Homicide Attorney in Pendleton, OR

Charged with a homicide crime? Let us fight for you

If you need a defense attorney who has the experience to handle any criminal case, look no further than Russell Law Group

Our team is highly skilled, aggressive, and experienced in defending homicide cases in Oregon.

Those accused of homicide are frequently pushed to the margins of society by the justice system. But at Russell Law Group, we are here to listen to your side of the story and to stand up for your rights when you need it the most.

Craig W. Russell is a criminal attorney with years of experience representing individuals charged with homicide and other serious crimes in Pendleton, OR. He will guide you, fight for you, and use his experience to achieve the best result for your case. With Craig by your side, you can rest assured that he will defend your rights.

As a homicide crimes attorney, Craig will start by talking with you and understanding your case. Then he will:

  • KAnalyze all charges and allegations
  • KExamine the evidence
  • KChallenge any procedural errors
  • KFight for you in court
  • KProtect your rights and work for the best possible result
Craig Russell of Russell Law group

Meet Craig W. Russell

Craig W. Russell is a criminal attorney in Pendleton, OR. He’s well known for defending his clients’ rights with aggressiveness and determination. He has extensive experience representing clients who have been charged with serious crimes, such as murder,
manslaughter, gun crimes, and other serious offenses.

As a former prosecuting attorney, Craig uses his experience to help his clients achieve the best outcomes. He is a skilled criminal defense lawyer who knows how to fight and win. Few other homicide attorneys in Eastern Oregon are as committed as he is to defending their clients.

Get a tenacious and determined advocate on your side. If you need a lawyer for a homicide case, get in touch with Russell Law Group today.

Why Russell Law Group?

We get results.

We are a fierce and resolute legal team who cares for their clients. Your rights and your freedom are our highest priorities.

We seek justice.

We will do everything possible to ensure that your voice is heard.

You are important to us.

Craig will answer all of your questions, explain his strategy, and ensure that you are comfortable with your defense.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of homicide are there?

There are different categories of homicide. In Oregon, criminal homicide comprises cases of negligent homicide, manslaughter, murder, and aggravated murder. Homicide crimes include any unjustified killing of another person all of which are felony crimes.

What are the penalties for homicide?

The penalties for homicide crimes are strict in the state of Oregon — they can range from 25 years to life imprisonment. In some instances, probation is possible. However, the sentence in each case depends on numerous factors, including the type of homicide you are being charged for. By having us as your fierce advocates, we will do everything we can to ensure you get the best possible result.

Could I face the death penalty if I am convicted of murder?

The state of Oregon practices capital punishment (death penalty). Yet, only aggravated murder convictions can result in a death sentence. When it comes to aggravated murder, a person could face the death penalty or life imprisonment.

Share Your Side Of The Story With Us

Need a skilled criminal defense attorney in Oregon to battle for you? Count on someone who cares about your future. Call Craig today.

Get a fierce focused advocate on your side.


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


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228 S Main Street
Pendleton, Oregon

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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
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