Criminal Defense Lawyer Portland, OR
Why Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney in Portland, OR?
A criminal defense attorney in Portland, OR is a must if you’ve been accused of a crime. The stakes are too high when the potential penalties can include fines, liens, prison time, or worse. Even though each citizen has the right to a fair trial and a zealous defense, thousands of Oregonians are arrested and face trial without a proper defense every year. It can happen to any of us, and unfortunately we often don’t know we were on the wrong side of the law until it’s too late.
Thankfully, Portland criminal defense attorney Adam Greenman is committed to providing you with an outstanding defense and representing every client with dignity and compassion. Adam Greenman is passionate about and extremely skilled at defending you against the insurance industry, criminal justice system, or others attempting to take advantage of you. After all, a conviction can mean a missed chance at a job or home that you want and deserve.
"Mr. Greenman is an excellent attorney. I am a firm believer in his talents and abilities. I have used his services for two separate incidents which should show how much faith I have in him. His professionalism in court was exceptional. The customer service provided by his staff is flawless. Mr. Greenman always shows compassion and treats me like family. I highly recommend him and will always refer him to my peers if they are seeking legal advice."
- Tara S. on Google+
Adam Greenman Law Criminal Defense Specialties
Adam Greenman’s expertise as a Portland criminal defense lawyer includes the following:
Adam Greenman has worked with hundreds of Oregonians charged with driving under the influence. He will guide you through this stressful process, communicate all of your options, and help you determine whether to choose Oregon’s Diversion Program (as the vast majority of clients do) in order to avoid a criminal conviction.
Learn more about our DUII-related services here.
Getting charged with assault may sound intimidating, but you may be in luck if you did not have a weapon and little to no injuries were sustained. Theft charges are similar in that the item’s value will be a factor in the outcome of your case. Regardless of the severity of your situation, Adam Greenman is highly accomplished in assault and theft criminal defense and knows how to help the accused.
Learn more about our assault & theft defense services here.
Whether you simply got caught with a joint in your glove compartment or are battling an addiction to painkillers, you need a criminal defense attorney who is both understanding and realistic about your specific case and the possible outcomes. Likewise, Adam Greenman is your best bet for a Portland criminal defense attorney who comprehends your weapon possession charge and your options, whether you’re innocent or not.
Learn more about our possession defense services here.
Many myths about prostitution abound — for instance, many people don’t understand that you can be found guilty of prostitution simply for agreeing to pay for sex, even if it doesn’t happen. Adam Greenman is well-versed in these matters and can assist with your charge of prostitution or prostitution procurement activities.
Learn more about our prostitution defense services here.
Adam Greenman Law also brings expertise in:
- Traffic Crimes
- Person Crimes
- Sex Crimes
- Community Court
- All Felonies and Misdemeanors
What Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
A Portland criminal defense lawyer will defend you against a prosecutor working for the state, a public agency, or a plaintiff. A good criminal defense attorney may even be able to get your case dismissed so you never even have to set foot in court. You want a highly qualified, experienced, and trustworthy criminal defense lawyer in Portland, Oregon such as Adam Greenman, who has excellent communication and negotiation skills and will fight for you in court.
Your Portland criminal defense lawyer will explain your rights to you after you’ve been arrested, as well as your options for a plea bargain or probation. Adam Greenman will research your case, make sure you understand your options, provide invaluable expert advice, and prepare you for courtroom procedure. If you do have a trial, he will question and cross-examine witnesses, present evidence that could clear your name, and negotiate on your behalf. Because you likely lack detailed knowledge of state and federal law, and public defenders are consistently overloaded with cases, a Portland criminal defense attorney is your best choice.
Your defense attorney may also…
- Assist you before you’ve even been charged with a crime
- Aid you during pre-trial
- Convince the court to lower or eliminate your bail
- Recommend you plead guilty or not guilty
- Give insight into whether you should accept a deal from the prosecution
- Suggest a treatment program that could help reduce your sentence
With your name on the line, a criminal defense lawyer in Portland is well worth it.
Call today for a free, confidential consultation – (503) 227-3800
What Adam Says About Being a Criminal Defense Attorney
“Being accused of a crime may be the most terrifying event one experiences. As a former prosecutor, I know the system from the inside and use this knowledge to ensure that my clients receive every protection the law allows. From major felonies to minor infractions, no one is better equipped to defend clients’ rights.”
– Adam Greenman