James Coon

James Coon

Personal Injury & Appellate Law

Founding partner James Coon has over 30 years of experience handling personal injury cases and appellate law. Read more.

Ray Thomas

Ray Thomas

Personal Injury, Bicycle & Pedestrian Law

Founding partner Ray Thomas applies his personal injury litigation expertise to the area of bicycle and pedestrian law in the state of Oregon. Read more.

Cynthia Newton

Cynthia Newton

Personal Injury & Catastrophic Injury

Trial lawyer Cynthia Newton has over 20 years of experience handling catastrophic personal injury cases in California and Oregon. Read more.

Chris Frost

Chris Frost

Workers’ Compensation

STCN lawyer Chris Frost leads the firm’s workers’ compensation practice area for people with on-the-job injuries.
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Cheryl Coon

Cheryl Coon

Social Security

Attorney Cheryl Coon applies her expertise to the area of social security disability law in the state of Oregon.
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Charley Gee

Charley Gee

Personal Injury

Charley Gee is a member of the personal injury litigation team at STCN, where he assists in the development and prosecution of cases.

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Melissa Haggerty

Melissa Haggerty

Social Security

Melissa Haggerty is a social security lawyer at STCN.
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Sydney Montanaro

Sydney Montanaro

Workers’ Compensation

Sydney Montanaro has joined Swanson, Thomas, Coon & Newton as an associate. Her practice will focus on representing injured workers in workers’ compensation claims.
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Welcome to Swanson, Thomas, Coon & Newton

We are a Portland, Oregon law firm that represents injured and disabled people in litigation. We use our legal work and community activism to improve the lives of working and injured people by advocating for safe communities and work practices, fair benefits and full compensation.

Straight Answers At No Cost

(503) 228-5222

James Coon

James Coon

Personal Injury & Appellate Law

Founding partner James Coon has over 30 years of experience handling personal injury cases and appellate law. Read more.

Ray Thomas

Ray Thomas

Personal Injury, Bicycle & Pedestrian Law

Founding partner Ray Thomas applies his personal injury litigation expertise to the area of bicycle and pedestrian law in the state of Oregon. Read more.

Cynthia Newton

Cynthia Newton

Personal Injury & Catastrophic Injury

Trial lawyer Cynthia Newton has over 20 years of experience handling catastrophic personal injury cases in California and Oregon. Read more.

Chris Frost

Chris Frost

Workers’ Compensation

STCN lawyer Chris Frost leads the firm’s workers’ compensation practice area for people with on-the-job injuries.
Read more.

Cheryl Coon

Cheryl Coon

Social Security

Attorney Cheryl Coon applies her expertise to the area of social security disability law in the state of Oregon.
Read more.

Charley Gee

Charley Gee

Personal Injury

Charley Gee is a member of the personal injury litigation team at STCN, where he assists in the development and prosecution of cases.

Read more.

Melissa Haggerty

Melissa Haggerty

Social Security

Melissa Haggerty is a social security lawyer at STCN.
Read more.

Sydney Montanaro

Sydney Montanaro

Workers’ Compensation

Sydney Montanaro has joined Swanson, Thomas, Coon & Newton as an associate. Her practice will focus on representing injured workers in workers’ compensation claims.
Read more.

Bicycle & Pedestrian Law Books

Pedal Power: Legal Guide for Oregon Bicyclists

Pedal Power: Legal Guide for Oregon Bicyclists

A collection of information about bicycle law in Oegon.

Oregon Pedestrian Rights: A Legal Guide for Persons on Foot

Oregon Pedestrian Rights: A Guide for Persons on Foot

Resources and information about pedestrian law in Oregon

Let STCN Help You

Workers Comp

Worker’s Compensation

  • Learn About Your Rights
  • Answers to Your Medical Questions

Personal Injury

Personal Injury

  • What to Do if You are Hurt
  • Personal Injury Resources

Social Security

Social Security

  • Are You Disabled?
  • Medical Impairments
  • Winning your case

Bicycle and Pedestrian Law

Bicycle and Pedestrian Law

  • Bicycle Legal Guide
  • Know Your Rights
  • Legal Guide for People on Foot

Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic Injuries

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Wrongful Death

On-The-Job Injuries

On-The-Job Injuries

  • What to Do if You are Hurt

In the News

Court of Appeals Upholds $25 Million Jury Award to Punish Philip Morris in Tobacco Fraud Case (July 15, 2015)

Jim Coon successfully represented the Estate of Michelle Schwarz against Philip Morris in the tobacco company’s appeal of a $25 million jury award of punitive damages for “light cigarette” tobacco fraud.
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Cynthia Newton’s Talk at the Oregon Law Institute’s “Trial Practice: It’s all About Persuasion” (June 17, 2015)

STCN’s Cynthia Newton was an invited speaker at the Oregon Law Institute’s “Trial Practice: It’s all About Persuasion” and discussed Civil Jury Instructions.
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Governor signs into law a bill that would provide medical records free of charge to disability applicants appealing a denial by Social Security (June 10, 2015)

Cheryl Coon successfully drafted and shepherded legislation to ensure that disabled Oregonians are not prevented from pursuing their disability cases because of the inability to pay for medical records.
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Chris Frost’s Workers’ Compensation at AFL-CIO Summer School this August

STCN’s Chris Frost will be doing a workshop on Workers’ Compensation at the AFL-CIO Summer School weekend event on August 7-9 in Eugene.
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