We have a combined experience of over 40 years of legal practice and more than 2,000 successful workers’ compensation cases. We negotiate the best possible settlement to meet your immediate and future needs. We have the experience and expertise to properly evaluate your case and provide you with highly effective legal counsel.

We fight the insurance company so you don’t have to. We are committed to winning for you, and you pay no fee unless we win the case or settle with your approval. We will aggressively bring cases to trial if the insurer refuses to offer a satisfactory settlement.

No question is too small. We do not charge for phone conferences or meetings, and calls are returned promptly. We make sure you understand the law, your rights, and your options. Your well-being is our primary concern.

James E. Bailey

Mr. Bailey has been practicing law since 1985. After serving as a law clerk in the State Supreme Court of Louisiana, Mr. Bailey practiced general litigation for seven years, specializing in complex cases and state and federal appeals.

In 1992, Mr. Bailey became a professor at Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland. He has written numerous articles on a variety of legal issues and has lectured in the United States, Great Britain and Japan. In 2000, Mr. Bailey received a Fulbright Scholarship, lecturing and studying in Japan. Upon returning to the United States in 2001, Mr. Bailey returned to the full-time practice of law in Bend.

Mr. Bailey litigates workers’ compensation cases, personal injury claims and handles appeals to the Workers’ Compensation Board, the Oregon Court of Appeals and the Oregon Supreme Court.

Workers Compensation
Personal Injury

State of Oregon
Federal District Court

B.S. Louisiana State University (1977)
M.A.Louisiana State University (1980)
J.D. Louisiana State University (1985)

Mr. Bailey grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. Before going to law school Mr. Bailey taught English at Louisiana State University. In his spare time he writes, reads, hikes, paints and cheers for the New Orleans Saints.

Aron D. Yarmo

Mr. Yarmo has been fighting for the rights of Oregonians for 17 years. Mr. Yarmo began his career protecting individuals’ rights against government agencies such as the Social Security Administration, United States Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management. Since relocating from Eugene in 1996, Mr. Yarmo has vigorously represented hundreds of Central Oregonians and has fought to uphold his clients’ rights in over 40 jury trials.

Mr. Yarmo previously worked as Assistant County Counsel, a public defender, and a partner in the firm of Yarmo & Wasley, PC.

Mr. Yarmo is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, at Berkeley. Following his admission to the Oregon Bar, Mr. Yarmo served as Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Kip Leonard before embarking on a successful career as a litigator.

Workers Compensation
Personal Injury

State of Oregon
Federal District Court

B.S. University of California, Berkeley (1988)
J.D. University of Oregon School of Law (1993)

Mr. Yarmo grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. In college he did field research on reptile behavior in the Mojave Desert, Big Bend National Park and the Dominican Republic. His hobbies include spending time with his wife and children, mountain bike riding, snowboarding and hiking

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Cash
  • Personal Check

Business Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday By Appointment
Sunday By Appointment

Associations & Memberships:

  • Oregon State Bar Association

Why Choose Us?

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Appointment Flexibility
  • Extensive Trial Experience
  • No Fees Unless Successful

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