Adam Shelton - Arnold Law in Eugene, Oregon – Powerful Advocacy. Proven Results.

Adam Shelton

@@10 Best 2015 FLA


Location: Portland, Oregon (Statewide practice)
Phone: (541) 338-9111 Eugene
(503) 477-7535 Portland
Fax: (541) 338-9101
E-mail: E-mail Me

Adam grew up in a small town in rural southern Ohio. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Political Science and History at Ohio University. In between college semesters, Adam worked in factories, shipping facilities, and has years of non-profit construction experience. After college, Adam decided to leave the comforts of the Midwest to attend law school at the University of Oregon.

Before joining Arnold Law in 2013, Adam initially hung his own shingle in Eugene, where he handled family law cases, mediated small claims issues, and received substantial contract work from the Lane County Juvenile Law consortium. Adam next moved to Portland to take an associate position at Jody Stahancyk’s Portland firm, Stahancyk, Kent & Hook, one of the largest family law firms in Oregon, where he continued to represent clients in domestic relations matters and gained invaluable exposure to complex financial and custody cases. However, Lane County soon beckoned again, so Adam decided to return to Eugene to join Arnold Law.

[Adam commenting on the differences between juvenile court & adult court in light of the Civic Stadium arson case.]

Adam views the attorney-client relationship as a team effort, first and foremost. His practice style emphasizes zealous advocacy and preparedness. Sometimes, simply working harder than the other side enables better results. Adam constantly seeks creative solutions to client problems, combined with the necessary empathy & understanding to meet a client’s individual needs. Whether it be a carefully crafted settlement letter or an aggressive tactic in trial, Adam strives to obtain the most beneficial result for his clients.

When Adam isn’t in the office or a courtroom, he spends his free time engaged in various sports (including, but not limited to, basketball, martial arts, soccer, and football), science fiction novels, film, fixing up a motorcycle that is older than him, music composition, and the variety of great outdoor activities that Oregon provides. He also volunteers for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lane County.


Adam embarking on one of the many Oregon outdoor pursuits he enjoys.


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