Douglas Hookland Attorney

Douglas R. Hookland


Email: drh@scott-hookland.com
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Doug practices substantially in the areas of creditor's rights and construction law where he represents owners, developers, design professionals, prime contractors, subcontractors and material and equipment suppliers, with an emphasis on subcontractors and suppliers. He has been admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in the following states: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alaska and North Dakota. Since 2009 Doug has been selected to Oregon SuperLawyers in the areas of Construction/Surety and Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, as chosen by his peers in the community and through independent research. He is a frequent speaker and presented of written materials to trade groups, legal assistants and attorneys in the areas of construction law and creditor's rights.

Bar and Court Admissions:

Oregon State Bar
United States District Court for the District of Oregon
Washington State Bar
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington
United States District Court for the Western District of Washington
Idaho State Bar
United States District Court for the District of Idaho
Alaska State Bar
United States District Court for the District of Alaska
North Dakota State Bar
United States District Court for the District of North Dakota

Professional Organizations:

Member, Oregon State Bar Construction Law and Debtor/Creditor Sections
Member, Washington State Bar Creditor/Debtor Rights, Construction Law and Litigation Sections
Member, Idaho State Bar Collection/Creditor's Rights, Construction Law and Real Property Sections
Member, Alaska State Bar Creditor/Debtor law and Real Estate Law Sections
Member, Multnomah County Bar Association
Member, Washington County Bar Association
Member, King County Bar Association
Member, Clark County Bar Association
Multnomah County Administrative Hearings Officer, 1993-1997 Member, American Bar Association (ABA Forum on the Construction Industry)
Member, North Dakota State Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

Education:

Willamette University, J.D., 1987
California State University at Chico, B.A., Political Science, with honors, 1984
Phi Kappa Phi, Member

Publications:

Author, "North Dakota Judgment Collection and Execution", (June, 2014).
Author, "Construction Law 101 in North Dakota", Oregon State Bar Construction Law Section Newsletter (June, 2014).
Author, "Claims on Idaho Public Works Projects", The Advocate- Official Publication of the Idaho State Bar (November, 2013)
Co-Author, "Construction Liens" Chapter for Oregon Construction Law by Oregon State Bar Legal Publications (November, 2011)
Author, "Mechanic's Lien Priorities vs. Other Encumbrances", The Advocate - Official Publication of the Idaho State Bar (May 2010)
Co-Author, "A Practitioner's Guide to Mechanic's Lien Law", The Advocate - Official Publication of the Idaho State Bar (December 2007)
Co-Author, "Oregon and Washington Construction Lien and Bond Law", Lorman Education Services (2003)
Co-Author, "Advanced Construction Law in Oregon", National Business Institute (2003)
Co-Author, "Oregon Construction Law: What Do You Do When...?", National Business Institute (2001)
Co-Author, Chapters on Defective Bids, Defective Plans and Specifications, Ethical Considerations and Dispute Resolution, National Business Institute (2000)
Co-Author, "Avoiding Bad Debt in Oregon: Credit and Collection Issues", Lorman Education Services (2000)
Author, “Washington Construction Lien Law and Public Works Claims” (June 2000)
Author, "Washington Construction Lien Law and Bond Manual" (2000)
Author, "Claims on Private and Public Construction Projects" (1996)
Author, SWLAA Washington Construction Lien and Bond Claims Manual" (1996)
Author, "1996 OLAA Oregon and Bond Claims Manual" (1996)

Past Speaking Engagements


Frequent speaker and presenter to trade groups, legal assistants and attorneys in the area of construction law and creditor's rights


Community Activities:

Tigard Area Chamber of Commerce (Board of Directors, 1995-1998) (President, 1997-1998)
Tigard Youth Peer Court Judge (1997-2008)
Youth Soccer and Basketball Coach (2002-2012)


Personal Information:

Born South Laguna, California, July 22, 1962
Married: wife, Lisa Hookland; three daughters, Amelia, Josephine and Elsa
Hobbies include: reading, youth sports and activities, hiking

Our Offices in Tigard and Eugene Oregon
Tel: 503.620.4540
Fax: 503.620.4315
Email: mjspdx@aol.com


Mailing: P.O. Box 23414 Tigard, Oregon 97281
Street: 9185 S.W. Burnam Tigard, Oregon 97223
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