9700 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite 120  Portland, Oregon 97219
Telephone: 503-880-8444
Fax: 503-477-8239

Flavio A. (Alex) Ortiz

Owner | Member

503-880-8444

alex@rallortiz.com

Flavio A. (Alex) Ortiz has practiced as a civil defense attorney for over 10 years. He is licensed in Oregon and Washington and practices in both state and federal courts. He has handled trial and appellate cases in both states and has argued before the Oregon Supreme Court. He brings a strong analytical approach to his practice, and enjoys the opportunity to advocate for his client's positions by using research and practical reasoning. He was selected as an Oregon Rising Star in 2015, 2016, and 2017 by Super Lawyers.  


Alex has defended manufacturers, sellers, contractors, insurers, as well as other businesses, professionals, and individuals in a number of contexts.  He has handled cases involving extensive property losses, including fires, explosions, earth movement, and construction defects.  He has defended claims for discrimination, civil rights violations, negligent and intentional emotional distress (i.e. psychic injuries), and bad faith.  His practice also includes defending personal injury and wrongful death claims and Uninsured / Underinsured Motorist (UM/UIM) and Personal Injury Protection (PIP) claims.  

Alex is a lifelong resident of Oregon, where his parents' migrant worker families settled in the 1960s. He lives in Portland with his wife and three daughters, with whom he enjoys playing games and listening to music.  He is a member and active supporter of the Oregon Hispanic Bar Association.   
 
Education

Lewis & Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2005 

(Associate Editor - Lewis & Clark Law Review)

Willamette University, B.A. Philosophy, cum laude, 2001

Scappoose High School, Scappoose, Oregon, 1997

Bar Admissions
2005, Oregon 
2010, Washington
2012, United States District Court - District of Oregon

Memberships
Oregon State Bar Association

Washington State Bar Association
Multnomah County Bar Association
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
Oregon Hispanic Bar Association