We are pleased to welcome Paxton Deuel to the firm. Paxton returns to the firm after previously serving as a law clerk through our Summer Associate program last year. 

As a new lawyer, Paxton will focus his practice on business, litigation, and bankruptcy. His attention to detail, analytical thinking, and strong work ethic make him a valuable asset to the firm and our clients.

Paxton earned his J.D. from Willamette University, where he graduated magna cum laude and received the Bruce Spaulding Memorial Award for Trial Advocacy. During his time at law school, Paxton served as a Law Clerk at Willamette University’s Community Justice and Environmental Law Clinic, and the Trusts & Estates Clinic.

Additionally, Paxton received his B.A. in Political Science from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of Portland. Paxton’s educational background and accomplishments are a great asset to our firm.

“We are excited to have Paxton join our team,” said Managing Partner, Tom Stilley. “With his skills, background, and mentality, we are confident that Paxton will help us serve our clients with great success.”

Paxton has a passion for tennis and a long history of successful competition and coaching. In college, he was an NCAA All-American at Trinity University and was chosen twice as the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Men’s Tennis Player of the Year. While in law school, Paxton was the assistant coach for Willamette University’s Men’s and Women’s tennis team. He also was head coach for the boys’ tennis team at Summit High School in Bend, Oregon.

Welcome aboard, Paxton!