9 years experience as an attorney in Washington State and Oregon. Practice includes criminal defense, juvenile and family law, post-conviction relief, and representation of people with disabilities, including youth in education matters. Practice in state and federal courts in the Portland metro area. Local practice includes Washington and Clark counties.
Editor and author of two award-winning anthologies about criminal justice policy and practice. Named a "Leading Edge Litigator" by Washington Law & Politics.
Licensed since 2001
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|PASS (Prevention for a Safer Society) literature award||National Council on Crime and Delinquency||2008|
|literature award||Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights||2003|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|The Biggest Little Dog Case||acquitted or charges dismissed on all 39 criminal charges|
|DUII or Back Injury?||client acquitted on all charges by jury|
|Psychiatric Ward Shenanigans||Aquittal on all charges by jury|
|University of Washington School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|