Oregon from 1982 - 1984, and he currently represents a number of regional and national banks. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Irving Steinbock for Multnomah County Circuit Court while attending law school in 1980 - 1981. His practice also emphasizes contractor disputes, lien laws, and bond recoveries. James also represents a number of insurers and claimants in personal injury and product liability disputes.