Few Oregon attorneys understand the workers’ compensation process like our founder, Michael J. Orlando. Prior to defending the rights of injured employees, he worked on the other side of the industry as an adjuster, auditor, and supervisor for insurance companies.
Michael changed career courses because he wanted to help the individual, not the insurance giant. He later opened his own legal practice in which he solely represents clients in the cases of workers’ compensation. Reach out to us at Law Office of Michael J. Orlando if you’re dealing with any of the following workplace issues:
From his office in Beaverton, Attorney Michael Orlando advocates on behalf of clients throughout Oregon. If you recently suffered a work-related injury in Portland, Salem, Eugene, or anywhere else statewide, reach out today to request a free consultation. Our attorney is ready to help you fight for fair compensation and a brighter future.
With his well-rounded knowledge of the system, Michael is prepared to tackle just about any case that comes his way. But don’t just take our word for it. Read more about his career experience below to get a better idea of how he can represent you.
J.D. - Appalachian School of Law, 2006
B.S. - University of Oregon, 1989
Designations & Certifications
Associate in Risk Management (ARM)
Associate in Claims (AIC)
Certificate in General Insurance
Certificate in Oregon Workers’ Compensation Claims Administration
Certified Workers’ Compensation Claims Examiner in Oregon for 12 years and in Washington for 10 years
Formerly certified Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Owner — Accurate Work Comp, Inc. (Private law practice). October 2017 to present
The Gilroy Law Firm, (Lake Oswego, OR) 2006 to September 2017
Metropolitan Public Defenders Office, (Hillsboro, OR) Summer 2004
GatesMcDonald Company, (Beaverton, OR) 1995-2003
GatesMcDonald was a subsidiary of Nationwide Insurance Enterprises.
National Claims Manager (Albertson’s Workers’ Compensation Account), 2001-2003
ACE Performance Review Specialist, 2000-2001
Conducted procedural technical file reviews of both open and closed workers’ compensation, liability, and STD/LTD claim files in field offices across the country; performed quality audits and calibration functions to ensure file adequacy in accordance with compliance standards.
Account Executive, 1998-2000
Claims Manager, 1997-1998; Claims Supervisor, 1995-1997
Grocers Insurance Company, (Milwaukie, OR) 1989-1995
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/Workplace Consultant, 1993-1995
Senior Workers’ Compensation Claims Examiner, 1991-1993
Workers’ Compensation Claims Examiner & Liability Adjuster, 1989-1991
Other Activities & Interests
Former member of the Slate Creek Volunteer Fire Department, Stacy, Virginia
Building Association Board Member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, University of Oregon
I enjoy travel, hiking with my little dog, working out, and reading American and European History.