Bryan Donahue

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Bend, OR

Donahue Law Firm, LLC
 | 1123 NW Bond Street, #101
Bend, OR 97701
Phone: 541-224-7462
Selected To Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney at law and founder of Donahue Law Firm, Bryan Donahue specializes in DUII cases.  He also handles criminal defense and personal injury matters. Mr. Donahue has built a reputation successfully defending DUII and criinial matters including many high-profile cases. To protect thier rights, people accused of DUII, charged with a crime, or injured at the hands of another, rely on Mr. Donahue and his law firm for personal service, high-quality legal representation, and extensive knowledge of the law.

At the University of Oregon, Mr. Donahue graduated magna cum laude and with departmental honors and was also a track and field athlete. After undergraduate school, he attended Lewis & Clark Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor. While in law school, Mr. Donahue was honored with a selection to the Environmental Law Review, given the Best Appellate Brief Award and was the managing editor of the online publication of the journal.

A member of the American Association for Justice and the Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Donahue recognizes how important it is to protect the rights of every person no matter how the initial situation looks. With an Avvo “Superb” rating given to him by past clients, he has handled and continues to serve clients in cases of fraud, reckless driving, DUI/DUII, arson, violation of restraining orders, theft and burglary, drug charges, domestic violence and assault and battery.

Mr. Donahue has published articles related to litigation of medical malpractice cases, insurance industry cycles and investments. Admitted to practice in all Oregon courts, he has spent the last several years proving his commitment to the people of Oregon as they face extremely trying times in life.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (80%): DUI/DWI

Personal Injury - General (10%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (10%)

Focus Areas

DUI/DWI, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


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Rising Stars: 2019

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About Bryan Donahue

Admitted: 2012, Oregon

Professional Webpage:


  • Honored with the “Best Appellate Brief” award

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Washington State Bar Association - Member

  • President of the Student Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Member

  • American Inns of Court - Vice President

  • American Inns of Court - Secretary

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Medical Malpractice: Litigation, Investments, and Insurance Industry Cycles
  • Managing Editor of the Journal’s online publication
  • Environmental Law Review, Lewis & Clark Law School


  • 0.23% BAC breath test DUII and Reckless Driving charges. Defendant admitted to drinking and driving. State put forth video evidence of client's alleged intoxicated state - Not Guilty

    , 2018
  • 0.15% BAC blood-draw DUII and Reckless Driving, charges.  Defendant crashed a vehicle into a tree totaling the vehicle and snapping the large tree in half.  State presented evidence from three officers including two officers who testified defendant admitted to drinking and driving - Not Guilty. , 2018
  • 0.07% BAC breath test DUII.  State presented dashcam evidence of Defendant’s driving and field sobriety testing. An Oregon State Police Crime lab toxicologist presented retrograde extrapolation testimony alleging Defendant’s BAC was potentially as high as 0.10% at the time of driving - Not Guilty., 2018
  • Two Counts of menacing with a firearm.  State presented video evidence of the alleged act - Not Guilty

    , 2018
  • 0.06% BAC breath test and Marijuana in urine test, DUII and Reckless Driving, charges.  State presented evidence from the arresting officer and a drug recognition evaluator (DRE) who opined that Defendant was impaired by both alcohol and marijuana - Not Guilty.

    , 2017

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Oregon, Magna Cum Laude, with Departmental Honors, 2005
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1123 NW Bond Street
Bend, OR 97701

Phone: 541-224-7462

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Last Updated: 3/21/2019

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