In matters of truth and justice, there is no difference between large and small problems, for issues concerning the treatment of people are all the same.
Ivan M. Karmel
Ivan M. Karmel has more than three decades of experience in state and federal courts. While he recognizes that some cases can be resolved through settlements, Mr. Karmel is also an energetic litigator, having tried several hundred cases involving dissolution of marriage, modification of child support and parenting time, defamation, wrongful death, personal injury, construction defect, product liability, medical malpractice, and toxic torts for clients such as Capitol Properties LLC, the Western Conference of Teamsters, DMI Investments Corporation and the Portland Music Company. As a testament to his experience, he secured the largest verdict in state history for a non-public person in a defamation case. lvan has been named seven times as a “Super Lawyer” in the state of Oregon. lvan has a special interest in custody litigation, and the representation of sexual minorities. With over 100 jury trials to his name, lvan has the practical experience and cumulative insight necessary to ensure that his clients are competitively and competently represented. Learn more.
Our Areas of Practice
Depth of experience, broad expertise.