Title: Lawyer, Educator
Company: Private Practice
Location: Newport, Oregon, United States
William “Bill” Arnold Barton, Lawyer at a Private Practice, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of law education.
Hailing from Morton, Washington, Mr. Barton was raised by his parents, Marvin Buryl and Jo Ellen Barton. Mr. Barton decided he wanted to help others and knew he could do so within the field of law. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Pacific University 1969 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Willamette University in 1972. He was admitted to the Oregon bar in 1972 and in 1973, he established his private law practice in Newport, Oregon. Mr. Barton has remained in practice since the 70s and has also taught as an adjunct professor at the Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon since 1983.
Mr. Morton holds membership with various esteemed organizations such as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, where he served on the board of governors from 1988 to 1991 and the Oregon Bar Association, where he has held the role of vice president since 1986. Additionally, he was the president of the Western Trial Lawyers Association in 1985 and of the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association in 1983, and continues to hold membership with both organizations. Mr. Morton is also a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the International Society of Barristers, the American Board of Trial Advisors, and the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Due to his success, Mr. Barton has been named the Oregon Trial Lawyers’ Distinguished Trial Lawyer in 2005, won the Oregon State Bar Owen M. Panner Professionalism Award in 2013, the Oregon State Bar Award of Merit in 2015, and the Western Trial Lawyers Association Dale Haralson Fallout Award in 2018. Mr. Barton has served as a trial judge pro tempore in all state courts and has tried approximately 500 jury trials. He has also written the book “Recovering for Psychological Injuries, 3rd Edition,” which is a leading book in the field of psychological injury recovery.
When he is not practicing law, Mr. Barton enjoys traveling around the country, writing, and serving as a life coach. He is currently building a park in Yakona, Oregon, and runs a booth camp for lawyers. As a testament to his success, Mr. Barton has been featured in the second edition of Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, third edition of Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals, and multiple editions of Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in the World.
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