Summons by Publication

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF OREGON FOR THE COUNTY OF CLACKAMAS Case No. 19CV42532 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION OREGON MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff vs. AVERY WALKER STEEN, KIEFER AREN WILLIAMS, SARAH JENNIFER GRAY and MADISON LOUISE TINDLE, Defendants TO: AVERY WALKER STEEN, of the above-named Defendants YOU ARE HEREBY REQUIRED to appear and defend the complaint filed against you in the above-entitled cause within 30 days from the date of first publication of this summons, which is May 23, 2023, and if you fail to do so, for want thereof, Plaintiff will apply to the court for relief listed herein. This action is for negligence. On or about November 23, 2017, the residence located at 5028 NE 11th Avenue, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, which was leased by Defendants Steen and Williams, and wherein Defendants Gray and Tindle were invitees of Steen and Williams, was caused to ignite in fire, as a result of negligence of the above-named Defendants. The fire resulted in damage to said residence in the sum of $228,375.00, which Plaintiff has paid out to its named insured. Plaintiff seeks judgement against each Defendant, jointly and severally, for the sum of $228,375.00, together with Plaintiff’s costs and disbursements incurred herein, and for such other relief as the Court deems just and equitable. NOTICE TO THE DEFENDANT: READ THESE PAPERS CAREFULLY! You must appear in this case or the other side will win automatically. To appear you must file with the court a legal document called a motion or answer. The motion or answer must be given to the court clerk or administrator within 30 days of the date of first publication date specified herein, along with the required filing fee. It must be in proper form and have proof of service on the plaintiff’s attorney or, if the plaintiff does not have an attorney, proof of service on the plaintiff. If you have questions, you should see an attorney immediately. If you need help in finding an attorney, you may contact the Oregon State Bar’s Lawyer Referral Service online at or by calling (503) 684-3763 (in the Portland metropolitan area) or toll free elsewhere in Oregon at (800) 452-7636. This summons is published in accordance with the Order Allowing Service by Publication, signed by the Honorable Judith H. Matarazzo, Judge of the above-entitled Court, on the 10th day of May, 2023. Richard C. Pearce, OSB No. 762842 Attorney for Plaintiff 9600 SW Capitol Hwy, Suite 120 Portland, OR 97219 Tel (503) 223-2966 Fax (503) 467-7516 Published May 23, 30, June 6 & 13, 2023. BT288984

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Publication: Miscellaneous

Section: Legals

Start Date: 2023/05/23

End Date: 2023/06/13

Court Number: 19CV42532

Owner: Richard C. Pearce


County: Clackamas