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Howard W Collins

Howard W Collins

Practice areas:

Car Accidents, Divorce & Separation, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

About Me

Choosing the right legal representation is never easy, and it
is usually at a time of crisis. I invite you to browse my site
to get a feel for who I am and the type of work I do.


My office is centrally located in a 1906 historic Salem home at
1415 Commercial St S. E. After I graduated in 1981 with both a
law degree (JD) from Willamette Law and a Masters Degree in
Business (MBA) from the Atkinson School of Business, I have
practiced law around the State of Oregon in the areas divorce,
custody and related matters, personal injury cases involving
cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, in juvenile issues
representing youth and adults, and in criminal defense for


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1981

  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
    31 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Car Accidents: 35%
    31 years, 500 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 15%
    31 years, 500 cases
  4. Criminal Defense: 10%
    31 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  5. DUI & DWI: 5%
    31 years, 150 cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

1415 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR, 97302



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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Pro Tem JudgeSalem Municipal Court1994 - 1996
Attorney at LawHoward W. Collins1982 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
Marion County Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1981 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawN/AJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1981
Portland State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Serenity Lane Albany & Salem, OR for past ten yearsCommunication Workshop2014