When choosing a criminal defense attorney for a case involving a theft charge in Oregon, consider the attorneys experience handling those types of cases in state or federal court.
Theft crimes usually involve an allegation that someone stole something of value from another. The most common theft crimes involving shoplifting or retail theft.
Different types of felony theft or property crimes including larceny, burglary, fraud, grand theft, identity theft and credit card theft in Oregon.
Theft is considered a crime of dishonest or moral turpitude under the law. A conviction for a theft offense carries with it serious collateral consequences, even for a first offense.
Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.
The OCDLA assists and educates criminal defense lawyers while seeking appropriate criminal justice reforms in the Oregon Legislature.
Lawyer Referral Service of the Oregon State Bar - In Oregon, the State Bar has established a Lawyer Referral Service from its offices in Tigard, OR. The service helps individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney experienced in a variety of different practice areas. The service charges $35 for a 30 minute consultation with the local attorney. More than 1,600 attorneys across the state participate in the service.