Aaron DeShaw

Aaron DeShaw

Doctor, Lawyer

(503) 227-1233

Key Facts

Willamette University Western States Chiropractic College, D.C. Willamette University, J.D. Pepperdine University College of Law, London, United Kingdom
Legal and Professional Associations
American Association for Justice Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
Professional Affiliations
Oregon State Bar Washington State Bar


Dr. Aaron DeShaw, Esq. has individually, and in cooperation with other law firms, obtained settlements and verdicts for his clients in excess of $1 Billion. He has the largest compensatory damage verdict in Oregon history, and the largest below knee leg amputation verdict in the United States - a $77,500,000 verdict in M.M. v. Nicolopoulos.  

DeShaw is the founder of Trial Guides, and co-founder of Settlement Intelligence.  DeShaw is the leading author in the U.S. on the subject of Colossus, the computer assessment program used by most auto insurance companies for evaluating personal injury claims. DeShaw is the author of three books, and is featured in multiple professional education videos on the topics of traumatic injuries and insurance.

Aaron holds a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Western States Chiropractic College and a Juris Doctorate from Willamette University College of Law. As a doctor, he was on staff at the exclusive Hale Clinic in London England, and additionally practiced in five countries treating people from over 100 nations. He has lectured extensively for both physician and legal professionals during his careers as a doctor and lawyer. Aaron has been elected by his peers to Super Lawyers in multiple years. He is one of less than 100 members of ABOTA in Oregon.

Presently, more than 90% of Aaron’s cases involve traumatic brain injuries, with the remainder of his personal injury cases being catastrophic injuries such as quadriplegia, spinal cord injuries, amputation, and wrongful death cases. He has extensive experience doing jury trials on complex medical injury cases. 

He is a former board member of the Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon, an association of doctors, lawyers and other health care providers who are dedicated to helping people with life changing brain injuries.

He is also a musician, photographer, and single parent.

Aaron DeShaw's Products

Mastering Motor Vehicle Cases - Trial Guides
Mastering Motor Vehicle Cases
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Writing Demand Letters for Traumatic Brain Injuries - Trial Guides
Mastering Personal Injury Cases - Trial Guides
Overview of Traumatic Brain Injuries - On Demand - Trial Guides
Common Injuries in Personal Injury Cases - On Demand - Trial Guides
Trial Guides Digital Archive - On Demand - Trial Guides
Discrediting the Fake Bad Scale - On Demand - Trial Guides
Spinal Injury Cases, Session Six: Litigation - On Demand CLE - Trial Guides
Testifying in Deposition, Arbitration & Trial - On Demand - Trial Guides
Mastering Motor Vehicle Cases - On Demand - Trial Guides
Mastering Personal Injury Cases - On Demand - Trial Guides