Gloria Trainor is a skilled and accomplished attorney committed to helping her clients through their toughest life experiences. Trainor Law PC is dedicated to diversity and supporting people of all backgrounds.
Gloria learned to practice law at Oregon’s premier civil litigation firm. Her legal training and experience combined with a background in social work make her a tenacious yet sensitive attorney with a breadth of practice experience, from mediation to trial work. Gloria practices family law, specializing in LGBT families, and personal injury, specializing in motor vehicle collisions and injuries to cyclists and pedestrians.
Gloria’s clients can expect her to explain the legal process thoroughly and help them make sound case-related decisions. Further, her excellent legal research and writing skills make her a sharp advocate for her clients’ rights. Gloria’s family law clients routinely thank her for her solid advocacy during the twists and turns of divorce and dissolution, custody modifications, parenting time disagreements, and child support matters. Gloria also helps parents-to-be navigate the excitement of creating a family by assisting with the legal protections of second parent adoption and donor agreements. Gloria’s personal injury clients consistently express appreciation for her ability to fight tirelessly for their right to compensation for their injuries, including reimbursement of medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Prior to settling in Oregon, Gloria developed and managed a program that provided legal and special education advocacy to teenagers in Austin, Texas. As a law student at the University of Oregon, she was a Duncan Campbell Fellow and co-director of the Women’s Law Forum. Gloria was also a full-time extern for the Honorable Ann Aiken, US District Court Judge, during her last semester of law school.
Gloria is in her seventh year of service on the Board of Directors for Oregon Women Lawyers and writes for the OWLS statewide publication, the AdvanceSheet. She is also a member of the Multnomah Bar Association Judicial Selection Committee, the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, the Oregon Gay and Lesbian Law Association, and the Portland Area Business Association.
Gloria is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Oregon, and is admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is proficient in Spanish. In her free time, Gloria enjoys downhill and cross-country skiing, cycling, canoeing, getting lost inside Powell’s Books, and exploring Portland’s live music scene.
As the firm’s paralegal, Eva communicates with Trainor Law PC clients to provide case updates and to facilitate scheduling and other logistics. Eva appreciates each client’s individual situation and the unique stressors they may face during litigation; accordingly, clients find her warm and steady demeanor naturally reassuring. Eva also completes legal research projects and is actively involved in the discovery phase of litigation. Her knowledge of data management and computer technology helps protect clients’ sensitive information and streamline records and information requests, ensuring that clients’ legal matters are dealt with promptly and professionally.
Eva Goldberg’s education in law began at Portland State University, where she studied political science and legal studies. For her Portland State University capstone project, she worked with youth at the Donald E. Long Juvenile Detention Center, leading workshops that promoted teenagers’ potential for creativity and artistic expression. Eva completed her education when she graduated from the Portland Community College paralegal program, the first of its kind in Oregon to be certified by the American Bar Association.
As a bookworm and novice writer, Eva enjoys writing science fiction and fantasy short stories. When not nose deep in a book, Eva appreciates Oregon’s multitude of breweries and hiking spots, and makes sure she doesn’t miss a single Timbers match. #RCTID!