Ryan Scott

Ryan Scott

Criminal Defense Attorney

Portland, OR

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RATING

10.0

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About Me

I exclusively practice criminal law, both trials and appeals. Until 2006, I was the chief attorney in the major felony section of Metropolitan Public Defenders. A frequent speaker on criminal defense issues in Oregon, on topics ranging from the Oregon Constitution to motion-writing, I am a 2009 winner of the OCDLA's President's Award for my "legal acumen and willingness to assist other criminal...

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Client Reviews

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HANDS DOWN RYAN IS THE BEST!!!!!!

Posted by: Melissa B 12 months ago.

STOP...look no future you have found the best criminal defense lawyer in Portland Oregon. I was facing serious felony charges x6 with jail time. I...

The best man for the job!!

Posted by: Rob n Renee 12 months ago.

Ryan knows his stuff! My boyfriend was facing a very serious felony offense, looking at possible prison time. Due to the seriousness of the charge I...
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Endorsements

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Lawrence D Gorin
Lawrence Gorin

Beaverton, OR

10 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Ryan Scott is extraordinarily well versed in Oregon criminal law and procedure and is one of the premier sources for guidance to young and old...
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

About 2 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Ryan. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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Résumé

License

1995 License Status: Active for the state of Oregon.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/22/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1990 – 1992

American Anthropological Association

Education

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1995 Juris Doctorate in Law

Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College

Awards

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2012 Super Lawer

Oregon Super Lawyers

Associations

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2006- 2010 Chair, Education Committee

Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association


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Portfolio

Publications

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2010 Absurdities of the Oregon Criminal Justice System

The Oregonian

2010 Delivery/Manufacture of Controlled Substances

Major Crimes and Defenses (OCDLA)

Speaking Engagements

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2012 Accomplices

at 2012 OCDLA Winter Conference

2011 If You Can't Change the Pieces, Change the Board

at OCDLA 2011 Annual Conference

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