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Don Corson

Don Corson

Corson & Johnson Law Firm
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability...
  • Oregon
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Don Corson represents people seriously injured or killed by defective products, industrial accidents, medical negligence, vehicle and truck accidents, and other catastrophic incidents.

Don has the highest professional ratings for legal ability and ethics, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America1 in multiple categories for representing individuals, is consistently listed as a Super Lawyer, and is listed as a Top Rated Lawyers.

Before entering the field of law, Don was active in consumer and environmental issues. He decided to become a lawyer in part to help solve many of the injustices he saw. Don graduated first in his law school class from the University of Oregon in 1985. He completed a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of Oregon in 1976, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

Don is a member of the Oregon State Bar, the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the National Crime Victims Bar Association, Multnomah and Lane County Bar Associations, the Roland Rodman Inn of Court, and Public Justice. He is active in the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association and is a former OTLA President. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers as well as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Don is admitted to practice in all Oregon state and federal courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Don has been elected to Chair of the Council on Court Procedures, Oregon's rule-making body for laws relating to civil procedure. The 23 member Council consists of appellate judges, circuit court judges, practicing attorneys, and a public member. The Oregon Legislature created the Council to review the rules of civil procedure, study proposals concerning Oregon laws relating to civil procedure, and to promulgate rules of pleading, practice, and procedure. Rules adopted by the Council on Court Procedures become the official rules of court for the state unless expressly overruled by the Legislature.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Claims
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Corson & Johnson Law Firm
University of Oregon School of Law
J.D. (1985) | Law
Honors: Order of the Coif
Activities: Editor in Chief, Oregon Law Review
Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers
Professional Associations
Oregon State Bar # 851777
American College of Trial Lawyers
American Board of Trial Advocates
American Association for Justice
Sustaining Member
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
Activities: Former President of OTLA
Articles & Publications
Brain Injury Cases
Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon
Speaking Engagements
Brain Injury Cases, Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, Portland, Or
Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon
Websites & Blogs
Social Media
Contact & Map
940 Willamette Street | Suite 500
Eugene, OR 97401
Telephone: (541) 484-2525