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Gordon attended Eastern Washington University and the University of Washington where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.  Gordon received his Juris Doctor from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College in 2000 and became a member of the Oregon State Bar the same year. 
Prior to law school Gordon worked for Sigma Nu International Fraternity traveling throughout the United States as an Educational Field Consultant.  During law school Gordon clerked for the the Multnomah County Counsel's office in the litigation division where he was active with motion and pleading practice in the federal courts.  Gordon also worked for the United States Army and volunteered with Multnomah County Legal Aid. 

Gordon practices primarily in Central and Eastern Oregon.  His office is Bend, Oregon where he has lived since January 2001. Gordon is a current member of the Oregon State Bar, the Deschutes County Bar, a member of the Central Oregon Matrimonial Attorneys, and a Fellow in The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. 
Gordon is the past president and past member of the board of directors for the Central Oregon Council on Aging a Central Oregon nonprofit that specializes in services to seniors such as Meals-on-Wheels. Gordon is also a past member of the board of directors for the Humane Society of Central Oregon. Since moving to Bend Gordon has become an avid fly fisherman and enjoys mountain biking. He also enjoys camping, brewing his own beer, and playing soccer.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 50%
    15 years
  2. Alimony: 25%
    15 years
  3. Child Custody: 25%
    15 years



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Erick W Ward

    I have known Gordon since law school and can vouch for his honesty, integrity, and professionalism. I frequently refer clients to Gordon and have never been disappointed. Gordon is an outstanding lawyer and a great guy. I endorse him without reservation.


    Erick Ward Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Kevin J McCarty

    I endorse this lawyer. Gordon is always a pleasure to work with and does a great job advocating for his clients.


    Kevin McCarty Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Johnson Phillips & Moore, LLP

5 NW Hawthorne Ave.
Suite. 200
Bend, OR, 97701-2935


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2009
Accomplished Under 40Cascade Business News2009
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerJohnson Phillips & Moore, LLP2013 - Present
PartnerLage Johnson Phillips2010 - 2013
ShareholderStahancyk Kent Johnson & Hook P C2001 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Academy of Matrimonial LawyersFellow2015 - Present
Oregon State BarMember2000 - Present
Deschutes County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Inns of CourtMemberN/A
Central Oregon Matrimonial AttorneysMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of WashingtonPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual Meeting - NALSLegislative Changes - Family Law2005