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Contact Peter

3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.224.5858

Peter C. Richter


Professional Activities

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Lewis & Clark Law School, adjunct professor in trial advocacy for 26 years
  • Teaches trial advocacy for the Oregon State Bar (since 1988)
  • Oregon State Bar Trial Advocacy College, cofounder (1997 - present) 
  • Oregon Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates, board member and past president 
  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel, served on board of directors 
  • Oregon State Bar Commercial Litigation section, served on board of directors 
  • Served as a judge pro tempore for the Multnomah County Circuit Court 
  • American Bar Association, member 
  • American Bar Association Litigation Section, member of several subcommittees 
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow 
  • Federal Bar Association, past board member 
  • Oregon District Court Historical Society, past board member
  • Oregon Complex Court and Expedited Jury Trials Work Study Groups
  • Frequent speaker for various Bar and business organizations 

Civic Activities

  • Multnomah Athletic Club, past president 
  • Pacific Crest Outward Bound School, past advisory board member 
  • Parry Center for Children, former board member 
  • National Conference of Christians and Jews, former board member 
  • Campaign for Equal Justice, advisory board member

Personal Activities

In his spare time, Peter plays tennis and squash, rides his motorcycle, and enjoys skiing, mountain-biking, golf, reading, studying persuasion, and spending time with his family.