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  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    13 years, 1 thousand cases

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  • Graham C Fisher

    Chris O’Connor is a fire-breathing force for justice; a brilliant and courageous advocate for the most vulnerable in the system. The system is designed to overwhelm defendants – but lawyers like Chris balance the scales. Portland is lucky to have him.


    Graham Fisher DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rachel Philips

    Chris O'Connor is quite simply one of the most quick-witted, creative and fearless trial attorneys I know. He is a passionate and effective advocate for his clients.


    Rachel Philips Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Metropolitan Public Defender Services Inc

630 SW 5th Ave Ste 500
Portland, OR, 97204


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMetropolitan Public Defenders, Inc.2004 - Present
Associate AttorneyLaw Offices of Janet Hoffman2003 - 2004
Clerk to the Honorable Douglas MitchellLane County Circuit Court - Oregon Judicial Department2002 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Oregon State BarN/A2002 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
University of Oregon School of LawEconomics, Political Science, International Studies, HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Tualatin High SchoolN/AInternational Baccalaurate Diploma, Advanced Placement Scholar1994
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Homeless Man Shot to Death by Portland PoliceRadio talk show discussion of police shooting2011
'Zoning Out Drugs'Panel Discussion of Portland's Drug Free Zone2011