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   Shawn Kollie focuses on Criminal Defense and Second Amendment Rights across the State of Oregon.  Shawn has practiced in almost every county in Oregon and the Federal Courts.  As an associate attorney at DeKalb & Associates in Bend, Oregon Shawn represents clients with major felony and firearm cases.  With a team of talented attorneys and an in-house investigator every case is a ‘team effort’.

   Shawn was born and raised in Portland, Oregon.  Upon graduation from Oregon State University, Shawn attended the University of Oregon School of Law.  During his second year of law school, he began working as a law clerk for Corbridge & Short, exclusively on criminal and DUII defense matters. 

   As a third year law student, Shawn interned with the Lane County Public Defender’s Office and upon graduation accepted a position at Short Law Group, PC.  Taking on hundreds of cases and many to trial, Shawn trained under Jason Short and helped grow that firm.  Shawn is certified by NHTSA and IACP to conduct field sobriety tests and uses that knowledge to assist his clients in DMV hearings and DUI trials throughout Oregon.  Shawn has assisted in countless Concealed Handgun classes and helped advise a wide range of individuals from, instructing CHL Classes to owning a Federal Firearms License.

   After working for Short Law Group, PC for almost six years, Shawn moved his family to Bend, Oregon and began working with DeKalb & Associates.  Shawn is married and the proud father of twin boys.  He enjoys spending time with his family, running, hiking, hunting, and shooting.  


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    5 years
  2. Civil Rights: 20%
    5 years
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    5 years



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • John E. Schlosser

    Shawn is a great guy to have on your side. He isn't afraid of tough cases, and will work hard on your case. I also happen to know that he has won trials on some very serious charges. You will be in good hands with him.


    John Schlosser Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Andrea Renee Meyer

    I have had the privilege of seeing Shawn in the courtroom many times. He is an excellent trial attorney and dedicated advocate for his clients.


    Andrea Meyer Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

40 NW Greenwood Ave Ste 100
Bend, OR, 97703


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of TrainingNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyDeKalb & Associates2016 - Present
AssociateShort Law Group, PC2011 - 2016
Law ClerkCorbridge & Short Law Group, LLP2010 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2013 - Present
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Washington County Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2016
Multnomah County Bar AssociationMember2011 - 2016
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. R.C.Acquittal
State v. P.L.Dismissal
State v. CastilloAcquittal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Felony DUIIDUII Trial Notebook2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Oregon State UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science2008