About Us

 

Trial Attorneys

The Rayburn Law Office is a Beaverton, Oregon based firm representing individuals & families in Oregon and Southwest Washington. The firm represents individuals who have experienced personal injuries, medical malpractice, wrongful death, nursing home negligence and other serious or catastrophic injuries. We also have a strong focus on employment matters.

Settling a case should be an option but not your only choice. Our firm is ready to go to trial when necessary for those who have been harmed by negligence or the fault of others.

 
 
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Our Firm

 

Zealously advocating for clients since 1982

 

The Rayburn Law Office has represented thousands of individuals in obtaining fair resolutions of their claims against other individuals, businesses, insurance companies and employers for many years. Our focus is on Personal Injury, Employer liability, Medical Malpractice, Products liability and Nursing Home Negligence issues.

We pride ourselves on the personal service we give to each and every one of our clients. We know how stressful it can be dealing with a legal matter and we will be there every step of the way. From our first meeting to the resolution of a claim, we make sure our clients are informed and understand their options. We don't play games, we win in court.

Our Commitment to Clients

Every client we represent receives the personal service they deserve. With one goal in mind, getting the best possible recovery, we will be there every step of the way. When you choose the attorneys at the Rayburn Law Office to represent you, you are choosing attorneys that are willing to go the distance to fight for your best interest.

 
 
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Legal Experience
 

Education
University of Nebraska
School of Law
Juris Doctor, 1980

University of Wisconsin
History and Political Science, 1976

Admissions
Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
Nebraska State Courts

Ralph F. Rayburn

 

Attorney at Law.
Professor, husband, and proud father.

 

Ralph was born in Evansville, Indiana and raised in the Midwest. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He went on to law school at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. While in law school, Ralph was Executive Editor of the Law Review and upon graduation worked for Judge Leslie Boslaugh on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

Ralph is licensed to practice in Oregon, Washington, and Nebraska. He came to Portland in 1981 and began working for a large litigation defense firm in Portland.

Ralph went on to work in an insurance litigation practice and went into partnership with local attorney Don McClain. He thereafter was a partner in a labor and employment litigation firm. Ralph has represented plaintiffs in personal injury, professional negligence, and employment matters exclusively on the plaintiff's side for over 15 of the 32 years he has practiced. He has tried over 125 civil jury trials to verdict. He has been rated as an A-V Preeminent Trial Attorney with martindale.com and is in the Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. Ralph has also been named as a Super Lawyer.

Ralph is married to his best friend Mary Anne Rayburn who is an attorney in Portland as well. He has two grown children, Sam and Joe. Sam attended the University of California on a basketball scholarship and is currently a law student at Willamette University. Joe is an undergraduate at Pacific Lutheran University where he plays soccer.

 
Professional Associations
 
OTLA
Super Lawyers
Peer Review
AAJ
Bar registry
ABA
MBA
 
 
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Mindi Terrill

 

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

 

Mindi is a Portland native who has been working in a law office setting for nearly all of her employment career. Mindi's knowledge of civil litigation has grown through her ten plus years as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal. Mindi has also worked in the capacity of a License Investigator, Internal Auditor, Research Analyst, and Administrative Coordinator for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.

Mindi is a graduate of Portland State University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Human Resource Management. Prior to attending PSU, Mindi earned an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Paralegal Services along with a Legal Assistant Certificate from Portland Community College.

In her spare time, Mindi enjoys spending time with her family and friends and is considered among them to be an excellent amateur photographer. She also volunteers as a NAMI Family-To-Family Instructor, helping to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness through awareness, support, education, and advocacy.