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Judith Giers

Adjunct Professor

Phone: (541) 683-6528

Judith Giers is an expert in civil appeals. She practices appellate law at Giers Olson, PC, in Eugene. Professor Giers is a former Chair of the Oregon State Bar's Appellate Section Executive Committee and serves on the Disciplinary Board for the Oregon State Bar. She is also a mediator for the Oregon Court of Appeals Settlement Program and for the federal District Court of Oregon mediation program.

Professor Giers began her legal career clerking for Judge William L. Richardson of the Oregon Court of Appeals. She then worked as a trial and appellate lawyer with Harrang Long PC, eventually becoming a shareholder in the firm. She later managed the appellate practice for the Hershner Hunter LLP firm. She teaches courses in constitutional law, persuasive writing and advocacy, and federal civil motions practice at Oregon Law.

Professor Giers received her bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in Boston.

Selected Appellate Cases

Generaux v. Dobyns, 205 Or. App. 183 (2006)

Mccarthy v. Oregon Freeze Diy, 334 Or. 77 (2002)

Bocci v. Key Pharmaceuticals, 332 Or. 39 (2001)

Hyundai v. City Of Eugene, 332 Or. 293 (2001)

City Of Eugene v. Jiggles, 153 Or. App. 54 (1998)

Jefferson State Rock Products, Inc. v. Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority, 163 Or. App. 1 (1999)

Ross v. City Of Eugene, 151 Or. App. 656 (1997)

Mccarthy v. Oregon Freeze Dry, 158 Or. App. 654 (1999)

In Re Board Of Klamath County Commissioners v. Engelhard, 148 Or. App. 48 (1997)

Stovall v. State Of Oregon, City Of Eugene, Et Al, 324 Or. 92 (1996)

Withers v. State (i), 133 Or. App. 377 (1995)

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