Our mission is to ease the burdens of aging and provide peace of mind by using a holistic and caring approach to planning for life’s challenges. We work to preserve a family legacy and to enhance the quality of life for clients of all ages.

J. Thomas Pixton

Tom Pixton is a seasoned elder law and estate planning attorney with more than 25 years of experience advising families about how to find and pay for quality long term care and how to preserve seniors’ hard earned assets. He attended University of California at Berkeley, Brigham Young University, and University of San Francisco where he received his law degree in 1975.

Tom is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, ElderCounsel and the Estate Planning and Elder Law sections of the Oregon State Bar.  He is also licensed in Washington and California.  He currently sits on the Executive Committee of the Elder Law Section of the Oregon State Bar. Tom is a musician, private pilot, husband, father of 7 and grandfather of 23.


Joy Corgain
John Shickich

Joy Corgain has been a paralegal for over 10 years having worked in many different areas of the law from criminal defense to surrogacy to probate and estate planning. This diversity has provided her with a broad perspective on how to communicate and build relationships in order to help clients reach their goals. Above all Joy strives to make sure client’s feel heard and taken care of.

Joy is a music lover, performer, and obsessive gardener.


John has been practicing law since 1987.  He is an experienced attorney with expertise in Estate Planning, Veterans Aid and Attendance and Medicaid eligibility.  He is currently a member of the executive committee of the elder law section of the Oregon State Bar.  John was recently a director with ElderCounsel, LLC, a national organization that provides services to elder law attorneys.  He not only advises clients but has been a presenter for National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Veterans Advocate Group of America, the Certified Financial Planners Association as well as numerous state bar associations.  His passion is to bring innovative planning strategies to clients and to educate other attorneys about them.  John welcomes the opportunity to work collaboratively with you and your financial professionals to pursue optimal outcomes.


Pixton Law Group

17355 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Suite A

Lake Oswego, Or. 97035

503 968 2020