E.S. Deacon

E.S. DeaconE.S. Deacon

Edward S. Deacon has been a litigator for over 25 years. He began his legal career as a defense attorney with the Bay Area firm Boornazian, Jensen & Garthe. In 1990, he and his family relocated to Davis and he joined Mr. Wilcoxen’s firm, then named Wilcoxen, Callahan, Montgomery & Harbison. Since that time, he has represented clients in state and federal courts in personal injury matters ranging from relatively minor injuries to catastrophic life-changing traumas, wrongful death, employment discrimination, nursing home negligence, products liability and civil rights claims. He has participated in numerous arbitrations, mediations and trials resulting in compensation for his clients from 5 to 7 figures.

Professional Affiliations


Mr. Deacon attended Humboldt State College in Arcata, California. While in college, he was a member of the swimming and water polo teams and achieved All-American status in more than one swimming event. He attended law school at McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and was admitted to the California State Bar in 1987.

Reported Cases

Carlin v. Superior Court (1996) 12 Cal.4th 1104; Stockett v. Association of California Water Agencies Joint Powers Insurance Authority (2004) 34 Cal.4th 441.

Practice Areas

Personal injury suffered due to:

He also practices in the areas of employment discrimination, legal malpractice and civil rights violations.


Mr. Deacon enjoys time with family and friends. He also enjoys swimming and ocean sports, including surfing, body surfing, snorkeling and fishing, as well as snow skiing, biking, golf and travel.