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About me

People have problems. When those problems have a legal aspect, I help them out.


Life can get messy. And messy situations can usually be cleaned up and dealt with.



Languages spoken: Spanish

Practice areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
  2. Unspecified: 5%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Bartley E Herron

    I endorse this lawyer. Talented DUI attorney in Portland Oregon.


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    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Ryan Anfuso

    Ed is a great lawyer whom I have known for years. I endorse Ed.


    Ryan Anfuso Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Edward T. LeClaire, attorney

1725 SE Tenino
Portland, OR, 97202


WAAdministrative Suspension200908/16/2016
ORContact the Oregon State Bar for details200408/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
attorneyMultnomah Defenders Inc. (MDI)2007 - 2009
attorneyRose City Defense Consortium (RCDC)2005 - 2007
ClerkMontana Supreme Court2003 - 2004
Association namePosition nameDuration
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Associationmember2005 - Present
Oregon State Barmember2004 - Present
Montana State BarMember2003 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. JWKJury Verdict of Not Guilty
State v. D.R.P.dismissed / acquitted
State v. M.M.acquitted
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Publication nameTitleDate
OCDLA DUII Manual; editor of Diversion ChapterDiversion Programs and Post Conviction Relief2008
Montana Law ReviewSlippery Definition of Marital Status and Religious Organizations Free Reign to Discriminate2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
National Criminal Defense Collegecriminal defense attorneygraduate2008
University of Montana School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of MontanaPolitical Science & SpanishBA - Bachelor of Arts1997