Peter Willcox-Jones Joins Ball Janik LLP’s Portland, Oregon Office as a Partner


Ball Janik LLP welcomes attorney Peter Willcox-Jones to its Portland, Oregon office. Willcox-Jones is a Partner in the firm’s construction and litigation practices. He is an experienced trial lawyer who helps businesses, particularly those businesses involved with development, design and construction, with a wide range of issues. Willcox-Jones has diverse litigation experience representing clients in complex civil litigation related to bid and contract disputes, Construction Contractor Board disputes, commercial disputes, trespass/nuisance, catastrophic injuries, product liability, OSHA defense, and general tort/casualty litigation.

Willcox-Jones helps local businesses, including developers, contractors, architects, and engineers prevent and solve problems. He works with his clients to design agreements specific to that client’s needs and, if necessary, helps the client to enforce those agreements. He also represents clients in the areas of risk analysis, management and risk shifting, insurance review and analysis, Construction Contractor Board disputes, lien foreclosures, trespass/nuisance, lease disputes, bid and performance disputes, OSHA compliance, and employee related issues.

Willcox-Jones is a frequent speaker and author on a variety of subjects covering construction contracts, trespass and nuisance, trial practice and procedure, OSHA compliance and document retention issues.

Willcox-Jones is a member of the Oregon State Bar, the Multnomah Bar Association, and the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel. He is an affiliate member of the Asphalt Pavement Association of Oregon and the Homebuilders Association of Portland.

He volunteers and recruits volunteers for the Southeast Legal Clinic. The clinic serves low-income clients with a wide range of legal issues. In 2007, Peter was awarded the Michael E. Haglund Pro Bono Award. The Haglund Pro Bono Award is given annually to a young lawyer who displayed special commitment to pro bono services.

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a Pacific Northwest law firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with an office in Orlando, Florida. For over thirty years, Ball Janik LLP has been providing outstanding legal services in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor rights, commercial litigation, construction and design, construction litigation, employment, real estate and land use, insurance recovery for policyholders, and securities litigation.

Ball Janik LLP represents large and small businesses; state, municipal and local governments; associations; schools and universities; and individuals. Ball Janik LLP provides clients an aggressive, skilled, team approach to solve problems and achieve results. Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America©, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.