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Steven F. Cade

Steven F. CadeMember
Education & Bar Admissions

University of Oregon
School of Law, J.D., 2010

University of the Pacific
B.A., Philosophy, 2003


U.S. Court of Appeals
9th Circuit

U.S. District Court
District of Oregon

Steven F. Cade


Steven Cade is a Member in the Portland office of Williams Kastner. He is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation practice group.

Steven’s practice concentrates in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, products liability, and transportation law. He also advises both insurers and insureds on insurance coverage issues. Notably, Steven assisted in prosecuting a multi-million dollar products liability case on behalf of a construction client. After a three week trial, the jury returned a verdict substantially justifying his client’s position. Steven also regularly practices in the area of elder law, particularly defending protected persons from overreaching guardians or conservators. Early and vigorous representation is crucial to defending the rights of elders and their family members in this area. In addition, Steven handles appeals of various matters in Oregon appellate courts. Recently, Steven has been involved in defending a number of claims filed in Portland regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Steven is also committed to his community. A Portland native, he has provided pro bono service to victims of domestic violence and to local civic organizations. He earned his law degree from the University of Oregon in 2010, graduating with honors. Steven is a proud veteran of the US Army, Infantry, having served three years with the 101st Airborne Division.


  • Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Clackamas County Bar Association

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Representative Experience

  • Williams Kastner, Associate | 2016 – Present
  • Lorber, Greenfield & Polito, Associate | 2012 – 2016
  • Sole Proprietor | 2011 – 2012
  • Jackson County Counsel’s Office, Law Clerk | 2010
  • Josephine County Public Defenders, Law Clerk | 2009
  • Bonneville Power Administration, Law Clerk | 2008