Legal Analytics for Oregon Courts

Lex Machina provides comprehensive coverage of all 36 circuit courts in Oregon, serving all 36 counties in Oregon (the “Oregon Courts”). The Oregon Courts represent significant state court venues. Together, they cover the Portland metropolitan area, a major commercial and cultural epicenter in which over 2.2 million citizens reside and conduct business. They are important courts for civil cases involving contracts, torts, property, and other civil matters. Lex Machina now provides Legal Analytics for civil cases filed in courts that serve the population of Oregon. In addition, Motion Metrics is now available for all 36 Oregon Courts.

Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics for the Oregon Courts provides valuable data-driven insights and trends into the unique characteristics of this state court. The Oregon Courts incorporate notable features such as filters for trial rulings, trial resolutions, and trial damages. They also incorporate an extensive collection of case types and document tags, including document tags for jury verdicts, complaints, answers, judgments, and orders. Additionally, litigators can use our cross-court filters to conduct state-wide searches and get new quantified, multi-court analytics on judges, courts, law firms, attorneys, and parties. The new Motion Metrics analytics provide data-driven insights to motion grant rates and timing by motion type, judges, and courts. Legal professionals can leverage these unique parameters to further derive insights to win more cases and more business.

How We Work

Lex Machina gathers raw information from state court cases, including downloading millions of state court documents to present the most comprehensive and accurate data possible. We clean, tag, code, enhance, and present the resulting data in a way that makes it easy for you to quickly access insights and grasp trends that are relevant to the legal matter you’re working on.

How We Help

Whether you’re simply searching for a case or looking for more in-depth analytics, you can investigate a party’s litigation track record, assess a law firm’s experience in similar cases, observe patterns in judicial decisions, examine the range of damages awarded at trial or search docket entry text.

Advantages of state court analytics include:

  • Understanding timing to key litigation milestones
  • Analyzing the record of a specific judge, law firm, attorney, or party
  • Reviewing previous trial resolutions, trial damages, and trial rulings for case strategy
  • Refining with court-specific filters such as case types and case tags
  • Keyword searching within docket entry text and downloaded documents, as well as across state courts
  • Viewing analytics across all state courts or in one particular court
  • Gaining data-driven insights on motion metrics in an ever-expanding selection of state courts
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Strategic Applications

Lex Machina helps you answer questions such as:

  • In Lane County Circuit Court, Marion County Circuit Court, and Deschutes County Circuit Court, how many court orders have been issued ruling on summary judgment motions? What was the grant rate of summary judgment motions over the same period of time?
  • How many Medical Malpractice cases were filed against Willamette Valley Medical Center, LLC in Yamhill County Circuit Court since 2019?
  • What was the median time to trial and time to termination for cases with Judge McHill presiding in Linn County Circuit Court?
  • Has an opposing party ever appeared in a case before Judge Johnson in Douglas County Circuit Court? If so, how many cases were contracts cases, and did any involve awarded damages?

Unique Oregon Litigation Data

Lex Machina allows users to filter by information such as the following in order to find the most relevant cases:

  • Document Tags – Answer, Complaint, Judgment, Jury Verdict, Order
  • Trial Damages – General Damages (Judgment on the Merits), General Damages (Jury Verdict), Attorneys’ Fees / Costs
  • Trial Rulings – Bench Trial, Jury Verdict, Consent Judgment, Default Judgment, Other Judgment
  • Trial Resolutions – Plaintiff Win, Defendant Win, Likely Settlement, Procedural