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Christopher J O'Connor

Christopher J O'Connor

also known as Chris O'Connor

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    12 years, 1 thousand cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Rachel Philips

    Chris O'Connor is quite simply one of the most quick-witted, creative and fearless trial attorneys I know. He is a passionate and effective advocate for his clients.


    Rachel Philips Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Metropolitan Public Defender Services Inc

630 SW 5th Ave Ste 500
Portland, OR, 97204




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyMetropolitan Public Defenders, Inc.2004 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Janet Hoffman2003 - 2004
Clerk to the Honorable Douglas MitchellLane County Circuit Court - Oregon Judicial Department2002 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Oregon State BarN/A2002 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of OregonEconomics, Political Science, International Studies, HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Tualatin High SchoolN/AInternational Baccalaurate Diploma, Advanced Placement Scholar1994

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Homeless Man Shot to Death by Portland PoliceRadio talk show discussion of police shooting2011
'Zoning Out Drugs'Panel Discussion of Portland's Drug Free Zone2011