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James Babcock
jbabcock@bhcslaw.com | (503) 594-1347

James is a Partner in the Portland office, and has been in practice for over a decade, focusing on matters relating to the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and its extensions. He has in-depth trial and appellate experience, including appearing in numerous hearings before administrative law judges and participating in appeals to the Benefits Review Board and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

In addition to advocating for his clients, Jamie has been a featured speaker at several conferences sponsored by the Federal Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs and continues to hone his trial skills by coaching a high school’s mock trial team to success in state-wide competitions.

Practice Focus: Admiralty and maritime law; Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Defense;

Education: He received his Bachelor of Arts from Whitman College, cum laude; and his Juris Doctor from Lewis and Clark Law School, summa cum laude and was valedictorian.

Professional Associations: Oregon State Bar Association; President of the Longshore Claims Association

Admitted to Practice: Oregon State Courts and Administrative Agencies; United States District Court (Oregon);