I have been a trial attorney for 17 years, practicing both criminal defense and civil litigation. I regularly try cases in state and federal court in both Oregon and Washington.
One of my strengths and my favorite part of practicing law is relationship building. I take great pride in the “customer service” component of my job. My client advocacy goes beyond court appearances and negotiations. It is the personal connections I make with my clients that distinguishes me from other lawyers.
I am personally involved in every stage of a case, from strategy and investigation, to motion practice to alternative resolutions like mediation and, ultimately, jury trial if an alternative resolution is not possible.
I began my career as a Multnomah County Public Defender, where I represented thousands of clients charged with every type of criminal case, and gained extensive trial experience.
Prior entering private practice, I was an attorney with a large insurance defense firm where I handled complex multi-party civil cases in the areas of personal injury, construction defect and real estate disputes and gained valuable insight about how large insurance companies and their law firms handle cases.
In my former life, I was a stand-up comic, winning the Portland Comedy Competition in 2000.
When not practicing law, I enjoy spending time with my husband Nathan and daughter Georgia and volunteering with a variety of non-profit organizations in Portland.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|President's Award||Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||2017|
|Highest grade - White Collar Crime||Southwestern University School of Law||1999|
|Winner - Portland's Funniest Person||Portland's Funniest Person||1999|
|Winner - Brooklyn Law School National Moot Court Competition||Brooklyn Law School||1998|
|Winner Moot Court competition||Southwestern University School of Law||1997|
|Owner||Rogoway Law||2014 - Present|
|Partner||Rogoway Green||2010 - 2014|
|Associate||Smith Freed and Eberhard||2008 - 2010|
|Staff Attorney||Metropolitan Public Defender||2001 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Oregon Women Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Oregon State Bar||Member||N/A|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Oregon State Bar Bulletin||Perspective on Gangs||2016|
|http://edielaw.com||Not your grandmothers racism||2014|
|http://edielaw.com||Can I sue the police||2014|
|http://edielaw.com||What does at will employment in Oregon mean?||2014|
|Southwestern University School of Law||JD||1999|
|Oregon Women Lawyer's Annual Fashion Show Benefit||Master of Ceremonies||2017|
|Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association Winter Conference||Getting Evidence Where You Least Expect It in the Age of Electronic Searches||2015|
|Laf Off||Campaign for Equal Justice Laf Off||2014|
|Reilly v. City of Aurora||Defendants settled on the eve of trial fo $200,000|
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