Facing a criminal prosecution, however small, can be a daunting experience. My goal... more
Facing a criminal prosecution, however small, can be a daunting experience. My goal with each client is to ensure they understand the law related to their case, how it may impact their life, and what their options are in effectively defending the allegations or mitigating harmful results. In reaching this goal I am committed to zealous investigatoin and advocacy using all ethical options. Nothi... view profile
When I was given the Ken Morrow Lifetime Achievment Award by the Oregon Criminal... more
When I was given the Ken Morrow Lifetime Achievment Award by the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in December 2011, Oregon Chief Justice Paul DeMuniz stated: "Simply put, few lawuers are blessed with the combination of intellectual power and analytical skills that are the hallmark of John Henry Hingson III." My mother gave a plaque to me to hang on the wall in my office. It con... view profile
Andrew D. Coit received his undergraduate degree from the University of California,... more
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 membe... view profile
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.