Cornelius, Oregon Criminal Lawyers

Damien Donnelly-Cole
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Navigating the Judicial Forest - Here to Help Throughout Oregon

Facing DUII or other criminal charges can be an embarrassing, terrifying, and intimidating experience. The arrest, the overwhelming legal process, and emotional drain can make you feel confused and abandoned without any... Read More »
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Brian Patrick Conry
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Oregon Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience

When criminal problems and immigration statuses intersect, Oregon and Washington residents all too frequently face deportation that requires immediate legal representation. Brian Patrick Conry is among a very limited... Read More »
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Michael Romano
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

Mr. Romano attended Southern Oregon University (formerly Southern Oregon State College) in Ashland, Oregon where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor degree in Philosophy. He then... Read More »
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Jared Justice
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience

Criminal Defense and DUII Defense in Clackamas County Circuit Court and the surrounding municipal courts (West Linn, Lake Oswego, Gladstone, Canby, and Oregon City) for nearly a decade. Serving my clients locally allows... Read More »
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Robert Jesse Harris
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(503) 648-4777 165 SE 26th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Robert Harris is founder and president of Harris Velazquez Gibbens, Law Firm. A medium sized law firm located in Hillsboro Oregon with a second office in Northeast Portland.

Our law firm focuses on litigation, specializing in:
+ Personal Injury
+ Family law
+ Criminal Law and DUII.

Harris Velazquez Gibbens has earned the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell: Preeminent AV rated. Indicating excellence in the legal field and the highest ethical standards, as well as perfect 10.0 ratings from AVVO

Jennifer Robins
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 648-4777 165 SE 26th Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
Portland DUI Attorney http://www.harrislawsite.com/portland-dui-attorney.asp
Amy N. Velazquez
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(503) 648-4777 165 SE 26th Ave
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Willamette University College of Law
Casey Gibbens
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(503) 648-4777 165 SE 26th Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI, Insurance Claims and Nursing Home
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 844-4888 247 SE Washington St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
(503) 640-1663 217 E Main St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
(503) 693-7505 233 E Main St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
101 SW Washington St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI and Estate Planning
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
101 SW Washington St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal and DUI
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 693-7505 233 E Main St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, Business, DUI and Estate Planning
Daniel Fan
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer

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Kenneth Stafford
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Lewis & Clark Law SchoolOregon
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 640-0708 101 SW Washington St
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Casey Kovacic
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(503) 693-8725 249 NE Lincoln St
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Willamette University College of Law
Portland area criminal defense attorney Casey Kovacic provides clients with attentive, personalized legal services in all areas of criminal law. With extensive experience, commitment to understanding the law and tireless work ethic, Casey arms clients with the necessary tools to pursue justice. Exclusively practicing criminal defense, Casey's clients benefit from his in-depth knowledge of criminal law and procedure, and adaptive methods during negotiations, pleas bargaining, pre-trial and trial. Casey handles every type of state criminal case. From DUI's and misdemeanors to homicide charges, he brings an unwavering commitment to pursuing a fair and just outcome for every client he defends.
Peter R Tovey
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(503) 648-0707 5289 NE Elam Young Parkway
Suite 110
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Criminal, Estate Planning and Immigration
Lewis & Clark Law School
I represent clients in immigration law, estate planning, and criminal defense matters.

My passion for immigration law comes from living abroad for several years. As the son of immigrants, I understand the importance of obtaining professional assistance when seeking immigration benefits such as Employment Authorization, Lawful Permanent Residency and U.S. Citizenship. I enjoy representing international clients from all walks of life and take pride in family unity.

Helping clients design estate plans is both an art and a science. I take pride in assisting individuals and couples wanting to “plan ahead”, preserve assets, and avoid the time and expense of probate. I...
Edward Kroll
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(971) 205-3266 1323 NE Orenco Station Pkwy
Suite 210
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Oregon School of Law
I am a former prosecutor who has been focused on criminal defense since 2010. I have extensive trial experience. As one of the partners at Kroll & Johnson, P.C., I promise each client courtesy, care, and results. As a team, we focus on criminal defense, personal injury, and family law. Please look at my website www.portlandcriminallawfirm.com for more information.
Chris Trotter
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(971) 205-5695 6125 NE Cornell Road
Suite 380
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Willamette University College of Law
Providing high quality legal representation to every client is Chris Trotter's first priority. With a strong academic background and extensive trial experience, he is able to help clients navigate their way through the often complex and confusing legal system. It can be very intimidating to get involved in the legal system, particularly when facing criminal charges. Specializing in the areas of criminal defense, DUI defense, gun rights litigation, expungements, and protective orders, Chris can provide you or your loved one with excellent and aggressive legal representation.

Chris has experience in both criminal defense and prosecution. He worked for the Washington...
Kathy Proctor
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
(503) 352-0731 17933 NW Evergreen Pkwy., Ste. 111
Beaverton, OR 97006
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Willamette University
Oscar Garcia
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
(503) 693-1095 230 NE 2nd Avenue, Ste D
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Criminal and DUI
Criminal Defense Attorney. Representing individuals charge with criminal offenses is State and Federal Court.
Tom Collins
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Hillsboro, OR Criminal Law Attorney
249 NE Lincoln St
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Kenneth Kahn II
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(503) 241-4105 1000 SW Broadway
Suite 2300
Portland, OR 97205
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark Law School
Your initial telephone conference is free. (503) 241-4105.

I've defended the rights of the accused for over 26 years and handled over 6,000 cases. Rated 10 Best, Client Satisfaction (American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys). Rated as one of the Top Lawyers in Oregon for Ethical Standards (2015 and 2016, The Legal Network). Rated as one of the Top 100 Criminal Lawyers in America (2016, The National Trial Lawyers). Ranked in the top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers, Oregon (2016, American Society of Legal Advocates).

Rated Excellent by Avvo.com. My experience in court will make your experience...
Jennie Lynn Clark
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(503) 238-1010 6501 SW Macadam Ave Suite E
Portland, OR 97239
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Member of the Oregon State Bar since 2000 Member of the Oregon Federal Bar since 2000 Member of Washington State Bar since 2010. I practice in a variety of areas of the law, which is useful when there are overlapping legal issues. We offer a free phone consultation for the following types of cases:
Personal Injury
Motor vehicle accidents
Dog bites
...
Douglas Green
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

Doug loves working with our clients to achieve the best results, whether that means resolving a case through negotiations or taking the case to trial. Even before attending law school, Doug wanted to be a trial lawyer.... Read More »
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MacDaniel E. Reynolds
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Oregon Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience

We do one thing, and we do it very well – we represent good people facing Oregon DUI charges. Who are the “good people” we represent? Our clients are productive members of society. They are folks with integrity,... Read More »
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Daniel DiCicco
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(503) 967-3996 205 SE Spokane St, #337
Portland, OR 97202
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Employment and Family
Lewis & Clark Law School
Daniel DiCicco is a Portland Business Attorney providing full-service legal support including Litigation and Transactional work. Contracts, Business Formation, Capital Raises, and Litigation.

Every successful business will one day face the reality that relationships can go south in a hurry. Partnerships dissolve, employees become disgruntled, vendors can cheat you, and contracts can go unfulfilled. And of course, there are always people out there looking to make a quick buck by filing a bogus law suit against your company.

When that happens, you need an attorney with the experience, skill, and energy to defend your business and to proactively pursue and enforce your...
MacDaniel E. Reynolds
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(503) 223-3422 12725 SW Millikan Way
Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
We do one thing, and we do it very well – we represent good people facing Oregon DUI charges.

Who are the “good people” we represent?

Our clients are productive members of society. They are folks with integrity, who know right from wrong, and who generally respect the police. I relate pretty well with this kind of person, because this was me, twenty years ago when I was arrested for a DUI.

I’ve combined this personal experience with the years of professional experience I’ve had since as a prosecutor and defense attorney, and I’ve designed the Reynolds Defense Firm to be the firm...
Brian Patrick Conry
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(503) 274-4430 534 SW 3rd Ave Suite 711
Portland, OR 97204
Criminal, Appeals and Immigration
Lewis & Clark Law School
When criminal problems and immigration statuses intersect, Oregon and Washington residents all too frequently face deportation that requires immediate legal representation.

Brian Patrick Conry is among a very limited group of attorneys who routinely practice in both the criminal defense area as well as deportation defense courtrooms. Mr. Conry's work has included litigation before the:

- State court, circuit court, and local Portland and Tacoma immigration courts.
- Appellate courts (State, Federal and Immigration).
- Federal, District (federal trial court level).

Mr. Conry has represented clients on criminal cases and/or post-conviction relief cases involving drug trafficking, homicide, sexual abuse, rape, assault, theft and burglary...
Michael Romano
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(503) 208-5529 111 SW 5th Ave.
Suite 3150
Portland, OR 97204
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Willamette University College of Law
Mr. Romano attended Southern Oregon University (formerly Southern Oregon State College) in Ashland, Oregon where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science, with a minor degree in Philosophy. He then received his Juris Doctorate at Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon. While in law school, Mr. Romano clerked for the Marion County District Attorney’s Office and developed a taste for trial work. He was then admitted to the Oregon State Bar in 2000 and began his career as a prosecutor working in Klamath, Coos, and Deschutes Counties. In early 2006, he then opened his private...
Damien Donnelly-Cole
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(503) 664-3646 333 SW Taylor Street
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law and DUI
Washington University School of Law
Facing DUII or other criminal charges can be an embarrassing, terrifying, and intimidating experience. The arrest, the overwhelming legal process, and emotional drain can make you feel confused and abandoned without any help. At Stumptown Legal, we want you to know that you are not alone. We are on your side to protect your rights to the fullest. If you or a loved one is facing charges, you need an expert criminal defense lawyer in your corner who truly cares and will be an aggressive advocate. We will not judge you, honest and respectable people make mistakes and need...
Michelle Thomas
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(503) 223-3422 3220 SW 1st Ave
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97239
Criminal and DUI
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Michelle Thomas is all about quality over quantity. While this generally gives her a straight-forward, no-nonsense communication style, her inner hipster is lying in wait, ready to spring an in-depth conversation about craft food and beverages, local art, and beachside adventures. As a former prosecutor with extensive experience and training in trial advocacy and criminal law, Michelle immediately knew RDF was a perfect fit. Being well versed in DUII law and how it is evolving in Oregon, she wanted a place where she could make a difference in the lives of good people ready to make positive changes. She truly...
Nathan Piers-VanderPloeg
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
101 SW Main Street, Ste. 805
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationCriminal, Education, Employment and Personal Injury
Oregon State University
Nathan Piers-VanderPloeg is a native Oregonian born and raised in the Portland area. He graduated with a degree in Political Science from Linfield College in 2005 and earned his law degree from the University of Oregon in 2011. While working for the Lane County District Attorney as a third-year law student, Nathan tried and won five cases, including a seven count felony jury trial. Following his graduation from law school, Nathan worked as an associate in a general litigation firm, focusing his personal practice on the areas of Employment Law, Personal Injury, and criminal defense. He has handled a...
Mario Musil
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(877) 706-8745 121 Southwest Salmon Street
Suite 1158
Portland, OR 97204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Personal Injury
Florida State University College of Law
Attorney Mario Musil received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2005. The following year, Mr. Musil obtained his MBA from FGCU as well. To fulfill his childhood dreams of becoming a lawyer, Mr. Musil went on to study the law at Florida State University, where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 2008.Mr. Musil started his legal career while still in law school, externing as a Legal Intern for the Office of The State Attorney, where he successfully tried numerous cases. His experiences there sparked a desire to help people in difficult situations and...
Andy Green
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(503) 477-5040 111 SW Columbia St, Ste 1390
PORTLAND, OR 97201
Free ConsultationPORTLAND, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
Criminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
“I feel so much better now that I’ve discussed my case with you.” That’s what people tell me after meeting with me for the first time. They feel better because I take a personal approach to the practice of law. I take the time to get to know my clients and the legal problems they are facing. After talking with me, my clients know that I genuinely want to help them. As an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Portland, I take a lot of pride in doing everything possible to help my clients reach the best possible outcome....
Lake James H. Perriguey
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(503) 227-1928 1906 SW Madison Street
Portland, OR 97205
Criminal, Civil Rights, DUI and Family
Lewis & Clark Law School
Law Works is a full service law firm in historical downtown Portland. Lake Perriguey works to bring the best representation to the client. Lake filed the Oregon marriage equality case, Geiger v. Kitzhaber, advancing civil rights for GLBTQ Oregonians. Lake also represented Jamie Shupe, resulting in the first court order recognizing a non-binary individual. Lake has a long history of civil rights success. Lake Perriguey represents clients in a variety of practice areas. Rates vary depending on the case. House calls and alternative meeting environments can also be accommodated when applicable. Whatever your legal interest,...
Michelle Thomas
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer

Michelle Thomas is all about quality over quantity. While this generally gives her a straight-forward, no-nonsense communication style, her inner hipster is lying in wait, ready to spring an in-depth conversation about... Read More »
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Kami White
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

Lewis & Clark Law SchoolCalifornia and Oregon
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Jason Glenn Short
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(503) 620-9887 12755 SW 69th Avenue
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97223
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Willamette University College of Law
Jason Short is an experienced trial lawyer who can help anyone feeling like they are buried in legal problems. Jason is proud to provide quality legal representation to his clients facing both criminal and non-criminal matters throughout Oregon. Prior to starting the Short Law Group, P.C., Jason worked for nearly 8 years as a Deputy District Attorney in Oregon. As a former prosecutor, he gained extensive trial experience trying over 160 cases to juries and judges and handling over 6,000 cases. These cases ranged from DUIIs, traffic crimes, misdemeanors, felonies and serious Measure 11 cases. He has even represented attorneys...
Robert Glenn Crow
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PORTLAND, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(503) 298-6713 1050 SW 6th Ave
Ste 1415
PORTLAND, OR 97204
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Robert concentrates his practice on criminal law, some family law matters, and some general litigation. Robert's criminal practice ranges from DUII cases to domestic violence cases to property crimes, such as theft, ID theft, and forgery. Robert also enjoys working on cases involving family law matters such as restraining and stalking orders. Robert also represents clients in personal injury matters such as car accidents and slip and fall injuries.

Robert strives to follow the philosophy that everyone deserves a good, competent, and dedicated criminal defense attorney in the defense of their legal and constitutional rights. Robert also believes that a person...
Stephen Palmer
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Newberg, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
515 E 1st St
Newberg, OR 97132
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Oregon
Steve has been practicing law since 1994, graduating from University of Oregon Law School where he served on the Managerial Board of the Oregon Law Review. Steve has served as a Municipal Court Judge for the Cities of Newberg, Sherwood, Dayton, Dundee, Yamhill-Carlton, and McMinnville and he is a current member of the Domestic Relations Section of the Oregon State Bar, and the Yamhill County Bar Association. Steve is a managing partner at the law firm, Brown Tarlow Bridges, & Palmer, PC in Newberg, Oregon. Steve's practice focuces primarily on: Family Law including: Complex Dissolutions & Legal Separations, Custody, Parenting Time and...
Kenneth Stafford
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(503) 223-3422 12725 SW Millikan Way
Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
Jace D. Cook
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Lake Oswego, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 4 years experience
(503) 567-8191 5 Centerpointe Dr.
Suite 400
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Lewis & Clark Law School and Friedrich Schiller University - School of Law
Jace D. Cook, Esq., is the founder, manager, and a shareholder of COOK LAW - There when you need it.® After spending several years gaining experience in multiple disciplines of the law, Mr. Cook envisioned a practice that would treat clients like family by providing a combination of personable legal advice and the strongest representation possible in every case. Having externed and worked for other general practice law firms, criminal defense lawyers, and former prosecutors, Mr. Cook got the inside track on criminal defense representation and trial law. On this experience and "real world" knowledge he built COOK LAW.

Our core...
Shanon Gray
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Lake Oswego, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(503) 902-9377 644 North State Street
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
Oklahoma City University School of Law
As the founder of Gray Law, LLC, Clackamas County attorney Shanon Grey offers legal representation to people accused of a crime. For more than 13 years, Attorney Grey has worked in the legal field. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Grey was a prosecutor in Multnomah County for several years. He is a received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri Columbia and his law degree from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. For a free consult, please contact his firm today.
Hershall Brown
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PORTLAND, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 512-0483 9420 N PORTSMOUTH AVE
PORTLAND, OR 97203
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
St. Mary's University School of Law
Graduating from Arizona State University with a B.A. in Chemistry Education in 1997, Hershall went on to teach high school chemistry, physics, math and biology before owning and operating multiple businesses and later graduating from St. Mary’s School of Law with a Juris Doctorate.

Hershall has a proven track record of success practicing law. His diverse background, persistence and result-orientated drive benefits hundreds of satisfied clients, like you, achieve remarkable results. He has practiced in personal injury, contested wills and trusts and criminal defense. Since joining the outstanding team of attorneys at Cornerstone Law Group he has focused on...
Squire M Bozorth
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Lake Oswego, OR Criminal Law Lawyer
(503) 266-1661 4800 SW Meadows Rd
Suite 300
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
With nearly a decade working as a prosecutor on both the Clackamas and Tillamook County felony DUII assault & homicide teams, Squire has the background and experience to help you navigate the stormy waters of a DUII arrest and court case. From a simple diversion entry to a serious DUII assault or homicide charge, Squire has the experience and background to counsel you effectively.
Edie Rogoway
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(503) 334-0331 6312 SW Capitol Highway #1102
Portland, OR 97239
Criminal, DUI, Employment and White Collar Crime
Southwestern Law School
ABOUT EDIE ROGOWAY I have been a Portland-based trial lawyer for the past 14 years, the last four of which have been in private practice representing clients primarily in the areas of employment discrimination, civil rights, and personal injury. I try cases in state and federal court in both Oregon and Washington. A key strength and my favorite part of practicing law is building relationships, and I take great pride in the customer service component of my job. I am personally involved in each stage of every case, from strategy and investigation to motion practice to alternative resolutions...
Thomas Coan
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(503) 221-8736 1001 SW Fifth Ave.
Suite 1400
Portland, OR 97204
Criminal, Stockbroker Fraud and White Collar Crime
Lewis & Clark Law School
Tom is an experienced professional dedicated to protecting his clients' rights, ensuring they receive the highest quality representation.
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.