Criminal Defense Attorney in Pendleton, OR

We are fierce focused advocates — always on your side.

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

DUII defense

(Drunk Driving)

First offense? Ask about DUII diversion programs.

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Drug crimes

We’ll challenge evidence and search for procedural errors.

Theft

We’ve handled hundreds of theft and property crime cases.

Domestic violence

There are two sides to every story. We find the truth.

Gun crimes

Manslaughter, murder, reckless endangerment, felony possession, and more.

Sex offenses

We address and investigate all allegations.

We also accept cases involving…

Hunting/fishing

(wildlife crimes)

Juvenile defense

(young offenders)
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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.

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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

Get a fierce focused advocate on your side.

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Contact Russell Law Group online or call (541) 777-8032

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Schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced attorney

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Share the details of your case and get answers to your questions

Location

230 S Main Street
Pendleton, Oregon

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Hours

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

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