Law Practice:

Dardie Robinson’s paralegal practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases on behalf of plaintiff and defendants, including those involving motor vehicle and trucking accidents, products liability, medical malpractice, abuse (child, elder and sexual), civil rights, Dram Shop, fire losses and professional liability.

She has decades of experience in all areas of complex litigation including fact investigation, witness interviews and document collection.  She has assembled an extensive database of historical documents, public records, expert witness dossiers and transcripts relevant to a broad scope of litigation.  She has served as in-court assistant to trial counsel in many cases in Washington and Oregon and oversees and manages all areas of trial preparation.

Education:

Dardie attended Wheaton College (1972-1973) and transferred to the University of Puget Sound (1973-1976) where she majored in music, with a minor in computer science.

Professional:

Dardie is a member of the Oregon Paralegal Association and the Pacific Northwest Paralegal Association.  She serves on the Editorial Board of the National Paralegal Reporter, and was one of the writers of the litigation portion of the PCC Core Competency exam beginning in 2011.  She has mentored countless paralegals.

Civic:

Dardie is the Dental Clinic Coordinator for the Tigard Tualatin Compassion Clinic (2012 – present).  In March 2015 Dardie led the Compassion Clinic in Southern India and plans to return in 2016.  She annually volunteers with her husband, son and daughter at the Downtown Compassion Clinic, as well as for the Oregon Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy (2010-present).  She served on the Federal Vision 21 Study panel on the impact of crime on victims (2011- 2012), volunteers with various county district attorneys; services benefiting Transitional Youth, (homeless teens), has served on the Beaverton School District’s Volunteer and Engagement Task Force since 2011; and volunteers with the Arts and Communication Magnet Academy conducting mock interviews. Dardie served as the executive chair for the Portland Metro American Heart Association’s Go Red Luncheon in 2010.  She volunteers with each year performing at fundraisers for the Yamhill County Food Bank.

Personal:

Dardie is married, with six adult children and one granddaughter.  She is proud and grateful that her children and husband join her in volunteer work at a variety of organizations.

Presentations:

“Out On The Ledge, ” First Student – Location Managers from Southern Oregon, Idaho and Montana and Regional Mangers, July 2015

“Vulnerable Adults -A Paralegal as an Advocate,” National Paralegal Reporter, Vol.,  March 2013

“Why I Perform Pro Bono,” National Paralegal Reporter, Vol. 37, No. 2, October 2012

“Why I Pro Bono,” Oregon Paralegal Association’s Paragram, Vol. XXXIV, No. V, December 2011

“Everything You Want and Need to Know about Subpoenas,” CLE, Nov. 5, 2008

Awards:

2015 Portland Business Journal, “Orchid Award” nominee.

2014, 2015 Oregon Paralegal Association nominee for National Pro Bono Paralegal.

2011 – 2015 Oregon Paralegal Association and National Paralegal Association Pro Bono and Community Service recognitions.

Daily Journal of Commerce “Unsung Hero” finalist 2011 and 2012.