Richard L. McBreen III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Portland, OR

Mark C. Cogan, PC
 | 1500 SW 1st Avenue, Suite 780
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: 503-827-8092
Fax: 503-208-3410
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

As a Senior Associate Attorney at Mark C. Cogan, P.C., Richard L. McBreen III is dedicated to serving clients in Portland, Oregon, Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties, and throughout the State of Oregon. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, handling cases involving property crimes, robbery, burglary, assault, sex offenses, domestic violence, drug crimes, DUII and traffic crimes, expungement, felon in possession and other weapon-related offenses, Measure 11 and Measure 57 offenses, extortion, Federal crimes, Internet and computer crimes, and white collar crimes.

Before earning a Juris Doctor from the Willamette University College of Law, Mr. McBreen attended Portland State University, from which he received a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 2007.

Over the course of his career, Mr. McBreen has committed himself to aggressively advocating on behalf of his clients and their rights. He understands what being charged with a criminal offense can mean for his clients and their families. For that reason, Mr. McBreen considers every case to be a serious one and strives to provide his clients with the personalized attention and tenacious defense they deserve. He has successfully represented clients against a range of criminal charges in both state and federal court. In order to best serve his clients, Mr. McBreen is admitted to practice law in the state of Oregon and the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Richard. He is a member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Gus J. Solomon American Inn of Court, the NORML Legal Committee, the Multnomah Bar Association, and the National Lawyers Guild.

Practice Areas
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Criminal Defense (100%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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About Richard McBreen III

Admitted: 2010, Oregon

Professional Webpage:


  • Client's Choice Award Avvo, 2012
  • Outstanding Legislative Council Representative of the Year, Associated Students of Mount Hood Community College, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Multnomah Bar Association, Member, 2010 - present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee, Member, 2012 - present
  • Gus J. Solomon American Inn of Court, Member, 2010 - present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 2011
  • NORML Legal Committee, Member, 2010 - present
  • Oregon State Bar, 2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Legalization of Marijuana, Gus J. Solomon American Inn of Court, 2015
  • Paperless Office: Cloud vs. Local Case Management Systems, New Lawyer Power Hour, 2014
  • 2013-2014 Regional Client Counseling Competition, Client Counseling Competition
  • Opening a Law Practice, Going Solo: Opening Your Own Small Firm Law Practice, 2012
  • Building a Law Practice Willamette University College of Law, 2011
  • The Criminal Justice System, Classroom Law Project Courthouse Experience, 2011

Educational Background:

  • Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, B.A. in Political Science, 2007
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Office Location for Richard L. McBreen III

1500 SW 1st Avenue
Suite 780
Portland, OR 97201

Phone: 503-827-8092

Fax: 503-208-3410

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Last Updated: 10/16/2019

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