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Peter J. Viteznik
Attorney at Law

Kilmer Voorhees & Laurick, P.C.
732 NW 19th Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209

Tel 503-224-0055 ext 219
Fax 503-222-5290

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Mr. Viteznik’s practice emphasizes construction, business, real estate and insurance coverage litigation. Mr. Viteznik has also handled a wide variety of real estate and construction related transactions. Mr. Viteznik is recognized as one of the premier construction litigators in the Pacific Northwest, and he has handled cases throughout Oregon and Washington, as well as Idaho and California. Mr. Viteznik is a past President of the Oregon State Bar’s Construction Law Section and is a frequent lecturer on topics related to construction and real estate litigation. Mr. Viteznik has also authored articles on a wide variety of topics related to construction and real estate matters.

Mr. Viteznik has successfully handled a wide variety of large-dollar disputes related to construction, real estate, and insurance in both federal and state court and has also prevailed in several significant cases before the Oregon Court of Appeals.

Mr. Viteznik’s practice is unique in that he has extensive experience in representing a wide variety of litigants involved in construction defect disputes, including developers, owners, general contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, and design professionals. Mr. Viteznik also represents material suppliers, contractors, and owners in prosecuting and defending payment claims and is extensively experienced in construction lien matters. Mr. Viteznik also handles cases involving insurance coverage and commercial disputes.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Real Estate Transactions


  • Oregon State University, B.S., 1987
  • Willamette University, J.D. cum laude, 1994


  • Oregon State Bar, 1994
  • Washington State Bar, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, District of Washington, 1997
  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • President of the Oregon State Bar Construction Law Section
  • Treasurer, Construction Law Section, Oregon State Bar, 2009