Macon Benoit

Macon (pronounced Mason) is a life long Oregonian who grew up in Yamhill county. Following his graduation from the University of Portland, Macon spent a gap year working for a commercial real estate firm and was convinced by his boss that his talents were well suited for the practice of law. Macon attended Gonzaga University School of Law (J.D., 2010). Macon got an early introduction to the courtroom while interning with the school’s Indian Law Clinic. He represented members of the Kalispel Tribe of Indians in state and tribal court in both criminal and civil matters.


Macon began his legal career with Legal Aid Services of Oregon in 2010 specializing in Juvenile law in Multnomah County Circuit Court.  In  2015 he left to pursue a Masters in Taxation (LL.M. Taxation, 2016) from the University of Washington. There he was a member of the schools tax law clinic assisting clients in tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service. Macon opened his own office as a solo attorney in Astoria, OR in 2016. In private practice, Macon provided representation in criminal defense and juvenile law while also expanding into family law, taxation and civil matters.


Macon believes that the primary role of every attorney is to be a problem solver for their client. He enjoys working on the wide range of legal problems that come his way and relishes in solving them. He is skilled in negotiating successful resolutions and if need be, his countless hours of courtroom experience provide him the confidence to litigate and advocate effectively on behalf of his client.


Macon, and his family love living on the Oregon Coast. He enjoys surfing, Timbers soccer games, and splashing around in the waves with his children.

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