Gabriel Watson decided to start Watson Law, before enrolling to attend law school. Working as a firefighter at the time, he was forced to represent his parents after a neighbor attempted to acquire the family’s treasured vacation spot in Central Oregon. Not only was he able to win back the right to the family’s cabin, but he discovered his passion for the law, and his willingness to stop at nothing before securing desired outcomes.
Gabriel believes that what wins a case, secures an approval, and makes a business thrive, is strategy, dedication, and tireless advocacy. As an advocate—this sets him aside. Rather than telling clients what has worked best for others—Gabriel listens, learns, and appreciates exactly what sets his clients aside from others; informed by this knowledge, he approaches your representation prepared to do whatever is necessary to secure the best outcomes possible.
Watson Law opened its doors in 2019. Since then, they've worked with a variety of clients, ranging from start-up’s to small businesses, developers to investors, and individuals in need of quality legal representation. Watson Law brings an exceptional level of enthusiasm, dedication, and nuanced perspective that makes the firm the desirable for clients with a range of needs.
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Gabriel has lived in Oregon his entire life, he attended Grant High School, the University of Oregon, and Lewis and Clark College.
Working as a firefighter to put himself through law school, Gabriel interned at Seidl Law Office, a local boutique civil litigation firm. As an intern, Gabriel assisted lead counsel on several matters, sitting second seat at trials, and working directly with clients, expert witnesses, and court staff.
Working as a solo-practitioner allows Gabriel the time and flexibility to work directly with each of his clients, ensuring that desired outcomes and results are well understood, and that his approach to representation is in-line with the desires and expectations of each and every client.
Gabriel currently represents clients in matters involving land use and planning, business and contract disputes, and personal injuries. A skilled negotiator, he approaches every case from the standpoint that solid strategy and preparation are the key to securing excellent results, whether through settlement or at trial.
LEWIS and CLARK COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2018
B.A., Political Science, Business Administration, minor.
A.A.S. Emergency Medicine
Activities & Affiliations
Oregon State Bar
Multnomah County Bar Association
Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
International Association of Firefighters
Portland Firefighters Association