Hart Wagner LLP
John Hart is a Portland native who has represented a wide variety of clients involved in civil litigation during his distinguished legal career. For the past 30 years, John’s practice has focused primarily upon defending medical malpractice lawsuits and, to a lesser extent, other complex civil litigation involving products liability and catastrophic injuries. John is one of the few lawyers in our region who has tried more than 360 civil lawsuits through to a jury verdict in Oregon and Washington state courts as well as federal court. He regularly defends doctors, midwives, nurses, hospitals, and medical institutions in cases involving alleged birth trauma injuries, cancer misdiagnosis, surgical mishaps, and the like. Known for his thoroughness, fairness, and integrity, John Hart is uniformly held in high regard by trial judges, opposing lawyers, and especially his clients.