Jennifer Truzzolino

Jennifer Truzzolino’s law practice focuses on medical malpractice defense, insurance defense litigation and representing physicians and nurses before their respective Boards. Jennifer is admitted in Oregon’s state and federal courts and has represented clients throughout the state.

After graduating with honors from Santa Clara University in 2003, Jennifer worked as a paralegal before attending law school. While at the University of Oregon School of Law, Jennifer clerked for the Honorable Lyle C. Velure of Lane County; she also served as an intake interviewer for Legal Aid Society of Oregon and a mediator for the University of Oregon Mediation Clinic which was associated with the University of Oregon. In 2007, following a clerkship at Hart Wagner, Jennifer was hired as an associate attorney and became a partner in 2014. While at Hart Wagner, Jennifer has represented physicians, nurses, clinics and hospitals in complex litigation.

For the last two years, Jennifer has been selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of Medical Malpractice Defense. She previously sat on the Membership Committee for the Young Lawyers Section of the Multnomah Bar Association as well as the Court Liaison Committee. Jennifer is a member of the Oregon Association of Defense Counsel and the Oregon State Bar.


Education

University of Oregon
J.D. 2007

Santa Clara University
B.S., Commerce, cum laude, 2003

Experience

Hart Wagner LLP
Partner, 2014-present
Associate Attorney, 2007-2014
Law Clerk, 2005-2007

Hon. Lyle C. Velure, Lane County Circuit Court
Extern, 2007

Legal Aid Services of Oregon
Intake Interviewer, 2005

University of Oregon Mediation Clinic
Lane County Courthouse, 2005

Admitted To Practice

Oregon State Courts
U. S. District Court: District of Oregon

Awards and Recognitions

The Best Lawyers in America

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, 2015-2019

Professional Activities and Associations

Oregon State Bar

Multnomah Bar Association, Court Liaison Committee Member: 2012 – 2015; 2017-present. Young Lawyers Section – Membership Committee: 2008 – 2010.

Multnomah Bar Association, Professionalism Committee Member: 2018-present.

Oregon Association of Defense Counsel

Professional Publications

News from the Courthouse,” Multnomah Lawyer, Multnomah Bar Association, Volume 64, Number 7, July/August 2018

The Honorable Bronson James: Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge,” Multnomah Lawyer, Multnomah Bar Association, Volume 63, Number 3, March 2017

News from the Courthouse,” Multnomah Lawyer, Multnomah Bar Association, Volume 59, Number 4, April 2013

“The Honorable Shelley Russell: Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge,” Multnomah Lawyer, Multnomah Bar Association, Volume 64, No. 10 November 2018.