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About me

As a product of this great state, I have owned and managed my own law practice since 1991. Though the bulk of my work has been in the Portland metro area, I have represented clients throughout Oregon. My work has been fairly diverse including criminal, civil, probate and estate planning, etc. Over the years my expertise has become increasingly concentrated in the areas of insurance and personal injury disputes as well as elder law, probate, and estate planning. These are areas that have grown in complexity and require constant vigilance and discipline to keep up with important and frequent changes. My estate planning and elder law clients are particularly concerned about how they will be affected by changes to state and federal law. To be certain, this is an environment that demands the services of a steady hand and qualified steward to navigate through this challenging period. The legacy you have worked so hard to create will depend on having the right professionals working for you now and in the future. I have worked with many Oregonians to secure that legacy and I would like to work for you.

My practice continues to thrive in the Portland metro area, but I recently expanded its reach to open an office in sunny Central Oregon. I am very excited to bring my years of experience, discipline, and work ethic to the folks east of the mountains. I sincerely invite my fellow Oregonians from both sides of the Cascades to call me and give me the opportunity to serve their legal needs as I have for others since 1991.


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 33%
    25 years
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
    25 years
  3. Wills: 32%
    25 years
  4. Trusts: 1%
    25 years
  5. Estate Planning: 1%
    25 years



Fixed (sometimes)

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Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • John P Bowles

    Dean is a knowledgeable and experienced litigator who couples common sense with assisting clients. I routinely refer clients that I am unable to assist with full confidence that he will look after these people to the best of his abilities. I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer.


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Contact info

Law Offices of Dean J Gibbons

5320 SW Macadam Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, OR, 97239

Law Office of Dean J Gibbons

1345 NW Wall St.
Suite 100
Bend, OR, 97701




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reprimand
    issued in OR, 2005


    This means the lawyer did something wrong but the bar did not suspend the lawyer. Typically in this case the lawyer's poor behavior is exposed to the public in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

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