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 case handled by Chris was the subject of an article published in the April/May edition of "The Oregon Defense Attorney." (Article Found on Page 25) He was selected as a "Rising Star" in 2017 and again in 2018 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 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 an 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.