Multnomah County DA dismisses first degree theft case

On May 18, 2018, the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office dismissed an indictment alleging multiple counts of first degree theft and welfare fraud against a client represented by Celia Howes and Megan McVicar.  The charges resulted from a state...

Clackamas County DA dismisses sex abuse indictment

On May 17, 2018, the Clackamas County District Attorney’s office dismissed an indictment alleging an incident of Sex Abuse in the First Degree, a Measure 11 offense, against Per’s client.  The complainant had given multiple, inconsistent statements about the nature...

2017 Oregon District Court Conference

On October 6, 2017, Ron Hoevet, along with Assistant U.S. Attorney Michelle Kerin and U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Peter C. McKittrick, spoke at the 2017 Oregon District Court Conference on “When Bankruptcy and Criminal Law Collide.”

Per Olson and Megan McVicar win in Oregon Court of Appeals

Hoevet Olson Howes attorneys Per Olson and Megan McVicar recently won a reversal of a conviction for our client before the Oregon Court of Appeals.The Court ruled that the trial court should have suppressed evidence obtained from an unlawful stop of the client that...

Hoevet Olson Howes partners named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

Hoevet Olson Howes, PC, a boutique criminal defense firm in Portland, is pleased to announce that all three of its partners have been included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally...

“Unbelievable, truly astonishing” verdict

After a five week trial, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty for all seven defendants in this trial.  Per Olson represented David Fry. A jury Thursday delivered a stunning across-the-board acquittal to the leaders and participants in the Malheur National...

Celia Howes begins another year on OCDLA Board

Celia Howes begins another year representing the Portland area on the Oregon Criminal Defense Association Board of Directors. She has served as an OCDLA Board member since 2013.  (6/20/16) © Geoffrey Squier Silver Image Date:...