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Max J Mizejewski

About me

I am from Los Angeles, went to UC Berkeley for college, and received my law degree at Lewis and Clark in Portland.  When not working I enjoy mountain biking, swimming, yoga and meditiation.


Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 70%
    7 years, 350 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    7 years, 300 cases



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

18 total 

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  • Emily E Elison

    Max has a wonderful understanding of substantive law. He is always up to date on changes in the law and how to best utilize them for his clients, a valuable skill.


    Emily Elison Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Bryan Richard Boender

    I endorse Max because he is a "true believer."


    Bryan Boender Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

800 Willamette St Ste 700
Eugene, OR, 97401


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
10 Best in OregonAmerican Institute of DUI Attorneys2014
Client's ChoiceAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerMJM Law Office2009 - Present
Law ClerkEnergy Trust of Oregon2008 - 2009
Environmental ManagerOregon Department of Transportation1998 - 2007
Law ClerkUS Deparment of the Interior1996 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lane County Bar AssociationChair of Criminal Defense Committee2015 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationExecutive Committee Member2013 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
City of Coburg v. J.A.DUII Marijuana Not Guilty Verdict after Jury Trial; Improper Right Turn Dismissed; Failure to Drive on the Right Dismissed
State of Oregon v. J.W.Upfront Misdemeanor Treatment under an "Alford Plea" meaning "I'm pleading guilty to take this deal but I didn't do it"; Credit for Time Served, Considered Served; Released on same day as quick-set court hearing.
City of Coburg v. D.V.Jury Trial resulted in Hung Jury & Prosecutor Dismissed DUII Marijuana.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of California - BerkeleyEnvironmental SciencesOther - Bachelors1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Sentencing for SophomoresFelony Sentencing in Oregon Moderator2015
Let Freedom Ring: Search & Seizure in the 21st CenturySearch & Seizure Conference Moderator2014
KEZI NewsDUII No Refusal Weekend Interview2014