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David N Lesh

OREGON CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER
Call:  (503) 546-2928

"I defend and help people facing criminal charges in the State of Oregon.  Call today for immediate assistance."
Former Oregon prosecutor.  Author of the Oregon Criminal Law Guide.  More than 26 years as an Oregon attorney.

       
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About David Lesh

David Lesh, a former Oregon deputy district attorney, is an Portland attorney providing professional and affordable criminal defense representation to men, women, and juveniles facing charges in the State of Oregon.  He handles all types of criminal charges ranging from misdemeanor offenses to the most serious Oregon felony Ballot Measure 11 sex crimes.

Call Mr. Lesh today at 503.546.2928 for a no-cost initial consultation if you need an experienced Oregon criminal defense attorney to assist you.

 


 

Mr. Lesh has been an Oregon attorney since 1990.  Prior to opening his own law practice, he worked for five years as a respected and successful Oregon prosecuting attorney and then served for three years as lead counsel to the largest municipal law enforcement agency in the state.  In his years as an Oregon deputy district attorney, David Lesh tried countless criminal cases and prosecuted nearly every type of complex Oregon criminal offense including, patronizing a prostitute (commercial sexual solicitation / prostitution), marijuana charges and other drug crimes (heroin, cocaine, oxycodone etc.), sex crimes, DUII, DUII diversion, theft, assault, menacing, and Ballot Measure 11 charges (e.g. kidnapping, rape, sodomy, sexual abuse). 

 

David Lesh has a rare "insider's understanding" of law enforcement operations and prosecution in the (State of Oregon.  Unlike other Oregon criminal defense lawyers, Mr. Lesh has presented hundreds of felony cases to Oregon grand juries; has written and assisted with the execution of search warrants; has drafted law enforcement policies and criminal law legislation; has published articles in national periodicals; and has worked inside a police precinct. 

 

He is an authority on law enforcement policies and procedures and has extensive knowledge of state and federal search and seizure law.

 

Mr. Lesh writes and speaks on criminal law matters and has been interviewed by CNN's Newsnight, USA Today, and other media.  David Lesh has also instructed hundreds of public safety officials throughout Oregon and Washington.  Of course, these organizations and individuals demand the best, and so should you.  Mr. Lesh's professional experience, negotiation skill, and trial expertise can help you achieve the best possible outcome in your criminal case. 

 

 

Q and A 

 

Question:  What should I look for when choosing among different State of Oregon defense attorneys?

 

Answer:  It can be difficult to choose from the numerous lawyers in the State of Oregon when you have a pending legal problem but don't personally know a qualified Oregon attorney.  You'll want to feel comfortable with the attorney's personality and level of knowledge, experience, commitment, and professionalism. 

 

Also, make sure you have a full understanding of the lawyer's fees before making your decision.   Be wary of attorneys who attempt to rush or pressure you into making your selection.  However, keep in mind that certain legal matters do require immediate attention, including many criminal law matters. 

 

Question:  With so many Oregon attorneys out there, what makes David Lesh such a terrific choice in criminal defense and Oregon DUII defense?

 

Answer:  In a word, experience.  Other Oregon lawyers simply don't have Mr. Lesh's comprehensive background in criminal law, litigation, and trial practice.  An Oregon attorney since 1990, Mr. Lesh has:

 

  • Successfully tried hundreds of Oregon criminal matters (infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies);

  • Prevailed in trials in State and Federal courts in Oregon;

  •  Presented hundreds of criminal cases to Oregon grand juries; 

  • Served for five years as a successful Oregon prosecuting attorney;

  •  Worked for over a year inside a police precinct advising police officers;

  • Successfully prevailed in numerous drug, assault, and sex cases;

  • Successfully litigated the most serious Measure 11 felony crimes;

  • Advised and instructed hundreds of Oregon law enforcement officers on criminal and civil legal issues; 

  •  Been consulted and interviewed by national and local broadcast (CNN) and print (USA Today, Lawyers Weekly USA) media as an experienced attorney on national and regional legal issues.

 

Question:  What type of fees does Mr. Lesh charge for his legal services?

 

Answer:  The legal fees charged by David Lesh vary with the work involved.  For Oregon DUI and other criminal cases, Mr. Lesh generally charges a flat fee.  This fee will depend on a number of factors including the severity of the underlying charge(s), whether a motion to suppress or other motions will be filed in the case, what jurisdiction the case is in, and whether a trial is anticipated in the case. 

 

There may be additional fees for expert witnesses and private investigators.  However, Mr. Lesh only uses experts and / or investigators after first consulting with his client regarding the costs and benefits of retaining such individuals.  Additionally, Mr. Lesh accepts most major credit cards.

 

Question:  What parts of the State of Oregon does David Lesh serve?

 

Answer:  As an Oregon lawyer, Mr. Lesh serves client's all over the state.  However, the bulk of his criminal defense practice is concentrated in the following counties and cities:  Multnomah County, Clackamas County, Washington County, Columbia County, Hood River County, Wasco County, Yamhill County, Tillamook County, Clatsop County, Sherman County and Portland, Gresham, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Oregon City, Beaverton, West Linn, Wilsonville, Troutdale, Milwaukie, The Dalles and Moro.

 

Question:  Where is Mr. Lesh's law office located?

 

Answer:  Mr. Lesh's law firm is located at 434 NW 19th Avenue in Portland, Oregon.  Get directions here.

 

Call Oregon defense attorney David Lesh today for a no-cost initial consultation at his Portland law office. 

 

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