Portland White Collar Crime Attorneys - Federal Lawyer
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Portland White Collar Crime Attorneys

Dr. Nick Oberheiden
Attorney Nick OberheidenPortland White Collar
Criminal Defense Team Lead
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Portland address – by appointment only:
1318 NW Northrup Street
Portland, OR 97209
503-647-6860

If you are under investigation, facing an indictment, or charged with a white-collar federal crime, you need an experienced legal team to represent you in Portland, Oregon. Federal white-collar crimes are some of the most serious offenses in the country, carrying harsh penalties. Depending on the charges, a conviction may mean you will have to serve a long-term prison sentence or pay substantial fines. With your reputation and livelihood on the line, you need the best legal representation for these particular types of crimes.

At Oberheiden P.C., our highly skilled federal criminal lawyers are ready to evaluate your circumstances and help develop a solid strategy for your case. Having an experienced legal team on your side can increase your chances of getting a favorable result in your situation.

Why You Should Choose Oberheiden P.C.

Whether you are the target of a federal criminal investigation or have been charged with a crime, having an experienced white-collar federal defense team may help you reach a better outcome in your case. Our attorneys have defended clients against almost every type of federal criminal offense, including:

  • Antitrust violations
  • Bank fraud
  • Bribery
  • Computer fraud
  • Credit card fraud
  • Currency schemes
  • Embezzlement
  • Mail fraud
  • Money laundering
  • Insider trading
  • Insurance fraud
  • Securities fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Wire fraud

Now is not the time to trust an inexperienced attorney with your case. Any of these crimes have the possibility of harsh penalties with a conviction. From the start, you need to find the right attorneys to protect your interests. These legal professionals must also have a proven track record in these types of federal criminal cases.

At Oberheiden P.C., our white-collar crime lawyers have held prestigious positions within the United States Department of Justice and other federal agencies. Also, our investigators are former members of the top law enforcement agencies in the United States. With that level of experience, our legal team and investigators know how the government builds a case and what can be done to fight against those charges.

Put our highly experienced team on your side

Dr. Nick Oberheiden
Dr. Nick Oberheiden

Founder

Attorney-at-Law

Lynette S. Byrd
Lynette S. Byrd

Former DOJ Trial Attorney

Partner

Brian J. Kuester
Brian J. Kuester

Former U.S. Attorney

Amanda Marshall
Amanda Marshall

Former U.S. Attorney

Local Counsel

Joe Brown
Joe Brown

Former U.S. Attorney

Local Counsel

John W. Sellers
John W. Sellers

Former Senior DOJ Trial Attorney

Linda Julin McNamara
Linda Julin McNamara

Federal Appeals Attorney

Aaron L. Wiley
Aaron L. Wiley

Former DOJ attorney

Local Counsel

Roger Bach
Roger Bach

Former Special Agent (DOJ)

Chris Quick
Chris J. Quick

Former Special Agent (FBI & IRS-CI)

Michael S. Koslow
Michael S. Koslow

Former Supervisory Special Agent (DOD-OIG)

Ray Yuen
Ray Yuen

Former Supervisory Special Agent (FBI)

Oberheiden P.C. Is an Experienced White-Collar Crime Law Firm

When it comes time to find the right attorney for your federal criminal case, there are endless options. Many clients choose Oberheiden P.C. because our experience speaks for itself. We are serious about your case, and we understand that this decision will be one of the most critical choices in your life. Here are a few reasons to hire Oberheiden P.C. to handle your case.

We Are Federal Criminal Trial Lawyers

Many people don’t know where to turn when they are under investigation or facing federal white-collar charges. Some lawyers may tell them to admit guilt and hope for a lesser penalty. However, pleading to a charge is not the best option for many people. Our entire legal team has experience as federal trial lawyers. They have extensive backgrounds that help them take these cases to court and successfully defend their clients.

Additionally, our legal team can often persuade federal prosecutors to drop charges before they have a chance to head to the courtroom. Our legal team will have your best interest, whether you are under investigation or before a judge. The lawyers at Oberheiden P.C. understand how the federal prosecutorial process works, and we will work towards getting the best outcome in your situation.

We Are a Passionate and Available Team

When you need a legal team for your defense, you want professionals with the experience to handle these cases. At Oberheiden P.C., our team employs former U.S. prosecutors and passionate litigators. With that, you can get the best quality advice for your situation. Our attorneys have spent their careers developing successful defense strategies for their clients.

You should not take federal criminal accusations lightly. Our legal team’s services and skills will be beneficial for your situation. Plus, when you hire our team, your case will be handled by senior attorneys. You don’t have to worry about an inexperienced paralegal or junior attorney preparing your federal criminal defense. Additionally, when you contact our office, you can speak directly to a senior legal professional. There is no need to worry about miscommunication or waiting for a return call. Our team is here for you every step of the way.

We Are Respected by Law Enforcement

All clients want to know about the track record of their hired law firm. At Oberheiden P.C., we are proud of our successful record. When clients have contacted us early in the case, we have been able to avoid criminal prosecution in a significant number of situations. Sometimes, we have inherited cases from other lawyers who stressed the importance of signing a plea deal, even if it was not in the best interest of the client.

Our legal team has even helped law enforcement officers and former prosecutors in their own personal cases. In many situations, we have saved and protected the licenses of these professionals. Our investigation team members have spent their careers working in many federal law enforcement agencies. In fact, they are retired employees of the same agencies that are investigating you. When these professionals turn to us, you already know that our quality of legal services is second to none.

The federal trial experience of Oberheiden P.C. is hard to beat. Our white-collar defense attorneys have tried hundreds of cases, obtaining acquittals, dismissals, and probation in many situations. Choosing the right federal criminal defense attorney for your case will be the most crucial decision of your life. Make sure to leave the task of defending yourself in the reputable hands of Oberheiden P.C.

Frequently Asked Questions About Federal White-Collar Crimes

How Does a Federal Investigation Begin?

 

Often, a federal criminal case will start in the same way. Most of the time, a federal law enforcement agency will receive a tip, usually from another agency or an individual. With that tip, it will trigger an investigation. These federal investigations are often conducted in secret, preventing you from learning about the allegations levied against you or your business. The federal prosecutors will present their evidence and case to the grand jury. At that point, the grand jury will see if probable cause exists regarding the crimes outlined by the U.S. Attorney. If the grand jury agrees with the federal prosecutor, then the government can pursue an indictment against the defendant. If you were indicted or facing an investigation, you must immediately reach out to our dedicated federal criminal defense attorneys in Portland, Oregon.

Does a Federal Conviction Mean Jail Time?

 

Yes, most of these white-collar crimes will carry the possibility of jail time. Over the years, certain white-collar crimes, such as identity theft, mortgage fraud, bank fraud, and embezzlement, have become a top priority of these federal law enforcement agencies. The U.S. Attorney’s Office actively pursues convictions of those accused of white-collar crimes. With that, you need a team of experienced federal criminal defense attorneys to avoid some of the harshest penalties of these convictions.

When Should I Get a Lawyer?

 

You will want to hire an attorney right away. It is never too early to start getting legal advice about your case. However, if you delay seeking legal help, it may be too late to turn the case in your favor. If you believe the government is investigating you or there are accusations about your business, you need to contact Oberheiden P.C. immediately.

What Evidence Will the Government Use During the Trial?

 

Any evidence gathered from the investigation could be utilized by the federal prosecution. According to the United States Constitution, all law enforcement agencies must respect your rights during the investigation process. With that, federal agents cannot conduct an illegal search of your home or take a personal statement without notifying you of your legal rights. If that occurred in your case, you need the help of an experienced federal criminal defense attorney to keep that evidence out of the courtroom. Make sure to talk to our criminal defense team to learn about the admissibility of evidence in your particular case.

What Is the Track Record of the Oberheiden P.C. Team?

 

At Oberheiden P.C., we will not delegate your case to junior associates or paralegals. Only a senior attorney will work on your federal criminal case. Our legal team is committed to you. When you hire us, our senior attorneys will be with you at every step of the legal process.

Our law firm is proud of our successful track record. Over the years, we have defended hundreds of individuals and business entities against federal white-collar accusations. Some of the outcomes for our clients have included dismissed indictments, trial acquittals, and dropped criminal charges. Depending on the type of accusation and the stage of your case, we can bring similar results in your particular situation. With our experience and background, we have one of the best legal track records in the area. When your reputation and livelihood are at risk, you need to work with a reputable legal team.


Need a Trusted White-Collar Crime Defense Lawyer?

Whether you suspect you are under investigation or currently facing a federal charge, Oberheiden P.C. is ready to help. We offer confidential and free consultations for clients across the United States. Our attorneys and investigators have experienced defending clients like you. Contact us by filling out the contact form or calling 503-647-6860 today.

Why Clients Trust Oberheiden P.C.

  • 2,000+ Cases Won
  • Available Nights & Weekends
  • Experienced Trial Attorneys
  • Former Department of Justice Trial Attorney
  • Former Federal Prosecutors, U.S. Attorney’s Office
  • Former Agents from FBI, OIG, DEA
  • Serving Clients Nationwide
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