Eastern Oregon Criminal Defense and Family Law
Don’t let your rights get trampled on. Craig W. Russell is on your side.
Depending on the value of the property alleged to have been stolen or damaged, you may be charged with either a misdemeanor or felony. Both can carry serious and life-altering consequences. Don’t become another victim of the criminal justice system.
At Russell Law Group, our approach to theft and property crime defense is simple:
As a theft attorney in Pendleton, Craig W. Russell will use his experience as a former prosecutor to:
Craig W. Russell has years of experience as a Umatilla County prosecutor. He prosecuted a variety of criminal cases, including theft, burglary, and property crimes.
Today he puts his experience and expertise into representing those facing criminal charges. His insights into how prosecutors work allow him to create a defense strategy other property crime lawyers can’t.
Craig has represented hundreds of clients, including those charged with property crime and theft charges in and around Pendleton. When your freedom and your future are at stake, don’t settle for just another theft lawyer. Talk to Craig today to get a fierce focused advocate on your side.
Our attorneys are fierce focused advocates who care about one thing: our clients. You are our top priority.
Unlike other theft attorneys and property crime lawyers near Pendleton, we only recommend a plea when it is in your best interest.
Your lawyer will be available to answer your questions and explain our strategy. We’ll make sure you’re confident about our defense strategy.
“We would recommend Mr. Russell to anyone in need of his knowledge of law and defense representation. He is very confident and you get that feeling the first time you meet him which gives you this peace of mind knowing you made a great choice. Put your faith in him and his confidence.”
- C.M., Pendleton, OR
Every case is unique. Depending on the charges you’re facing, we’ll be able to provide an estimated cost of representation. Contact us for your free and confidential consultation.
Without knowing the specifics of your case, it’s impossible to tell you what your strategy might look like. However, using his experience as a former prosecutor, Craig Russell may challenge evidence to have it excluded, question whether a search was legal, seek out exculpatory evidence, or pursue a variety of other legal strategies to help you win your case.
Most criminal cases end in some form of plea agreement. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean you should plead guilty at the outset of your case. If you’ve been charged with theft or a property crime, contact us to discuss your case and learn more about your options.
Yes! Depending on the charge, as a first-time offender, there may be legal strategies to pursue that wouldn’t be available if you were a repeat offender. Craig Russell looks at the facts of every case (including your past criminal record) when creating a legal strategy designed to get the best possible outcome for you. But if you have been convicted of a property crime in the past, let us know.