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Stephen C. Voorhees
Attorney at Law

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

Tel 503-224-0055 ext 213
Fax 503-222-5290

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Steve Voorhees was born in Portland, Oregon, attended University of Oregon Honors College, and thereafter graduated from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College in 1979. He was on the Law Review from 1978-1979. He worked from 1979-1980 for the Honorable Robert Belloni, United States District Court for the District of Oregon.

Since 1980, Mr. Voorhees has worked as a trial lawyer defending civil lawsuits. Practice focus areas include insurance defense, as well as business, construction, commercial litigation, and professional liability defense. Mr. Voorhees practices in Oregon and Washington State and Federal courts. He is an AV rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell.

Mr. Voorhees is a member of the Board of Directors of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. He is active in both the Professional Liability and Trial Practice Committees. He is also a member of the Multnomah County Bar Association, Oregon State Bar Association and Washington State Bar Association.

Published Articles

  • Oregon Takes Another Small Step Toward Adopting the "Economic Loss" Rule in Construction Defect Cases (OADC Magazine, Summer, 2004).
  • Recovery of Damages for Emotional Distress in Professional Negligence Cases in Oregon (OADC Magazine, Winter, 2005).

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense


  • Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College (1979)
  • University of Oregon Honors College (1973)


  • Oregon State Courts
  • Washington State Courts
  • US District Court, Districts of Oregon and Washington
  • US Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit