Criminal Defense Attorney in Pendleton, OR
We are fierce focused advocates — always on your side.
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Charged with a crime? Russell Law Group can help.
You’re feeling fear and uncertainty about your future. You don’t know what to expect. Craig W. Russell, Pendleton criminal defense attorney, is here to answer your questions, alleviate your fears, and provide you with the fierce and focused defense you deserve.
Craig assists his clients by reaching the best legal resolution possible. In most cases, this is a negotiation with the prosecuting attorney. But we are prepared to pursue a courtroom trial and fight for you, your rights, and your future if that’s the best path forward.
If you’ve been cited or charged with a crime, schedule a consultation today with our criminal defense attorney to discuss your legal options.
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Former Umatilla County Deputy District Attorney Craig W. Russell has handled thousands of criminal cases, from simple misdemeanor charges to serious felonies. As a prosecutor, Craig swore to uphold the Constitution, an oath he continues to follow in private practice.
Areas of Expertise
First offense? Ask about DUII diversion programs.
We’ll challenge evidence and search for procedural errors.
We’ve handled hundreds of theft and property crime cases.
There are two sides to every story. We find the truth.
Manslaughter, murder, reckless endangerment, felony possession, and more.
We address and investigate all allegations.
We also accept cases involving…
Meet your criminal defense attorney
Craig W. Russell
“I’m a dedicated criminal defense attorney. Come to me when you’ve been arrested, cited, or charged with a crime. I only practice criminal law and am ready to put my skills and experience to work for you.”
As a former Umatilla County Deputy District Attorney, Craig W. Russell has handled thousands of criminal cases, from simple misdemeanor charges to serious felonies. As a prosecutor, Craig swore to uphold the Constitution, an oath he continues to follow in private practice as a premier Pendleton criminal defense lawyer.
Our Values & Philosophy
- Tenaciously protecting your rights and working to achieve the best possible results
- Commitment to professional excellence, client service, and expert legal advice
- Honest and open communication at every stage of your case
- Knowledge of the law, the legal system, and what it takes to get the job done
“I can’t thank Kendra enough for working so hard for our family. From start to finish she was extremely professional, gave me advice in areas I didn’t even think to ask. You definitely want her as your family law attorney. She will advocate for you!”
“Craig Russell is a man who means what he says. His actions show nothing less than above and beyond when it came to helping me resolve the matter I was facing. Russell Law Group listened to me and was willing to give me a fair chance. My case was DISMISSED just before Christmas.”
“I highly recommend Russell Law Group. They put us at ease during a very difficult time and we felt comfortable and confident in the outcome from the first meeting on. They were always available when we had questions or concerns. If you are searching for representation look no further!”
“Best lawyer you could ever find. They always tell the truth, no sugarcoating, will go the extra mile for you. Very responsive to any questions you have. Very knowledgeable and experienced.”
Get a fierce focused advocate on your side.
Contact Russell Law Group online or call (541) 777-8032
Schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced attorney
Share the details of your case and get answers to your questions
Mon: 9:00 am – 04:30 pm
Tue: 9:00 am – 04:30 pm
Wed: 9:00 am – 04:30 pm
Thu: 9:00 am – 04:30 pm
Fri: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sat & Sun: Closed