Our ClientTestimonials

The Verdict Is In:

Extraordinarily thorough. Impeccably honest. Extremely dedicated. Better results. Those aren’t our words; they’re the words of our clients and colleagues. Our clients can’t imagine how they would have faced their challenges without us. And our opponents would want us on their side if they, or someone they loved, were ever injured.

That speaks volumes. But we’ll let them tell you.

Number one on our list for referral of large injury cases.
Stephen English, Perkins Coie
One of the most sought after plaintiff’s attorneys in Oregon.
David B. Markowitz, Markowitz Herbold Glade & Mehlhaf
Took all the legal stuff off my shoulders.
Casey Deckard, client
Compassionate and supportive. It’s like having a second family looking out for you.
Mrs. D, client
A tough, but fair, adversary. His word is good and his skills scary.
Robert M. Keating, Keating Jones Hughes
Really believe in what they do, which makes a huge difference.
Mrs. D, client
Law is absolutely scary. They make it clear that that’s for them to worry about.
Casey Deckard, client
There are no substitutes.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
Extraordinarily thorough.
Peter Richter, Miller Nash
Tenacious and a tireless worker.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
Simply great at what they do. Excellent client service and top results
Stephen English, Perkins Coie
Nobody in Oregon has done more for our profession than Bill.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
A gifted orator and superior trial lawyer.
Stephen English, Perkins Coie
Unparalleled professionalism.
Michael R. Hogan, US District Judge
Awe-inspiring tactical and technical efforts in litigation.
Michael R. Hogan, US District Judge
Willing to take on the things that aren’t popular at the moment.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
I never expected to have this kind of relationship with a law firm.
Casey Deckard, client
A groundbreaker in the sexual abuse field.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
An extraordinary attention to detail.
Sam Paneno, client
A firm that will stick with you start to finish…and then some.
Mrs. D, client
Wants to do right by the client, not what’s easiest.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
Can find the good in situations where most people only see the bad.
Ralph Spooner, Spooner & Much
Brent’s energy is amazing! He took off running with the case.
Casey Deckard, client
They don’t miss a detail. At all.
Mrs. D, client
Treats your case as his masterpiece.
Sam Paneno, client
They were my ‘armor,” protection at a very vulnerable time.
Casey Deckard, client
Incredibly accessible. I had both Bill and Brent’s cell phone numbers and they were in constant communication.
Casey Deckard, client
Paid attention to the smallest things, while figuring out the big picture at the same time.
Sam Paneno, client
Really respected, which put us in a good position before we ever sat down at the table.
Sam Paneno, client
Knows professionalism is not only the right thing to do but is the smartest approach.
Richard Vangelisti, Vangelisti Kocher
At a time when everything had been ripped out from under us, they put some ground under our feet.
Mrs. D., client
If I had to go through something like I did, I wouldn’t want to go down that road with anyone but Bill.
Mrs. D, client
I focused on getting well and other areas of my life, and could leave it their hands.
Sam Paneno, client
Takes on the tough cases and follows through; not just on the case, but in convincing others.
Peter Richter, Miller Nash
Honest and plain spoken. However pleasant or unpleasant it’s going to be, you know right where you stand.
Mrs. D, client
I consider Bill to be one of the best, if not the best, trial attorney in the state of Oregon. And frankly that includes myself.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
Understand and are able to develop the strength of a case better than anyone else.
Stephen English, Perkins Coie
Comes from a humble background and has achieved spectacular success [and] national recognition for his results in the courtroom.
Ralph Spooner, Spooner & Much
“The staff was great. I didn’t just feel like I had great lawyers on my side, but a whole team.
Casey Deckard, client
Being an attorney myself, I’d say he’s an artist. Litigation is an art and he’s a master of his craft.
Sam Paneno, client
When you get this firm you get complete attention and devotion and you never have to worry about being shuffled off to the side.
Stephen English, Perkins Coie
Regardless of the type of case, Bill Barton always brings 100 percent of his efforts in the preparation, imagination, and passion needed to zealously represent his client.
Peter Richter, Miller Nash
Bill is compassionate, and this is one of the reasons why he is a successful trial attorney and teacher. He spends hundreds of hours a year teaching and mentoring despite the fact that he is already one of the most sought after plaintiff’s attorneys in Oregon.
David B. Markowitz, Markowitz Herbold Glade & Mehlhaf
Bill Barton is the essence of being a lawyer. He has brought respect, honor, dignity (and good results) to our profession. Nobody in Oregon has done more for our profession than Bill.
Bill Wheatley, Jacqua & Wheatley
If something happened to me, I would want my wife to be represented by Bill. I know that whatever happened it would happen faster and economically better, and while she was going through that very difficult situation he would create the best possible situation for her….Which reminds me, I need to go home and tell her that.
Stephen English, Perkins Coie

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