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John Parsons
John Parsons

John Parsons

With strong encouragement from friends and colleagues, John is expanding his practice to include mediation work for which he is uniquely qualified.  He has more than 31 years of experience handling a variety of business and commercial disputes, corporate and partnership disputes, and probate and trust matters in Oregon and Washington. John’s mediation skills are honed by years of litigation, arbitration, mediation, and a significant number of both bench and jury trials. Coupled with John’s background in family business this combination lends insight into his clients’ personal investment in and commitment to running successful businesses and the impact that litigation has on the challenge of business ownership in today’s litigious environment. As a mediator, John recognizes the critical need for collaborative mediation and establishes a fair mediation process with the goal of finding a viable resolution for all parties.

As a trial lawyer, John has always endeavored to focus on cost efficient and deliberate action to achieve his clients’ goals. He brings that same focus and determination to helping you resolve your legal disputes.


  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D.
  • Utah State University, B.A., cum laude

Areas Of Practice

  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Partnership
  • Probate

Liability Insurance

  • Yes


  • Super Lawyer® 2012-2023 (Business Litigation)
  • Best Lawyers in America 2021-2024 (Business Litigation; Trust and Estate Disputes)
  • AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer (Martindale Hubbell) 2003 to date