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Christopher Heywood

Oregon 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, an accomplished Trial Attorney, adeptly manages misdemeanors, serious felonies, and Measure 11 cases across Oregon. Utilizing his distinct perspective as a former prosecutor, he brings invaluable insight to his current practice, employing his background to support clients comprehensively. With a robust portfolio encompassing hundreds of criminal cases and over 70 trials, including pivotal ones related to serious felonies and Ballot Measure 11 violations, Mr. Heywood showcases a wealth of experience.

Prior to his current role, Chris served as a Deputy District Attorney at the Clackamas County District Attorney's office for five years. During his tenure, he navigated complex felony cases, addressing charges of murder, attempted murder, sexual abuse, and felony domestic violence.

A graduate of the University of Oregon Law School, Chris also holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice from Washington State University. His legal practice is accredited in Oregon, and he holds membership in both the Clackamas County and Multnomah County Bar Associations.


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

Bar Associations

Oregon State Bar, Lake Oswego
Clackamas County Bar Association
Multnomah Bar Association

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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