Richard L. McBreen III

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Portland, OR

Owens & McBreen, P.C.
 | 319 SW Washington St., Suite 614
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-384-2420
Fax: 503-384-2427
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Owens & McBreen, P.C., Richard L. McBreen III is dedicated to serving clients in Portland, Oregon, and throughout Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, generally handling cases that involve the following: property crimes, robbery, burglary, assault, sex offenses, domestic violence, drug crimes, DUI and traffic crimes, expungement, felon in possession, weapon-related offenses, Measure 11 and Measure 57 offenses, 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 at both the state and federal court level. 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 Mr. McBreen. He is a member of the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Lawyers Guild, the Gus J. Solomon American Inn of Court, and the NORML Legal Committee.

Practice Areas
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Criminal Defense (100%)


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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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About Richard McBreen III

Admitted: 2010, Oregon

Professional Webpage:


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

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Legislative Committee, Member, 2012 - present
  • Gus J. Solomon American Inn of Court, Member, 2010 - present
  • NORML Legal Committee, Member, 2010 - present
  • Multnomah Bar Association, Member, 2010 - present
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2009 - present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 2011
  • 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
  • Opening a Law Practice, Going Solo: Opening Your Own Small Firm Law Practice, 2012
  • The Criminal Justice System, Classroom Law Project Courthouse Experience, 2011
  • Building a Law Practice Willamette University College of Law, 2011
  • 2013-2014 Regional Client Counseling Competition, Client Counseling Competition

Educational Background:

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

319 SW Washington St.
Suite 614
Portland, OR 97204

Phone: 503-384-2420

Fax: 503-384-2427

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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