HLGR Attorney Successfully Defends Police Officer in Lawsuit

jens-schmidt-smAfter a four-day trial, a federal jury rejected the claim that a former Springfield police officer used excessive force. HLGR attorney, Jens Schmidt, successfully argued that Evan Sether (now an Oregon State Trooper) made an appropriate split-second decision when he used a taser to stop a Cottage Grove man who attempted to flee during a traffic stop. See full article in The Register-Guard.