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Andrew D Coit

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Andrew D. Coit received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1993. In 1997, Andrew graduated from Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College and became a member of the Oregon State Bar. Andrew has also been admitted to practice in United States District Court for the District of Oregon, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He is an active member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Association and the Multnomah County Bar Association. Since becoming a member of the Bar, Andrew has worked exclusively as a litigation attorney. Andrew is experienced at representing clients in criminal prosecutions, administrative hearings, dissolution of marriage, and appeals. Andrew is a motivated, aggressive, and effective advocate for all his clients. He prides himself on quality representation and service, and will always find time to address his clients' needs, however big or small. Andrew is an avid outdoor enthusiast and adventure traveler. His outdoor pursuits include whitewater kayaking and rafting, hiking, backpacking and mountain biking. Prior to becoming an attorney, Andrew worked as a whitewater raft guide and instructor for many years. Andrew has also volunteered as a whitewater guide for Friends of the River, a non-profit organization focusing on river conservation.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    18 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 10%
    18 years
  3. Child Custody: 10%
    18 years
  4. Appeals: 10%
    18 years
  5. DUI & DWI: 10%
    18 years



Retainer (always), Free consultation (15 minutes), Pro bono (2%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John S Woodworth

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  • Erin J Zemper

    Andrew is as diligent an advocate for his clients as I have seen.


    Erin Zemper Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Cohen & Coit, P.C.

800 Willamette Street, Suite 700
Eugene, OR, 97401

Cohen & Coit, P.C.

9200 SE Sunnybrook Blvd., Suite 430
Clackamas, OR, 97015



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top Ten Attorney AwardNational Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2012
Merit Based ScholarshipLewis and Clark Law School1997
Dean's List for Academic AchievementLewis and Clark Law School1996
Merit Based ScholarshipLewis and Clark Law School1996
Merit Based ScholarshipLewis and Clark Law School1995
Merit Based ScholarshipLewis and Clark Law School1994
Cum LaudeUC Santa Barbara1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerCohen & Coit, P.C.2013 - Present
OwnerCoit & Associates, P.C.2010 - Present
Assistant Instructor Trial Practice SeminarUniversity of Oregon2011 - 2013
PartnerCoit & Dean, P.C.2005 - 2010
OwnerAndrew Coit, Attorney at Law2000 - 2005
Associate LawyerDes Connall PC1997 - 2000
Law ClerkHoevet & Snyder1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State BarMentor -- New Lawyer's Program2014 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1997 - Present
Oregon State BarMember1997 - Present
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Ninth Circuit Court of AppealsMember1997 - Present
United States District Court for the District of OregonMember1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State vs. MPNot guilty jury verdict
State vs. RRCase Dismissed
State v. TTCase Dismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
AVVO Legal GuidesHow to Handle a DUII Stop in OregonN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of California - Santa BarbaraEnvironmental ScienceOther - Bachelors1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Defenses: Playing OffenseSex Abuse Defense in High Conflict Divorces/Custody Cases2015
University of Oregon Trial Practice ClassTrial Skills for New Lawyers2013
Mock TrialTrial Skills2013
Trial Skills ClassExpert Witness Examination2012
Trial Practice SeminarOpening Statements2012
Trial PracticeClosing Statements2012
Trial PracticeCross Examination2012
Mock TrialTrial Skills2012