Attorney Jason Short is proud to provide professional legal representation to his clients facing both criminal and non-criminal matters throughout Oregon. Prior to starting his own law firm, Short Law Group PC, Jason worked for nearly 8 years as a Deputy District Attorney for Washington County, Oregon. As a former Deputy District Attorney, Jason became a skilled trial attorney, trying over 160 cases. This experience has given Jason an intricate understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of criminal cases, as well as the prosecution strategies.
Jason has given several trainings of search and seizure law to new police officers and sheriff's deputies and can now apply this valuable knowledge to his clients faced with similar search issues. His knowledge of the criminal justice system offers you a unique opportunity to understand the best approaches to deal with your particular situation.
On a personal note, Jason was born in Washington State and raised in Salem, Oregon. Jason is married and the father of 4 children. Jason enjoys spending time with his family as well as playing golf, fishing, racquetball, hiking and camping.
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 2000
Hourly ($150-300/hour), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Mr. Short is an excellent and intelligent legal advocate. His skills and knowledge in the area of criminal defense are first-rate. He has extensive experience in criminal litigation as a prosecutor and a defense attorney. I fully endorse him without reservation of any kind.
Christopher Trotter Criminal Defense Attorney
Having referred cases to Jason Short in the past, I have seen the quality of Jason’s advocacy. Jason knows Oregon criminal law, and is highly effective in protecting his client's rights. For these reasons, I continue to refer, and encourage, anyone accused of a crime within the greater Portland area to contact Jason Short. I highly endorse Jason Short.
Alexander Jones Family Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Distinguished 4.2 out of 5||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Recognition Award - 5 years of service||Washington County DA's Office||2006|
|Trial Advocacy 1||National District Attorney's Association, National Advocacy Center||2002|
|Certificate of Appreciation||Department of Justice - United State's Attorney's Office||1999|
|Attorney at Law/Founder||Short Law Group, PC||2008 - Present|
|Deputy District Attorney||Washington County District Attorney's Office||2000 - 2008|
|Assistant Lead Law Clerk||U.S. Attorney's Office||1999 - 2000|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|National College of DUI Defense||Member||2009 - Present|
|Washington County Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Willamette University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Utah State University||Economics||BS - Bachelor of Science||1997|
|Criminal Defense CLE Seminar||Evidence in Real Life||2011|