Rob Kline’s Credentials

Rob holds an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the leading lawyer evaluation service in the nation. An AV certification mark identifies a lawyer who achieves the highest level of professional excellence, including ethics and legal ability, as reflected by the confidential opinions of fellow members of the bar.

Rob has been rated 10.0/10.0 by Avvo as a “Superb Lawyer.”

Honors & Activities

  • Appointed Member, Referral Fees Committee, Oregon State Bar (2018-present)
  • Member, Board of Governors, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2011-present)
  • Elected Delegate, House of Delegates, Oregon State Bar (2009-present)
  • President’s Circle, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2006-present)
  • Master Bencher, Gus J. Solomon Inns of Court (2005-present)
  • Recipient, Volunteer of the Year Award, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2015)
  • Mentor, New Lawyer Mentoring Program, Oregon State Bar (2012)
  • Co-Chair, Membership Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2011-2014)
  • Program Co-Planner, Litigating Auto Accident Cases, Oregon Law Institute,
    Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College (2011-2013)
  • Co-Chair, Motor Vehicles Section, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2009-2012)
  • Graduate, Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College (2009)
  • MBA Judicial Screening Committee, Multnomah Bar Association Award of Merit (2009)
  • Participant, William A. Barton Litigation Boot Camp III (2008-2009)
  • Member, Judicial Screening Committee, Multnomah Bar Association (2008-2011)
  • Member, Court Liaison Committee, Multnomah Bar Association (2006-2008)
  • Co-Chair, Education Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2006-2009)
  • Member, Education Committee, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2004-2005)
  • Participant, National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Northwest Regional Program (2004)
  • Member, Young Lawyers Division, Federal Bar Association (2001-2003)


  • Kline, R.C., “Children Need Lawyers: Part Two, How Children Harmed by DHS Lose their Rights & Proposed Reforms to Preserve Them,” Juvenile Law Reader (Spring 2018)
  • Kline, R.C., “Children Need Lawyers: Part One, Tort Claims and the Juvenile Dependency Lawyer,” Juvenile Law Reader (Winter 2017)
  • Kline, R.C., “Oregon Pedestrian Law Guide,” Chapter 4C, Automobile Litigation Deskbook, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (2015)
  • Kline, R.C., “Minor Injury Claims & Attorney Fees,” Trial Lawyer, Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (Fall 2007)
  • Kline, R.C., “Responsive Pleadings: Answers, Affirmative Defenses and Replies,” Oregon Civil Pleading and Practice, OSB Legal Publications, 2006 and 2001 Supplements (2006, 2001)
  • Kline, R.C., Co-author with Stephen F. English, “Jury Bias In The Wake Of Enron & Other Corporate Scandals,” Litigation Journal, Oregon State Bar Litigation Section (August 2003)



  • University of Oregon School of Law, J.D.
  • Articles Editor, Oregon Law Review
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., Political Science

Bar Admission

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Rob is Qualified to Represent You

Rob Kline

Rob Kline is a highly experienced Portland personal injury attorney. Call today to get a free, confidential case evaluation.

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