Criminal Defense

We handle virtually every kind of criminal case, including both felonies and misdemeanors, in every jurisdiction within the State of Oregon as well as in federal court: homicide including murder, manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide; assault and domestic violence; sexual assault including rape, sodomy and sexual abuse; kidnapping; arson; theft, fraud, forgery, embezzlement & other financial crimes; burglary and robbery; environmental crimes; racketeering; possession and use of firearms & other weapons; possession, delivery and manufacture of drugs; gambling offenses; all traffic offenses including DUII (drunk driving), reckless driving, hit & run, attempt to elude, and driving while suspended or revoked; federal white-collar criminal offenses; and Oregon Ballot Measure 11 offenses which carry certain, specified minimum sentences.

We also represent children in juvenile delinquency cases – that is, in cases in which children are charged with conduct which, if committed by an adult, would constitute criminal conduct – as well as parents or their children in dependency cases.

Defense of Lawyers & Other Professionals

We represent lawyers in all matters involving the Oregon State Bar as well as lawyers charged with violations of the Oregon Rules of Professional Responsibility. We also represent doctors, teachers, veterinarians, chiropractors, real estate agents and brokers, and other professionals in all matters involving state licensing boards as well as those charged with disciplinary violations by administrative agencies.


We research, write and argue all manner of appeals, in both civil and criminal cases, and in both state and federal courts.