Larkins Vacura Kayser Again Recognized as an Oregon Best Law FirmNovember 1, 2018
Larkins Vacura Kayser is pleased to announce that it was again recognized in the 2019 Edition of Best Law Firms in Oregon. The firm was named as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm in Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Banking & Finance, a Tier 2 Best Law Firm in Litigation – Antitrust, and a Tier 3 Best Law Firm in Litigation – Environmental and Litigation – Real Estate. The rankings are based on peer selection.
Cody Hoesly and Julie Vacura Teach CLEs on Dispositive Motions PracticeOctober 15, 2018
Larkins Vacura Kayser attorneys Cody Hoesly and Julie Vacura taught CLEs on dispositive motions practice in September and October 2018. Cody gave a presentation on Winning Dispositive Motions for the Multnomah Bar Association on September 27, 2018. The presentation focused on how to win on motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment, whether by succeeding on one’s own motion or by defeating an opponent’s motion. Julie gave a presentation on Summary Judgment Motions Under FRCP 56 and ORCP 47 for the Oregon State Bar on October 11, 2018. The presentation focused on how to make effective written and oral arguments, with consideration of the differences between federal and state rules.
Larkins Vacura Kayser Prevails in FCRA DisputeSeptember 1, 2018
Larkins Vacura Kayser attorney Cody Hoesly prevailed before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Boydstun v. U.S. Bank, N.A. 726 Fed Appx 601 (2018). Affirming the district court judgment in favor of our client, U.S. Bank, the Ninth Circuit held that the Fair Credit Reporting Act applies only to consumer loans. The plaintiff owned a company that applied for a loan to buy a forklift; the loan was denied following the lender’s review of the plaintiff’s personal credit report. The Ninth Circuit explained that the lender’s decision to consult the plaintiff’s personal credit report based on his status as the owner of the company did not transform the company’s non-consumer application for a forklift loan into …Larkins Vacura Kayser Attorneys Again Recognized as Oregon Best LawyersAugust 17, 2018
Larkins Vacura Kayser is pleased to announce that Bill Larkins, Julie Vacura, Chris Kayser, John Dunbar, and Cody Hoesly were recognized as Best Lawyers in Oregon in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers. The rankings are based on peer selection.
• Bill Larkins has been ranked a Best Lawyer since 2014 and is recognized in the fields of Commercial Litigation and Banking & Finance Litigation. In 2018, Bill was named the Best Lawyer for Banking & Finance Litigation in Oregon
• Julie Vacura has been ranked a Best Lawyer since 2011 and is recognized in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation
• Chris Kayser has been ranked a Best Lawyer since 2015 and is recognized in …