Bernard S. Moore

Frohnmayer, Deatherage et al

Salem, Oregon 97301


Business, Commercial, Contract, Discrimination, Employment, Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Property Rights, Sexual Harassment, Workplace

Bernie has tried in excess of 100 jury trials to verdict in Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Deschutes, Douglas, Coos, Curry, Linn, and Multnomah Counties and the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. From 1984 –85 he served as a deputy District Attorney for Jackson County. He entered private practice in 1985 focusing exclusively on litigation. He is admitted to practice in the State Courts of Oregon; the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. He frequently speaks on the topics of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist benefits, and trial tactics for organizations such as the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, Professional Liability Fund, Oregon State Bar and the Oregon Law Institute.

Bernie has a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating. The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer's high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary. AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment. It is a testament to the fact that a Bernie's peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.

Published Opinions

Professional Memberships

  • Oregon Bar Association
  • Jackson County Bar Association
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • William V. Deatherage Inn of Court: Master ranking.

Community Involvement

  • Rogue Flyfishers (member) Board Member 1993-1996 (President 1996)
  • Ron and Karol Bennet Memorial Scholarship Committee – Chair


Bernie lives in Medford with his wife Betsy, who teaches at St. Mary's School.


  • 1980 – BA Alma College – Alma, MI
  • 1984 – JD Northwestern School of Law – Portland, OR
2592 East Barnett Road
Medford, OR 97504

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