Per Olson and Megan McVicar win in Oregon Court of Appeals

Hoevet Olson 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 occurred...

Hoevet Olson partners named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list

Hoevet Olson, 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: 6/17/2016

2016 James M. Burns Federal Practice Award Winner

Ron Hoevet received the prestigious James M. Burns Federal Practice Award on May 26, 2016. Named in honor of a widely respected federal trial judge, the late James M. Burns, the award recognizes those who have improved the practice of law before the U.S. District...

Per wins appeal before Ninth Circuit on issue of drug quantity

In a published opinion, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with Per that the government failed to prove that his client was responsible for a kilogram or more of heroin in connection with the client’s conviction for a conspiracy to delivery heroin. ...