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About Me


For over 5 years I served as a Deputy District Attorney in 2 of Oregon's busiest DA's offices. I prosecuted countless cases, including being the lead trial prosecutor in over criminal 100 trials, the majority of which were jury trials. I charged, negotiated, and tried every kind of DUI case imaginable and many other types of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases. 


I also gained experience as the supervising attorney for the Gresham branch of the Support Enforcement Division, where I advised collections agents on how to establish, modify, and enforce child support orders. I also decided when to file criminal charges to go after somebody who wasn't paying their child or spousal support order. 


My practice is primarily focused on helping clients pursue divorces, property division, and custody/parenting time disputes.  I work hard with clients to reach negotiated settlements when possible, and use my significant trial experience to fight in court when necessary.  I also help protect clients faced with low level criminal charges, so they can get their lives back on track.


Languages Spoken: English, Russian

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Practice Areas


  1. Family: 35%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%
  3. Child Custody: 30%
  4. Criminal Defense: 5%



Hourly ($275/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Christopher M Trotter

    I have worked with Mr. Raju on both sides of the aisle on criminal law matters. He is smart, knowledgeable, and he has a lot of trial experience. I routinely refer clients to him for family law matters.


    Christopher Trotter Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey A Turnoy

    I fully endorse Mr. Raju. Mr. Raju is dedicated, competent, and trustworthy in handling the needs of his clients. I highly recommend Mr. Raju for all legal services that he provides.


    Jeffrey Turnoy Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Sherwood Family Law

16103 SW 1st Street
Sherwood, OR, 97140



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Nomination for 10 Best Attorneys in OregonAmerican Institute of DUII/DWI Attorneys2014
Best Oral AdvocateLewis & Clark Law School2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Family Law AttorneySherwood Family Law2013 - Present
Deputy District AttorneyWashington County District Attorney's Office2009 - 2013
Deputy District AttorneyMultnomah County District Attorney's Office2007 - 2009
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chamber of CommerceBoard Member2015 - Present
YMCABoard Member2014 - Present
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Oregon State BarAttorney2007 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Sherwood Family Law BlogCareer Tips for the Stay-at-home Parent Getting Divorced2015
Sherwood GazetteFeatured Law Firm2014
Sherwood Family Law BlogHow Much Will the Divorce Cost?2014
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis and Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Northwestern UniversityEconomicsN/A2002