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His professional memberships include The
United States District Court for the District of Oregon, The United
States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, The Oregon State Bar
Association, the Oregon Criminal Defense Attorneys Association (OCDLA),
the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDL), and the
Multnomah County Bar Association.

He has written a chapter on felony DUII for the OCDLA's 2001 DUII
Trial Notebook, as well as a chapter on the defense of sex crimes in
the OCDLA's 2004 Major Crimes Manual.

Mr. Kohlmetz is active in the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer's
Association having recently served a four year term on its Board of
Directors. He received a Bachelor's of Arts Degree cum laude from
Hobart College, Geneva N.Y., in 1990. He graduated from the University
of Oregon School of Law in 1995.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 75%
    17 years, 3 thousand cases
  2. Civil Rights: 20%
    12 years, 12 cases
  3. Appeals: 5%
    8 years, 2 cases



Hourly ($360/hour), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

741 SW Lincoln St
Portland, OR, 97201

Raivio, Kohlmetz & Steen, P.C.

741 SW Lincoln Street
Portland, OR, 97201



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Shareholder, AttorneyRaivio, Kohlmetz & Steen, P.C.2003 - Present
Associate AttorneyRieke & Savage, P.C.2000 - 2002
Associate AttorneyMorris, Bofferding & Spinhirne, P.C.1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysMember2003 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPast Board Member1995 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Findlaw syndicated articleSupreme Court Limits Modified Categorical Approach in Armed Career Criminal Cases2013
Findlaw syndicated articleNon Oregonian Patients Complicate Enforcement of MEdical Marijuana Laws2012
Findlaw syndicated articleOregon's Complicated Drug Delivery Laws2011
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Major Crimes ManualSex Crimes-Sodomy2004
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association DUII Trial NotebookFelony DUII2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
Hobart CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2013 Criminal Defense Investigation SeminarCriminal defense investigation team building2013