Byron T. Farley

Attorney, Martinis & Hill Attorneys at Law

Primary Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury & Civil Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Real Estate & Land Use

Mr. Farley’s practice focuses on all aspects of personal injury law, including motor vehicle accidents, wrongful death and catastrophic injury, and insurance disputes with

motor vehicle insurance companies. Mr. Farley also represents individuals and businesses in many types of contractual disputes. Additionally, Mr. Farley handles a variety of real estate and land use issues, including commercial and residential leases, real estate sales transactions, zoning issues, and tenancy disputes.

Prior to joining Martinis & Hill in 2017, Mr. Farley enjoyed a successful litigation practice with a well-respected personal injury defense law firm in Salem, Oregon, which focused on defending personal injury actions for large insurance companies. That experience allowed Mr. Farley to gain a unique perspective of the tactics and techniques used by the larger automobile insurance companies and their adjusters in defending and denying claims of injured people. Mr. Farley uses his knowledge of the insurance industry to aggressively and effectively achieve the best results for his clients.

Mr. Farley graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona Honors College. He went on to attend Willamette University College of Law, graduating with cum laude honors and earning a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Mr. Farley has expertise in cost-effective alternatives to trial, having resolved cases through arbitration, mediation, and settlement conferences. Mr. Farley also has extensive litigation and trial experience. Finally, Mr. Farley has advocated for his clients in various types of administrative hearings.

Membership & Professional Associations

  • Member, Oregon State Bar
  • Member, Marion County Bar Association
  • Member, Willamette Valley Inns of Court

Education

  • Willamette University College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • University of Arizona, Honors College, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude

Awards & Recognition

  • High Paper
    • Evidence
    • Civil Procedure
  • Author: Case Note – Motor Vehicle Negligence Per Se Update, OADC, 2013, Issue 2
  • Member, Journal of International Law & Dispute Resolution, Willamette University College of Law