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Rich Oberdorfer is a frequent lecturer on DUII, alcohol, and driving-related topics. He graduated cum laude from the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis & Clark College in 2001, and since that time has fought for thousands of motorists in trouble with the law. He loves his job and his clients. He is licensed to practice before all Oregon courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon and the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


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  1. DUI & DWI: 100%
    15 years, 1 thousand cases



Fixed (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Graham C Fisher

    Rich Oberdorfer is a master DUII lawyer. When criminal defense lawyers want advice on how to defend a DUII, they often go to Rich – because he’s genuinely kind, and he’s got all the answers. Rich is a natural trial lawyer, a true freedom-fighter, and respected by prosecutors and judges statewide. I fully endorse Rich!


    Graham Fisher DUI and DWI Attorney
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  • Peter John Marek

    13 years of DUI practice is very experienced. His knowledge of both the law and procedure is excellent and evident in his pro bono contributions. His client reviews are stellar.READ THEM! Endorsements from other attorneys are also outstanding. Results matter and judging from his reviews he gets them. Do yourself a favor and schedule a consultation with him.


    Peter Marek Criminal defense Attorney
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Contact info

Ste 600
210 SW Morrison St
Portland, OR, 97204


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWIOregon Super Lawyers2011
Rising Star, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWIOregon Super Lawyers2010
Rising Star, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWIOregon Super Lawyers2009
Rising Star, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWIOregon Super Lawyers2008
Michael E. Haglund pro bono awardMultnomah Bar Association, Legal Aid Services of Oregon Volunteer Lawyers Project2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
N/AOberdorfer Law Firm LLC2002 - Present
N/ARieke & Savage, PC1997 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Criminal Law FormbookRelease from Custody2006
Criminal Law FormbookWitnesses2006
The DUII Trial NotebookDiscovery2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lewis & Clark Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of OregonHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Understanding Oregon DUII Cases SeminarJury Selection in DUII Cases2009
DUII and Driving Offenses SeminarLitigating Issues Related to Prior Convictions2007