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Category Archives: Defense Strategy

Defending the Non-Citizen Client

By Mark C. Cogan, P.C. |

Our law office frequently represents clients who are not citizens of the United States. Some of our clients were born abroad, yet have lived in the United States since they were small, and consider this their home. Others immigrated to the United States as students, or came legally to this country on professional or… Read More »

Top 10 Factors To select Your Criminal Defense lawyer Or Attorney

By Mark C. Cogan, P.C. |

A criminal defense attorney must be intelligent and expert in the subtleties of criminal law. There are many law schools in this country. Some enjoy national reputations; others are known only in a particular locality. The law schools with a national reputation tend to be more selective than local or regional law schools. If… Read More »

Civil Compromise

By Mark C. Cogan, P.C. |

Posted December/14/2009 CIVIL COMPROMISE CAN BE A GREAT ROUTE TO PREVENT CRIMINAL PROSECUTION Oregon law offers a framework for a resourceful defense attorney and a pragmatic client to accomplish dismissal of a criminal charge, even where the prosecuting attorney objects to the case being dismissed. In a situation where the criminal charge encompasses alleged… Read More »

Why do i need an attorney?

By Mark C. Cogan, P.C. |

Some people feel it is unnecessary to hire a Portland criminal defense attorney because they believe they are innocent and procuring legal representation is not needed.  The fallacy with this way of thinking is that, in our adversarial legal system, the only way that people can be assured of having their rights protected is… Read More »

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Mark C. Cogan, P.C., of Portland, Oregon, represents individuals charged with crimes throughout Oregon, including central Oregon, northern Oregon, Pacific Coast communities and the Willamette River valley, including Clackamas County, Washington County, Multnomah County, Columbia County, Marion County, Tillamook County, Clatsop County, Lincoln County, Lane County, Linn County and Benton County and the cities of Salem, Lake Oswego, Gresham, Oregon City, Tigard, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tualatin, Milwaukie, West Linn, The Dalles and Clackamas.

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