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James F. Halley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Lake Oswego, OR

James F. Halley, P.C.
300 Oswego Pointe Dr, Suite 101
Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Phone: 503-295-0301
Fax: 503-228-6551
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in Oregon Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

James F. Halley is a criminal defense attorney in Portland, Oregon. He is the founder of James F. Halley, P.C., and represents clients throughout the Portland area. He handles criminal defense issues, including DUI/DWI, drug crimes, federal charges and expungement. He also works with personal injury and wrongful death cases, representing clients injured due to automobile accidents, dangerous premises, defective products, discrimination, toxic exposure and more.

Mr. Halley has over 25 years of experience defending Oregon residents facing criminal charges. Over the course of his time in practice, he has succeeded in obtaining reduced or dismissed charges for numerous clients. He is also an accomplished personal injury attorney, obtaining substantial settlements and verdicts for clients who have been injured or lost a family member due to negligence.

Committed to meeting the needs of his clients, Mr. Halley understands the devastating impacts his clients face when they are charged with crimes or when they have suffered a catastrophic injury. He fiercely advocates for the individuals he serves, working hard with their best interests in mind. He provides personalized service and works hard to help his clients achieve the best possible outcome for their situation.

Mr. Halley received a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine, and earned his law degree from Lewis & Clark Law School. He holds law licenses in Oregon and California, and he is qualified to appear before the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Sex Offenses, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022

About James F. Halley

First Admitted: 1983, California

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • California, 1983
  • Oregon, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, 1991

Educational Background

  • University of California, Irvine, CA, B.S., 1977
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Office Location for James F. Halley

300 Oswego Pointe Dr
Suite 101
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Phone: 503-295-0301

Fax: 503-228-6551

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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