Professional Liability Defense


We understand those providing professional services strive to meet the highest standards of excellence and ethics. Hart Wagner does the same for our these clients.

Our professional liability defense group represents professionals in a variety of industries, including:

  • Attorneys
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Surveyors and other design professionals
  • Contractors, subcontractors and owners on construction defect claims
  • Real estate agents & brokers on claims arising from the purchase, sale, lease or management of property
  • Accountants
  • Securities brokers
  • Tax professionals
  • Public bodies in disputes related to construction, land use, inspection and other personal injury and property damage

We work in state and federal courts in Oregon and Washington; arbitration; Arbitration Services of Portland; Board of Realtors Arbitration and Mediation; State of Oregon boards for architects, engineers, accountants, and attorneys; and the Oregon Real Estate Agency.

With multiple cases tried annually, depositions and mediations are a weekly, and often daily, event.  Besides our trial and arbitration experience, we consult with experts in a variety of related specialties to reach the most expeditious and advantageous results for our clients.