Hansary Laforest is a trial lawyer with well over a decade of courtroom experience in state and federal court. Hans has litigated civil and commercial litigation matters across a variety of industries, including railroad, trucking and transportation, and banking industries, as well as individual professionals in the fields of healthcare, insurance, and real estate. The scope of legal matters that Hans litigates range from insurance defense claims to complex contractual disputes. Hans has achieved favorable outcomes for his clients in the courtroom. These successes include a defense verdict in a lawsuit alleging damages in excess of $1 million, an arbitration award finding no liability for a client sued as a third-party in a tort case, and an order granting summary judgment in favor of a client suing on a professional negligence dispute.
Hans routinely litigates civil cases not just in Oregon, but throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Washington and Idaho. Having litigated matters in his career in various jurisdictions throughout the country, Hans has a unique courtroom perspective that enables him to effectively litigate disputes across a variety of forums.