Newberg, Oregon Criminal Lawyers

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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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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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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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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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...
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
...
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...
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...
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

Jared Justice
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(503) 722-3981 409 Center Street
Oregon City, OR 97045
Oregon City, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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 me to dedicate more time to my clients cases, rather than dedicating time for travel.

Year after year this law firm delivers accessible representation, extensive preparation, strong communication, and effective results.

The number one complaint about lawyers is not being able to get them on the phone. I pride myself on not making that mistake. If I am not able to take a call, I always...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Daniel Fan
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer

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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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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...
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...
Douglas Green
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(503) 223-3422 12725 SW Millikan Way
Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005
Criminal and DUI
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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. Like many courtroom attorneys, his path as a lawyer began in a public defender’s office. He gained an immense amount of experience trying cases working for the state's largest criminal defense contractor for over four years. During that time, he handled an incredibly wide variety of cases from minor misdemeanors, and traffic offenses, including DUIIs, all the way up to the most serious...
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
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....
Kami White
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(503) 223-3422 12725 SW Millikan Way
Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005
Criminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
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...
Rhett L. Bernstein
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(888) 723-5566 1785 Willamette Falls Dr.
Ste. 4
West Linn, OR 97068
West Linn, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Criminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Rhett L. Bernstein received his Juris Doctorate from Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College with a specialized certificate in criminal law and procedure. During law school he clerked for the Clackamas County District Attorney’s Office and Clackamas County Circuit Court Judge Ronald Thom. He prosecuted major felonies as a deputy district attorney in the Willamette Valley before founding his law firm in the Portland area in 2005. He developed his firm to offer specialties in criminal representation, estate planning and probate. Rhett L. Bernstein has provided prosecutorial services to...
Daniel Fan
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(503) 223-3422 12725 SW Millikan Way
Suite 300
Beaverton, OR 97005
Criminal and DUI
Lewis & Clark Law School
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
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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Zach Walsh
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(503) 567-7967 1140 SW 11th Ave
Ste. 400
Portland, OR 97205
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
Zach Walsh’s background spans the globe, from litigating criminal and family law cases in the Pacific Northwest’s smallest jurisdictions to fighting piracy in Moscow. Prior to joining McKean Smith to practice criminal and family law, Zach honed his courtroom skills as a prosecutor, and as an attorney at one of Portland’s largest family law firms.

Zach has the experience to manage complex criminal and family law cases; he also knows how to help clients protect their liberties and navigate the complicated intersection of family and criminal law. He doggedly pursues just and expedient resolutions on complicated legal matters for his clients....
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...
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
Mark C. Cogan
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(503) 563-7382 1500 SW 1st Ave
#780
Portland, OR 97201
Criminal, DUI, Environmental and White Collar Crime
New York University School of Law
Aggressive Representation Against a Range of Criminal Charges Criminal charges are serious matters. Accusations that qualify as Ballot Measure 11 charges are not only serious, they carry mandatory prison sentences. Our law firm, located in Portland, Oregon, represents clients with a variety of criminal defense needs, including clearing a criminal record through expungement, representation in grand jury investigations and criminal defense in state and federal courts. Our criminal defense lawyer, Mark Cogan, received an AV - Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Rating* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking available to attorneys. He is an Oregon SuperLawyer® (only 5% of...
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
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.
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.
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.
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,...
Shelley Fuller
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(503) 626-1808 4800 SW Griffith Drive
Suite 230
Beaverton, OR 97005
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Seattle University School of Law
Shelley has been practicing law in Oregon for the last 18 years. While originally from Wisconsin, she has called Oregon home for the last 25 years and has no desire to live anywhere else. She has been a solo practitioner / small business owner since 2002 when she opened her own practice. She is dedicated to providing outstanding legal advice to her clients by advocating zealously, advising honestly and litigating tirelessly when needed.
Kami White
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Oregon Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

Lewis & Clark Law SchoolCalifornia and Oregon
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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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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.
Jeffery Siefman
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 395-2135 2121 SW Broadway
Suite 130
Portland, OR 97201
Free ConsultationCriminal
Willamette University College of Law
As a partner at The Law Office of Siefman & Pond, Portland attorney Jeff Siefman provides legal representation to criminally accused persons. Prior to the establishment of his firm, he was a senior criminal defense associate at Scalf and O’Halloran for six years. His legal diligence has resulted in a 7.6 Very Good rating on Avvo. He received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and his law degree from the Willamette University College of Law.
Neal Weingart
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney
(503) 483-4025 1001 SW 5th Ave.
Suite 1415
Portland, OR 97204
Criminal and DUI
Erin K. Fitzgerald
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Beaverton, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(503) 641-7222 9800 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Highway
Suite 200
Beaverton, OR 97005
Criminal, Business and Consumer
Lewis & Clark Law School
Cierra D. Brown
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Lake Oswego, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(503) 305-7703 8 N. State Street
Suite 103
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Willamette University College of Law
Cierra Brown is committed to serving families and youth as they navigate the legal system. Prior to joining the practice of law, Cierra worked as a Youth Advisor for Washoe County Department of Juvenile Services in Reno, Nevada. It was there, as she worked closely with underprivileged youth, she realized the full power of the law and the need for strong advocates. She has experience working with foster parents and youth, the Department of Human Services and biological families. Cierra's unique background gives her a vast understanding of the justice system and the ability to provide clients with diligent and...
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
Carolyn Jill Petty
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(503) 656-0637 1001 SW Fifth Ave., Ste. 1520
Portland, OR 97204
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Lewis & Clark College
Majie Dodge
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Portland, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(503) 292-2825 Attorney at Law PC
8885 SW Canyon Rd, Suite 135
Portland, OR 97225
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Cleveland State University
Matthew Lyon
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Gladstone, OR Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(503) 657-2597 405 W Arlington Street
Gladstone, OR 97027
Criminal, Business and Family
Mark Pihl
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(503) 460-7278 235 NE Third St.
Suite 6
McMinnville, 97128
Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Willamette University College of Law
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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.