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Mon Jan 21, 2019, 02:42 AM

For Decades, Clients Trusted a Portland Lawyer to Get Compensation for Their Injuries. It Turns Out

Note: There is a political element to this article mentioned near the end. The lawyer represented a teenager who was allegedly sexually assaulted by Terry Bean, a Portland real estate developer, Democratic Party fundraiser and founder of the LGBTQ rights organization the Human Rights Campaign.


For Decades, Clients Trusted a Portland Lawyer to Get Compensation for Their Injuries. It Turns Out She Kept Much of Their Money.



For three decades, Lori Deveny was an accomplished Portland lawyer.

Deveny had deep roots in Oregon: She grew up in Eugene and graduated from Willamette University College of Law alongside her future husband, Bob Deveny.

After a brief stint as a public defender, Deveny switched to personal-injury law. She worked at a Portland firm until the mid-'90s, when she struck out on her own.

As a solo practitioner, Deveny had an office downtown and a thriving practice. She enjoyed the trappings of success—flashy cars, visits to Las Vegas casinos and big-game hunting trips. Her office was decorated with a taxidermied zebra she and her husband brought back from an African safari.

Read more: https://www.wweek.com/news/2019/01/16/for-decades-clients-trusted-a-portland-lawyer-to-get-compensation-for-their-injuries-it-turns-out-she-kept-much-of-their-money/

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Reply For Decades, Clients Trusted a Portland Lawyer to Get Compensation for Their Injuries. It Turns Out (Original post)
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Demovictory9 Jan 2019 #1

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Mon Jan 21, 2019, 03:03 AM

1. she's a thief. Belongs in jail

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