Truman A. Stone


Truman has practiced in multiple areas of law over more than three decades and is known as a utility infielder on whatever team he has worked with.  For the last 11 years he has focused on municipal and government law, first as an in-house city attorney, then with Local Government Law Group.  He has taken on a multitude of projects such as special district formation, mergers, annexations, ballot measures and election law, and real estate disputes and litigation.  Truman has significant experience in state and federal trial and appellate courts in Oregon and Washington (inactive Washington Bar member).  Truman has been a frequent public speaker, leading many continuing legal education trainings for attorneys as well as having taught high school, college, and law school students.  He can help train your board members to be both effective and in compliance with Oregon law.


Truman grew up in small town Iowa and moved to Oregon in 1989.  He understands that volunteerism is the lifeblood of small town communities and has served on numerous boards and committees.  He is a longtime Trustee of George Fox University, a member of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife State Access and Habitat Board, Valley Development Initiatives, and Friendsview Retirement Community boards.  He and his family enjoy classical music, fishing, and hunting with their Small Munsterlander pointer.


J.D., Lewis and Clark Law School (1992)
B.A., Bethel University, History (1989)

Practice Areas

  • Municipal Law
  • Litigation