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Jeffrey S Siefman

Personal injury Attorney at Portland, OR

5.0   9 reviews

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About Jeffrey

Learn Jeffrey’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Personal injury
    34%
    Helping injured people recover the settlement they are entitled to. We handle auto-accident, slip and fall, and medical malpractice cases, as well as other assorted non job related injuries.

    16 years

  2. Criminal defense
    30%
    Defending people accused of a wide variety of Misdemeanors and Felonies. DUI, Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes, Assault, Measure 11.

    16 years

  3. Sex crime
    20%
    Representing people accused of Sex Crimes before and after they have been formally charged.

    16 years

  4. DUI and DWI
    11%
    Defending people accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.

    16 years

  5. Speeding and traffic ticket
    5%

    16 years

Jeff specializes in representing criminal defendants in a wide range of criminal charges including: DUI, driving while suspended, drug crimes, sex crimes, Measure 11, felonies, probation violations, parole violations, Administrative License Hearings, computer crimes, white collar crimes, and traffic crimes.  Jeff is a competent and capable attorney who will zealously represent you with compassion for your predicament and will help you achieve the best outcome in your criminal case.  While the primary geographic area of his practice centers around the Portland metropolitan area: Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington Counties, Jeff is available to represent you in any court in the state of Oregon. The first consultation with Jeff is always free, and if he can’t personally help you, he will find someone who can.

 

Jeff grew up in Michigan and earned his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University.  After graduation Jeff moved to Colorado to pursue his love of rock climbing and his passion for the outdoors. He then moved to Oregon to attend Willamette University College of Law.  It was at Willamette University that Jeff began to hone his skills in criminal law. Throughout law school Jeff worked for the Polk County District Attorney’s Office.  It was the holistic approach of that office that would lay the foundation for Jeff becoming the criminal defense lawyer he is today.

 

After graduating law school, Jeff chose to become a criminal defense attorney; this decision was based on a desire to protect the Constitution, fight for the little guy, and help people in need take their lives back. You can often find Jeff at the office toiling away with his companion Reggae, an amazing Black Lab that loves a good game of ball at lunch. When the two of them are not in the office fighting for your rights, they can be found rock climbing, snowboarding, running, hiking, doing yoga, or just enjoying all the beauty and fun Oregon has to offer

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Licensed for 15 years
State OR
Status Active
Acquired 2007
Updated 12/11/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Jeffrey

Siefman Law LLC.
707 SW Washington St.
Suite 1410
Portland, OR, 97205

Reviews

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Posted by Scott | March 20, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED LAW FIRM!
When my previous attorney refused to finish the job he was paid for, I was referred to Seifman & Pond. It was a blessing. Jeff is a classy character, extremely knowledgable and was professional throughout the entire painful process. He answered all my calls and emails promptly, unlike other attorneys! He also got the job done and done right! If you want quality and performance at a reasonable price I recommend calling Siefman & Pond.
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Posted by Matt | March 15, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent experience
My experience with Mr. Seifman was excellent. He was always very professional and responsive. He immediately addressed any issues as they came up regarding my case. In the end I was very satisfied with how the case turned out. I would Recommend Jefferey Siefman to anyone.
Posted by Joel | November 21, 2013
Thank you Jeff!
I hired Jeff Siefman to represent me on a domestic dispute that led to my arrest in October. Jeff was very upfront and informative when I came to him about a no contact order that was placed that neither myself or significant other asked for. Jeff had the no contact order lifted within in 3 days and had my case dropped to a violation with no jail time and minimal fines and he gauranteed this level of commitment throughout the entirety of my case. I must say that he produces results. He is very proactive and was quick to respond to all my questions and concerns. I would recommend Jeff to anyone who finds themselves confused and in need of an upfront and dedicated lawyer. Again, Thank you Jeff!!!
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Posted by Cathie | October 14, 2013
Respectful and knowledgeable service that gave me confidence and a feeling of support!
Contacted the attorney in the evening by email and received a response first thing in the morning. He answered all my questions and when I called the office that same day, I talked to another attorney, Josh Pond, who also treated me with respect and talked with me over the phone. I would recommend them to anyone who needs to have knowledgeable and respectful attorneys in their corner!
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Posted by Naomi | September 4, 2013
HIGHLY recommended
Jeff was extremely professional throughout my whole case. He was communicative, knowledgable and always available to answer my questions along the way. He made a very unfortunate situation manageable and smooth. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Posted by Marty | August 16, 2013
Vindacaition
J Seifman saved my ass more than once, he's firm, and fair, I consider him more than my Lawer , he speaks the truth, he represents what a true fighter for just is, every Lawer should strive for his work ethic, if your ass is in a jam , he's your man! Thanks again Jeffery ! And yes , I've been good!
Posted by Ashley | July 30, 2013
Look no further...
After a life-changing experience on ambien (gone wrong), Jeff was my second lawyer in a criminal defense case. Jeff is honest, extremely communicative (always keeping me informed and responsive to my calls and emails), sincere, and reliable. He has held my hand through a very unfortunate circumstance, and I strongly recommend him! Thanks Jeff!
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Posted by Jim | July 24, 2013
Jeff for Jim, Attorney decision..........read this
Jeff was recommended to me by a family member after his DUII. While my offense was similar, it was a bit more complicated. It didn't take long to realize that Jeff Siefman was willing and able to tackle all aspects of my arrest. He even paid close attention to the reports returned to the court from my intervention group. I was surprised to see that, in the verbal vs legal terms, how much difference a word or two here or there makes in the final document issued to the court. This guy knows his stuff and will work for your best interest. As I stated earlier, my case was a bit more complicated, including a firearm, OMMP medicine and cash. Jeff knows when to hold and when to fold. Trust him......... Jim
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Posted by Adam B | July 24, 2013
Best Attorney Ever!
Jeff Siefman did a outstanding job when representing me on a Probation Violation Criminal Case in Clackamas County. We were in between a rock and a hard space as a result of it being a probation violation because at that point I had already admitted guilt in the matter that gave me the violation. I had always used public defenders prior to luckily being able to retain Mr.Siefman. Facing 18 months in Prison for my mistake Mr Siefman spent diligent time going over multiple cases until he found a loop hole. His efforts and trustworthy attitude got me off of the violation with NO TIME IN PRISON. I owe more than the cost of the attorney, he made it so I can continue to run my business and provide for my family, I get to look in my sons eyes and know that I am safe thanks to Jeffrey Siefman. I highly recommend him, no matter how big or small the case. His efforts and honesty will prevail to fighting the flaw in the system. Thank You Jeff!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 275-375 per hour
  • Contingency 25%-45%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.6 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Siefman & Pond
  • 2013 - Present
  • Senior Criminal Defense Associate
  • Scalf & O'Halloran
  • 2007 - 2013
  • Law Clerk
  • Polk County District Attorney's Office
  • 2004 - 2007
  • Externship (Legal Writing & Research
  • Oregon DOJ Natural Resources Division
  • 2004 - 2005
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Education

  • Willamette University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2006
  • Michigan State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2002

Legal Cases

  • Clackamas County Probation Violation
  • No jail, no sanctions
  • DUII, PCS, Possession of a firearm
  • Medical Marijuana and firearm returned!

Associations

  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Guardian of Justice
  • 2016 - Present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2007 - Present
  • Oregon State Bar
  • Lawyer
  • 2007 - Present
  • Multnomah County Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2012 - 2013
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Certificate of Appreciation
  • Southern Poverty Law Center
  • 2013
  • Writer of the Month
  • Willamette Law Online
  • 2004

Publications

  • Willamette Law Online
  • Staff Writer
  • 2004

Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (8)
Endorse Jeffrey
DUI and DWI Attorney | Nov 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Siefman is a well respected, generous contributor on Avvo. I would recommend him to anyone needing an experienced advocate."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeffrey Siefman is bold and fearless. He is an intense and creative advocate for his clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Diligent and smart. Jeff understands the system and has a well-nurtured and healthy disrespect for authority. More importantly, he has courage. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff Siefman is a smart and aggressive lawyer. If you are looking for a stellar criminal defense attorney, Jeff is who you want. His clients like him, as do his fellow attorneys. I wholly endorse Jeff Siefman."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff is always well prepared, well informed and well spoken. He is never afraid to argue for his clients and stays constant with the rapidly changing laws. He has good relationships with his clients and fellow defense attorneys, and is well respected by DAs and judges. I have referred clients to Jeff before and will continue to do so."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff works hard on behalf of his clients and uses his experience to fight for the best result."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Jeff has the right combination of tenacity and skill to achieve great results for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff is a creative and intelligent advocate who gets good results for his clients. I endorse him without reservation."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Co-worker
"I wholeheartedly endorse Jeff. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience that, mixed with his passion for defending the rights of the accused, enable Jeff to be a powerful advocate for your cause. Don't go it alone, let an aggressive, knowledgable attorney like Jeff lead the way."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jeff is an excellent advocate and counselor. He brings a unique blend of passion, creativity and unrelenting determination to the arena for his clients. I recommend Jeff without hesitation or reservation."
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