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Yturri Rose, LLP has been part of the Ontario, Oregon community since 1936. Our attorneys take pride in building long-lasting, intergenerational relationships with our clients. And at our firm, these relationships mean something: many of our clients have worked with us for decades, across multiple generations.
Yturri Rose continues to serve many of the same clients and families we served since our founding. Our firm has a rich and established tradition of excellence and a history of providing highest-quality legal services throughout Oregon and Idaho. We have earned national recognition for our high-quality service.
As we look to the future, we renew our commitment to community service, industry leadership, and building on relationships with our clients and the community. We will continue to strive for excellence and provide results for our clients.
Yturri Rose is a full-service law firm that has been a cornerstone of the Four Rivers area since its founding in 1936. We proudly serve clients across Oregon and Idaho, helping them to resolve complex issues by providing practical, thoughtful, and proactive legal advice.
Our attorneys represent clients in the broad areas of civil litigation and business counseling. More specifically, we handle matters involving personal injury litigation, business disputes, professional malpractice, employment, and real estate litigation, as well as business formation and corporate governance, probate and estate planning, employment law advice, and real estate transactions, including matters involving ranches and farms.
At Yturri Rose, we know Western Treasure Valley, and we know how to get results.
Yturri Rose traces its history back to Anthony “Tony” Yturri opening his practice in 1936. The son of Basque immigrants, Mr. Yturri graduated that year from the University of Oregon. He is considered the first Basque American to graduate from law school. In recognition of his high achievement, Mr. Yturri was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Order of the Coif.
During World War II, Mr. Yturri served in the U.S. Army’s Counter Intelligence Branch and as a Judge Advocate General, attaining the rank of Captain.
Mr. Yturri was elected to the Oregon State Senate in 1956 and served as elected minority leader for several sessions. He quickly became a popular and influential figure in the state assembly and served on the Ways and Means Committee and as Chair of the Judiciary and Roads and Highway Committee. He also led a significant revision to the Oregon criminal code and chaired the committee that wrote the Oregon Beach Bill, which was passed in 1967. Mr. Yturri retired from the legislature in 1972, and he served as the Chair of the Oregon Transportation Commission from 1969 to 1972.
In the 1960s, Mr. Yturri partnered with Baker City attorney Gene Rose to form the law firm Yturri Rose, LLP. Gene Rose joined the firm in 1969 to work on public utility law. He was well known for his work expanding the infrastructure in the region as well as his involvement in little league baseball. He retired in the 1990s. Both men shared a commitment to excellence, ethics, and community. These values live on today in the DNA of Yturri Rose.
Outside of the practice of law, Mr. Yturri was dedicated to helping the Basque community integrate into American society and culture. He conducted many classes to help young Basque men become active U.S. citizens and worked to explain Basque culture to Oregonians. He collaborated with University of Oregon Professor Luther Cressmanin to write a chapter in History and Culture of Basques in the Pacific Northwest (1992).
In his later years, Mr. Yturri returned to his Ontario, Oregon law practice until his death in 1999 at the age of eighty-four.
Yturri Rose has deep roots in the Ontario, Oregon community and has served the Western Treasure Valley region since 1936. The firm remains true to the values of its founders: excellent quality, personal attention, and service to the community.
The longest-standing firm in Eastern Oregon, we take pride in our roots in the area and in the relationships we have built with our clients and the community.
To learn more, contact us today to schedule a confidential consultation to discuss your situation and how we can help.
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