Fred W. Anderson

347 SW Oak St, Hillsboro, OR 97123

503-640-5400

EDUCATION                                                                                                                                        
Bachelor of Arts    Degree awarded 1965
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
East Lansing, Michigan                         
Deans list two quarters.

Juris Doctorate    Degree Awarded 1969
VANDERBILT LAW SCHOOL
Nashville, Tennessee                            
Honors Moot Court
International Law Society Moot Court

Admitted to the California Bar 1970, District of Columbia 1976, Oregon 2005, Washington 2007

Employment

Deputy district Attorney    1970-1972
Orange County District Attorney’s Office
Santa Ana, CA 92701               
    Prosecuted persons accused of felonies and misdemeanors
    30 jury trials, 26 convictions, numerous non-jury juvenile trials

FRED W. ANDERSON, attorney at law    1972-1977
Orange , CA 92668                                                   

Criminal defense and general practice including plaintiff’s personal injury, miscellaneous civil litigation representing several independent Orange County banks,.

ANDERSON & D’JANG, ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                    1978-1982
Orange , CA 92668                                                 
Criminal defense and general practice including plaintiff’s personal injury, miscellaneous civil litigation representing several independent Orange County banks,.

FRED W. ANDERSON, attorney at law    1982-1986
Santa Ana , CA 92668                                                   

Criminal defense and general practice including plaintiff’s personal injury, miscellaneous civil litigation representing several independent Orange County banks,.

ANDERSON & ANDERSON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                   1986-2006
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Criminal defense and general practice including plaintiff’s personal injury, miscellaneous civil litigation representing several independent Orange County banks. In 1989, we discontinued representing banks.
With added partner, Jan Walls Anderson, we expanded into the elder law, estate planning, probate areas and continued criminal defense.

In 1992 we discontinued personal injury litigation.

When Martin Anderson joined the firm in 1994, while in law school, the firm starting prosecuting consumer related actions and  in 1996 when Martin Anderson was admitted we commenced consumer class action litigation. Martin left Anderson & Anderson in 1999 and is practicing as the Anderson Law Firm.  I have tired several cases with Martin since he left Anderson & Anderson.

Amy Anderson joined the firm in 2000 and is currently a full partner working primarily with Jan Anderson.

BRINDLE, McCASLIN & LEE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW            April 2006 to August 2008

As managing attorney of the Hillsboro office of Brindle, McCaslin & Lee, I was responsible for the assignment of contract criminal and juvenile dependency defense cases, the supervision of between three and four attorneys and two paralegal staff people and a receptionist.

In addition to my supervisory responsibilities, I handled a variety of cases including real estate litigation, probate litigation, personal injury litigation and criminal defense.  I tried two criminal jury trials, several bench trials and hundreds of other court appearances.

ANDERSON & ANDERSON, ATTORNEYS AT LAW              September 1, 2008 to present

On September 1, 2008 I opened the metropolitan Portland office of Anderson & Anderson.  Amy was admitted to the Oregon Bar in June 2007, Jan was admitted to the Oregon Bar in April 2008.  At this time neither Amy nor Jan are practicing in Oregon.

I have investigated, prosecuted and defended several elder abuse cases in Washington, Oregon and California.

My practice will be limited to criminal, civil and probate litigation.


PUBLISHED OPINIONS

California v. Acevedo, 500 U. S. 565 (1991), trial and appellant counsel
People v. Neer, 177 Cal App 3d 991 (1986), trial and appellant counsel
People v. Koury, 214 Cal App 3d 676 (1989), trial and appellant counsel

State v. Lasky, A147889, November 14, 2013 trial counsel only

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Lancers Youth Soccer Club, Coach, Referee commissioner 1981,President 1982, Chairman 1983
AYSO Coach and Referee 1980-1986
Newport Harbor Orchid Society 1994 board of directors, President 1997-1999, membership chair 1999-2000. First Vice President 2000-2003

Orange County Cymibidium Society, 1994 - 2002, Board of Director,

Hillsboro High School Assistant Swimming coach 2010-13. 

Forest Grove Rotary 2011

                                              
COMMUNITY SERVICE LEGAL

Orange County Bar Association 1971 to 2003
                    1.  Delegate to the State Bar convention 1995-2001
                    2.  Judicial screening committee 1985-1988
                    3.  Chairman of the Criminal Law Section 1991-92
                    4.  Client relations committee 1991-2001
                    5.  Nominating committee 1999
                    6.  Board of Directors 2000
      Member of the Board, West Orange County Bar Association 1998-2002
      President  West Orange County Bar Association 2000

Award   

Recipient of the 1991 President’s Pro Bono Service Award, District 8 as a member of the Homeless Defense Project Team.

Hobbies                             
Swimming- As a member of Novaquatics Swim Club in Irvine, I competed in the United States Master’s Swimming Nationals, May 2002, April 2003, August 2005 & April 2011 placing in freestyle and butterfly events. I swim 2500 to 3500 yards 3 to 5 times per week with T-Hills Baracudas.

Hillsboro High School Swimming team assistant coach 2010 to present.

Forest Grove Rotary 2009- present

Royal Rosarian 2012-present

Scuba Diving- I have been awarded the PADI Rescue Diver, Dive Master, and Instructor certifications in 2003. I actively teach scuba diving

      
Photography- I photographed the Orange County Bar functions that I attend which are then published in the Orange County Lawyer.  I also take underwater photographs.