Brent Goodfellow

Brent Goodfellow

  • Business Law, Divorce, Family Law ...
  • Oregon
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Mr. Goodfellow was admitted in 2003 to practice law in Oregon State Courts and in 2008 in the US District Court of Oregon. His judicial experience includes, McMinnville Municipal Court Judge Pro Tempore (2006-October, 2008); Carlton Municipal Court Judge Pro Tempore (April, 2007-October, 2008); and Circuit Court Judge Pro Tempore (October, 2008-2016). He was selected as a SuperLawyer Rising Star an unprecedented five straight years (2010-2015). This award goes to only the top 2.5 percent of Oregon lawyers as selected by his peers. He has been featured on Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight, Inside Edition, The Washington Post and New York Times, among others.

Mr. Goodfellow, the law firm’s managing partner, has recovered millions for individuals and businesses that have suffered injuries as a result of medical malpractice, car accidents, sexual assaults, discrimination and many other types of negligence. He has also represented hundreds of people going through the challenges that come with divorce, custody disputes, child support and spousal support modifications, and all family law related issues.

In his spare time, Mr. Goodfellow enjoys ultra-distance races. He has completed more than 40 triathlons and 5 Ironman distance triathlons, consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride and a marathon (26.2 miles). He has coached junior baseball, football and basketball. He lived in Japan as a volunteer for two years and speaks fluent Japanese. He loves to travel and has visited more than 25 countries. Above all, he loves spending time with his family, including his three children.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Federal Circuit
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  • Japanese: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Pro Tem Circuit Court Judge
Willamette University College of Law
J.D. (2003)
Honors: Managing Editor - Willamette Law Review
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (2000) | Political Science
Minor in Japanese
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Less than 5% of all Oregon lawyers receive this designation.
Rising Star (2010-2015)
Professional Associations
Oregon State Bar  # 033277
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Oregon State Bar Family Law Section
- Current
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Yamhill County Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
Betting on the Future of Sports
Willamette University Sports Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Law Day, McMinnville School District, McMinnville, OR
“Know Your Rights.”
Oregon Circuit Court Judge Pro Tem
Oregon Courts
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Goodfellow Law
105 NE 4th Street
McMinnville, OR 97128
Toll-Free: (503) 472-9090
Telephone: (503) 472-9090
Fax: (503) 472-9092