Jack Scholz’s law practice focuses on medical malpractice defense, employment litigation, and general liability defense.
Prior to joining Hart Wagner he worked for a Portland law firm practicing in the area of intellectual property litigation. Before private practice, Jack clerked for the Honorable Ann Aiken, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. He continues to serve the District of Oregon as a member of the Civil Local Rules Committee. Jack serves on National Board of Directors for the Federal Bar Association Younger Lawyers Division, as well as the local Board of Directors for the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. He received his B.A. from Chapman University and J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. He is admitted to practice in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.
When Jack has free time he enjoys running, hiking, and visiting our nation’s historic lighthouses.
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2008
Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
Idaho State Courts
U.S. District Court: District of Oregon; Western District of Washington; District of Idaho
Recognized as a “Rising Star,” in the 2019 and 2020 Oregon publication of Super Lawyers in the area of Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense. This honor is reserved for lawyers who have been in practice for 10 years or less or who are 40 or under.
American Bar Association, Oregon Young Lawyer Delegate, August 2020 – present
Federal Bar Association, Ninth Circuit Younger Lawyer Representative, October 2018 – present
Federal Bar Association, Oregon Chapter Board of Directors, July 2016 – present
U.S. District Court of the District of Oregon, Local Rules Advisory Committee, October 2018 – present
Oregon State Bar, House of Delegates, April 2017 – April 2020