Joshua L. Ross


601 SW Second Avenue Suite #1900
Portland, OR 97204

Josh fuels his passion for finding the winning argument with intellect, empathy, and conviction. At his core, Josh believes in his clients’ cause, and does not shy away from conflict or complicated legal matters.

Josh represents clients in a wide variety of civil matters, including trust and estate litigation, shareholder disputes, consumer and securities fraud actions, class actions, breach of professional and fiduciary duty, and property and contract disputes. In his trust and estate litigation practice, Josh handles claims of misconduct by trustees or personal representatives, mismanagement of assets by fiduciaries, matters concerning capacity to amend estate plans, and undue influence by interested parties.

Community service is a fundamental component of Josh’s work and life. He serves as an arbitrator for Multnomah County Circuit Court and with Arbitration Service of Portland. From 2013 to 2016, Josh served on the Oregon State Bar Board of Governors and is currently serving a four-year term on the State Professional Responsibility Board. Josh has volunteered with Legal Aid’s Domestic Violence Project since 2007.

Josh was born and raised in Texas. Before law school, Josh lived abroad for many years, served in the military, attended culinary school, and worked as the assistant chef of a kosher Moroccan restaurant, where he met his wife.  He loves downhill skiing with his two kids and taking walks up Mt. Tabor.

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