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Trotter Law offers aggressive, dedicated, experienced representation to people facing criminal charges. If you or a loved one is charged with, or under investigation for, anything from misdemeanors to major felonies, Trotter Law provides the excellent representation you deserve.  


It can be very intimidating to get involved in the legal system, particularly when facing criminal charges. They need the best representation possible. The consequences of being arrested and potentially convicted of a criminal offense are immediate and can be substantial. The potential consequences vary widely, depending on the nature of the crime. Even misdemeanor offense can result in: fines and other fees, a driver's license suspension, probation, court-mandated treatment, community services, jail time, and more. Felony offenses have the potential to result in serious , life-altering consequences, including long-term incarceration in the Oregon Department of Corrections.


Having an experienced and dedication trial lawyer fighting for you can make all the difference in the world. At Trotter Law, your rights will be aggressively protected by an experienced and dedicated trial attorney who genuinely cares about his highest priority: you.

Complete and Accurate Answers to All of Your Criminal Law Questions

People facing criminal charges often have a variety of questions, such as:


  • An officer asked me to do an interview. What should I do?

  • Do I have a good case?

  • How can I avoid jail time?

  • What can an attorney do for me?

  • What will happen if I am convicted?

  • How much will it cost to hire an attorney?


Trying to answer these kinds of questions by searching online or asking friends and family members, is likely to result in inaccurate information. There are a variety of laws which directly affect people facing criminal charges. These laws can be confusing, especially to a person with little or no experience in the criminal justice system. Lack of understanding can, and often does, result in confusion, fear, and anxiety.


At Trotter Law, a dedicated and knowledgeable trial lawyer will answer all of your questions. Having someone clearly and concisely answer these questions will make you feel much more at ease about the whole process.


Get An Attorney Who Will Fight for You


Chris Trotter has experience in both criminal defense and criminal prosecution. Prior to entering private practice, he worked for the Washington County District Attorney's Office do criminal prosecution. 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 criminal defense attorney, this experience has proven to be very beneficial for his clients.

Chris Trotter has successfully defended many clients, including receiving "Not Guilty" verdicts at trial for felony and misdemeanor cases in multiple jurisdictions around the state. He has experience representing clients facing all kinds of criminal charges, including:


  • DUI - Drunk Driving

  • Traffic Crimes, including Hit and Run and Reckless Driving

  • Domestic Violence

  • Gun Crimes

  • Theft, Shoplifting, Identity Theft and Fraud

  • Drug possession Crimes, including Possession and Distribution

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Assault and Violent Crimes, including: Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Robbery, Manslaughter, Child Abuse, and Menacing

  • Trespassing, Criminal Mischief, Prostitution, and many other crimes.


When you come to Trotter Law, you can be confident that you are in good hands. Whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, Chris Trotter has the skills, knowledge, and experience to provide the excellent representation you deserve.


Schedule a Free Consultation Today


Contact Trotter Law today at 971-205-5695 to schedule a free initial consultation and discuss your options. Representation is available for individuals with cases in Portland, Salem, Beaverton, Hillsboro and elsewhere in Oregon.


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