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Brent Barton

Birth injury Attorney at Newport, OR

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  • Licensed for 17 years
    State OR
    Acquired 2006
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Brent Barton represents children with brain injuries, particularly babies injured during birth because of medical malpractice. He litigates these cases all over Oregon.

Brent is an extremely detail-oriented attorney who works with medical experts to establish how birth injuries harmed his clients. He then works with expert lifecare planners to establish what his clients need to realize their greatest potential. Brent also works with professional fiduciaries to ensure his clients remain supported and protected throughout their lives.

Brent has recovered over $160 million for clients in verdicts or settlements, including more than 30 cases exceeding $1,000,000. He holds degrees from Harvard Law School, Stanford University, and Cambridge University.  

Community service is important to Brent, who previously served in the Oregon legislature. Brent continues this work by representing many nonprofit organizations pro bono.


Barton Trial Attorneys PC
214 SW Coast Hwy
Po Box 870
Newport, OR, 97365-4927


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AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Trial Lawyer
  • Barton Trial Attorneys
  • 2010 - Present
  • Associate
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • 2006 - 2010


  • Harvard University Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • University of Cambridge
  • MA - Masters
  • 2003
  • Stanford University
  • MA - Masters
  • 2002
  • Stanford University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2002
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  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • N/A
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • N/A

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Medical malpractice Attorney | Mar 04
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"I endorse this lawyer. Brent is hard working and diligent. He cares about his clients, and dives deeply into his cases. He has excellent research and writing skills. All of the above combine to make him a fine lawyer!"
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 16
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"Brent is a sharp legal mind and a strong advocate for his clients. He is not only an asset to his clients, but to the legal community at large. Brent gets my highest recommendation."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brent is a strong advocate and a valued and respected member of the personal injury bar. He understands what it takes to evaluate a claim and win a case. I strongly endorse him."
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Newport Birth injury Lawyer Brent Barton
Brent Barton
Birth injury Attorney
Newport, OR
Licensed for 17 years