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Frank James Dixon, American city administrator. Bar: Oregon 1979, United States District Court Oregon 1980, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1981, United States Tax Court 1988.


Dixon, Frank James was born on February 20, 1951 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United States. Son of Frank Jerome and Anne (Marincel) Dixon.


Bachelor, University Notre Dame, 1973. Juris Doctor, Lewis and Clark Law School, 1979.


Legal intern Multnomah County Legal Aid Service, Portland, Oregon, 1977-1979. Partner Dixon and Friedman, 1979-1990, shareholder, 1991-1994. Private practice, 1994-1995.

Assistant to Portland, Oregon, Commissioner Dan Saltzman. Commissioner's liaison to Office of Neighborhood Involvement and Bureau Emergency Communications.


Chairman Neighborhood West/N.W. Review Board, Portland, 1987-1989, chairman public safety advocates committee, 1992-1993. President Northwest District Association, 1986-1988. Member steering committee Portland Central Precinct Community Police Project, 1990-1991, Portland Police Bureau Chiefs Forum, 1992-1993.

Vice chair Police Interal Investigations Auditing Committee, Portland, 1994-1995. Secretary Veterans for Human Rights, Inc., 1994-1995. Candidate Oregon State Senate, 1995-1996.

Chair Friends of the Shelter Foundation, Inc., 1998-2000. Volunteer supervising attorney Consumer Justice Alliance. Member Oregon State Bar Association (active emeritus), Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Multnomah Athletic Club, Oregon Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club (treasurer 1993-1995).