Attorney at Law
Misdemeanor and Felony Cases, Theft, Fraud, Child Abuse, Assault, Domestic Violence, Drug Possession, Trespassing,
Hit and Run, Reckless Driving, Criminal Mischief, Prostitution, Warrants
Petition to Restore Gun Rights, Appeal Denial of Concealed Carry Permit, Learn Gun Laws
Restraining Orders, Stalking Protective Orders, Sexual Abuse Protective Order, FAPAs
Diversion, Misdemeanor or Felony DUI, Marijuana DUI, Fight Driver's License Suspension, Implied Consent/DMV Hearings, Restore Driving Privileges in Portland
EXPUNGEMENTS - Clean Up Your Record
Arrest or Conviction for Felony, Misdemeanor, or other Crimes
Measure 11, Measure 57, Gun Crimes, Repeat Property Offender Crimes, Violent Crimes, Homicide, Sex Crimes
PORTLAND CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY PRACTICE AREAS
ABOUT CHRIS TROTTER
Providing high-quality legal representation to every client is Chris Trotter's first priority. With a strong academic background and extensive trial experience, he is able to help clients navigate their way through the often complex and confusing legal system. It can be very intimidating to get involved in the legal system, particularly when facing criminal charges. Specializing in the areas of Portland criminal defense, DUI law, gun rights litigation, expungements, and protective orders, Chris can provide you or your loved one with excellent and aggressive legal representation in Hillsboro, Portland, Beaverton, Tigard, Salem, and the surrounding areas.
Chris has experience as both a criminal defense lawyer and as a prosecutor. Chris worked for the Washington County District Attorney's Office for two years, working in the criminal prosecution unit. He has litigated hundreds of cases in circuit and municipal courts all over Oregon. He has substantial experience representing clients at jury and bench trials, motion hearings, arraignments, pretrial conferences, change of plea hearings, and probation violation hearings on both sides of the aisle. As a Hillsboro - Portland DUI and criminal defense lawyer, this experience has proven to be very beneficial for his clients.
Chris has successfully defended many clients, including receiving “Not Guilty” verdicts at trial for felony and misdemeanor cases in Portland and multiple jurisdictions around the state of Oregon. He has experience representing clients facing all kinds of criminal charges, including shoplifting, DUI, domestic violence, drug possession/distribution, identity theft, sexual abuse, unlawful use of a weapon, robbery, assault, manslaughter, and many other crimes.
A TOP CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
A case handled by Chris was the subject of an article published in the April/May 2016 edition of "The Oregon Defense Attorney." He was selected as a "Rising Star" in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and again in 2021 by SuperLawyers.com. This sets Chris apart from the other Oregon DUI attorneys and criminal defense lawyers. Chris was also named one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 in Oregon by the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. So we aren't the only ones saying Chris is one of the top DUI defense lawyers and criminal defense attorneys in Portland - Hillsboro.
As a bilingual Hillsboro DUI and criminal defense lawyer near Portland, Chris represents many clients whose primary language is Spanish. For these clients, having a Spanish speaking attorney is very important. There is no substitute for receiving clear communication in your native language.
He is proud to be the founder of a law firm dedicated to providing excellent legal representation to every client. When you come to Trotter Law, you can be confident that you are in good hands. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, need help fighting a DUI, trying to get your gun rights restored, seeking a protective order or expungement, or another legal service for criminal defense, Chris Trotter has the skills, knowledge, and experience to provide the excellent representation you deserve. He's been serving the residents of Portland, Hillsboro, and the surrounding areas, see what makes him the best Portland DUI lawyer and criminal defense attorney.
AN EXPERIENCED PORTLAND DUI ATTORNEY
If you are searching for the best DUI attorney in the Portland-Hillsboro area, then your search stops with Chris Trotter. He has represented hundreds of clients with DUI charges. He has been distinguished among the best criminal defense attorneys in the Portland area and State of Oregon. Chris offers a free consultation where he will answer all your questions and help you understand the law and your options. For each client, Chris develops a detailed and individualized defense plan aimed to obtain the best outcome possible under the circumstances. He will be flexible with your circumstances and is even willing to make jail visits. No attorney can promise a particular outcome, but Chris Trotter will work tirelessly to do all he can to protect your rights and your future.
Legally, you are not required to have representation to face a DUI in the State of Oregon, but it is never a good idea to face criminal charges alone! We highly recommend you go into court with an experienced attorney by your side who knows how things work in the Washington County Circuit Court. Laws vary from county to county, so having an experienced DUI lawyer who has handled numerous cases in your area will put you at a huge advantage. Showing up to court without a lawyer can be very intimidating. It can give the judge the impression that you aren’t taking the charges seriously.
A DUI is a serious charge which comes with serious potential consequences. Most DUIs in Oregon are class A misdemeanors, punishable up to 364 days in jail and a fine of $6,250.00. That said, taking the right steps early on in the process can make a substantial difference in the ultimate outcome of your case. You may be eligible for the DUII diversion program or have a defense that may result in the dismissal of your case. Expert analysis for an experienced DUI attorney like Chris Trotter will allow you to make the correct decisions. You don’t want to be left in a vulnerable situation that could have been prevented if you had someone experienced by your side every step of the way.
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Contact Chris Trotter if you have been cited or arrested for a DUI anywhere in the City of Hillsboro, Washington County or elsewhere in Oregon. Chris has represented numerous clients that have been given a ticket for driving under the influence and will do everything he can to help you navigate the intimidating legal process.
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TROTTER LAW ADDRESS
Trotter Law, LLC
6125 NE Cornell Road, Suite 380
Hillsboro, Oregon 97124
P - 971-205-5695
F - 971-250-3816
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