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Justin N Rosas

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Justin Rosas is the founding lawyer at the Medford criminal defense law firm, The Law Office of Justin Rosas. Attorney Rosas earned his Bachelor’s degree in 2003 from the University of Kentucky, where he graduated with honors. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree in 2006 from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he entered with a Provost’s Fellowship and graduated with a focus on real estate and intellectual property. After this, Attorney Rosas received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Webster University, and later went on to graduate from the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia. Mr. Rosas is admitted to the Oregon State Bar, and is an active member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Associaton. In addition, he is the regional coordinator for Classroom Law Project’s Mock Trial program.


In 2007, Attorney Rosas began working as a trial attorney at Southern Oregon Public Defenders, where he quickly realized that he had found his calling in life. Mr. Rosas understands how overwhelming it is to be charged with a criminal offense—especially when charges have the potential to lead to harsh penalties. Facing criminal charges can cause feelings of anxiety, as you question whether you will ever be able to return to a life of normalcy. He takes pride in handling each case as if he was the one facing the criminal charges, or one of his loved ones was the defendant being accused. When an individual retains the representation of Attorney Rosas, he will utilize all his resources and knowledge to develop a strategy that is tailored to fit their situation and most likely to lead to favorable outcomes. Whether you are  facing charges involving a drug crime, theft crime, internet crime, or DUI offense, you can have confidence that Attorney Rosas will do everything in his power to defend your rights and protect your future. To find out more about retaining the representation of a Medford criminal defense attorney, contact The Law Office of Justin Rosas.


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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
    8 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%
    8 years, 2.1 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Scott G. Millard

    To understand Justin's philosophy in defending his clients, one need only look at his passion for running. Justin keeps the pressure on prosecutors by utilizing his incredible stamina and desire to achieve results to carry his client to the finish line. He is smart, energetic, and fearless. As an alumni of the National Criminal Defense College he has gained and improved the necessary trial skills, but more importantly, he left an impression on his peers as being an attorney capable of greatness.


    Scott Millard Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David J Linthorst

    Justin Rosas is a tireless advocate, outstanding trial attorney, and consummate professional. Justin is that rare attorney with both extensive trial experience and seemingly endless youthful energy; he is a seasoned attorney with a dynamic personality that draws you in. Justin is tirelessly devoted to client-centered advocacy and works his magic in the details that often escape attorneys with less dedication or experience. He has a rare intellectual curiosity that keeps him sharp and engaged. Justin is the first attorney I call for advice or to discuss legal issues both broad and narrow; he is well-read, always informed, and exceptionally articulate. Justin’s finest attributes are exemplified in his trial work and at hearings. I often attend his appearances and I am always impressed with the way he handles witnesses and presents his client’s narrative. I learn from Justin every time I watch him work. Simply put: you will not find a better advocate than Justin Rosas.


    David Linthorst Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The Law Office of Justin Rosas

10 Crater Lake Ave, Suite 25
Medford, OR, 97504


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 10 DUII Attorney in OregonAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersThe National Trial Lawyers2015
Top 10 DUII Attorney in the State of OregonAmerican Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney in OregonAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys2014
Top 100 DUII Attorneys State of OregonNational Advocacy for DUI Defense2014
Best Oral ArgumentUniversity of Kentucky Clay Club2004
Provost's ScholarshipUniversity of Kentucky College of Law2003
Full Merit ScholarshipUniversity of Kentucky1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawThe Law Office of Justin Rosas2013 - Present
AttorneySouthern Oregon Public Defenders Office2007 - 2013
Hiring AgentEmployment Plus2006 - 2007
Legal InternKentucky Bar Association2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon State Bar, House of DelegatesHouse of Delegates2015 - Present
National College for DUII DefenseMember2014 - Present
Oregon State Bar, State Professional Responsibility BoardBoard Member2014 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Southern Oregon RunnersPresident2013 - Present
Southern Oregon Running EnthusiastsAssistant Organizer2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
American Inns of CourtBoard Member2012 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Local Professional Responsibility CommitteeMember2010 - 2012
Classroom Law Project - Mock TrialRegional Coordinator2010 - Present
Oregon State Bar, Legal Ethics CommitteeMember2009 - 2012
American Civil Liberties Union of OregonBoard Member for Southern Oregon2009 - 2011
Jackson County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. TerryReversed and Remanded - Dismissed Upon Appeal
.07%Not Guilty
Reckless DrivingNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Oregon Defense AttorneyGideon's Army2013
The Oregon Defense AttorneyPaul Beneke: Gentle Heart, Unyielding Advocate2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense CollegeTrial SkillsGraduate2012
Laclede School of LawBusiness AdministrationMA - Masters2009
University of Kentucky College of LawN/AJuris Doctor2006
University of Kentucky College of LawPhilosophy & Political ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2003
White Station High SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma1999
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Playing OffenseSelf-Defense in Oregon2015
Maslow ProjectKnow Your Rights2015
Forensic Psychology SeminarSPRB, Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System2015
Social Justice ConferenceKnow Your Rights2014
Monthly MeetingLegislative Update - Criminal Law2014
Annual ConferenceKnow Your Rights2014
William Deatherage ChapterCross Examination from Pozner to Spence2013
Stevenson UnionKnow Your Rights - Southern Oregon University UN2013
Ashland Film FestivalGideon's Army2013
American Inns of Court - William Deatherage ChapterSocial Networking and Ethics2013
High School Summit - Southern Oregon Region2012 Presidential Election - Issues Relating to Criminal Law2012
American Civil Liberties Union of OregonKnow Your Rights Seminar2012
American Civil Liberties Union of OregonKnow Your Rights Seminar2012
American Civil Liberties Union of OregonKnow Your Rights Seminar2011
American Civil Liberties Union of OregonKnow Your Rights Seminar2011