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Christopher Heywood

Portland Criminal Defense Attorney

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Main Office

Janet Hoffman & Associates LLC
1000 S.W. Broadway, Suite 1500
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-222-1125

About Christopher Heywood

Chris Heywood is a Trial Attorney with experience in misdemeanors, serious felonies and Measure 11 matters throughout Oregon. Coming from a background as prosecutor, Chris now uses his unique insight to aid clients of the firm in every aspect their case might entail. With hundreds of criminal cases under his belt and more than 70 trials taken care of, Mr. Heywood knows how to get the job done efficiently.

Chris has worked as a Deputy District Attorney with the Clackamas County District Attorney’s office for five years and is experienced in handling serious felony matters including cases involving charges of murder and attempted murder, sexual abuse, and felony domestic violence.

Chris has a law degree from University of Oregon as well as a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Washington State University. He is licensed to practice law in Oregon and belongs to the Clackamas County and Multnomah County Bar Associations.

To schedule your initial consultation with the Portland Criminal Defense Attorney, visit online or call 503-222-1125.


University of Oregon School of Law, J.D.-2016
Washington State University, B.A.-2012

Bar Associations

Oregon State Bar, Lake Oswego

Honors & Awards

National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 - Criminal Defense-2021
Laird Kirkpatrick Book Prize- Present

Professional Associations

Oregon State Bar

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