Law Offices of
William Bruce Shepley

Criminal defense attorney William Bruce Shepley defends the rights of those
accused of a crime. He takes cases in area of Clackamas County.

Specializing in the Defense of Serious Crimes

Portland, Oregon felony defense Attorney Wm. Bruce Shepley brings more than 35 years of criminal defense experience to achieve excellent results for his criminal defense clients.

Our firm policy is to keep our clients informed at all times throughout the entire process. All decisions concerning cases are made together with each client after we have fully researched the law, investigated the facts and thoroughly analyzed the evidence.

Whether the case has a strong and winning defense or if it is one where negotiation is the best means of minimizing our clients' exposure, we will draw upon all of their expertise and experience to strive for the best possible result.

Practice Areas

Domestic Violence Crimes

Domestic Violence Crimes

In recent years, the criminal justice system has focused on what is termed “domestic violence.” Verbal threats and physical contact between spouses, significant others and family members

Drug Offenses

Drug Offenses

Drug offenses can range from misdemeanors with light sentences to felonies that carry a life sentence. In some situations, a conviction could result in deportation.

Driving Under the Influence

Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

People often wrongly assume that the DUI law only covers drunk driving. It includes controlled substances, including certain drugs, alcohol or a combination of both.

William Bruce Shepley

Criminal Defense Attorney

The Oregon criminal defense Law Offices of William Bruce Shepley places top priority on representing its clients vigorously and ethically to achieve the best results possible. The Law Offices of Wm. Bruce Shepley provides an atmosphere where clients can feel completely comfortable, knowing they are in the capable hands of an experienced Oregon criminal defense lawyer.

Professional Organizations:

  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • Clackamas County Bar Association
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Experience, Dedication,
Commitment

My promise to each of my clients is my very best effort to prevent or end the prosecution against them completely and, in those cases where this is not entirely possible, to minimize the impact of the criminal justice system on their lives. I represent each client with both short-term and long-term objectives in mind. Every effort is made to resolve cases before they ‘go public’.”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Here are answers to some of our most common questions:

Q. What happens if I am arrested for breaking a criminal law?

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If you are arrested for breaking a criminal law, the case is usually taken before a magistrate who may ssue a warrant if necessary and set a bond for appearance in court. If the defendant cannot post bond, he or she may be incarcerated pending appearance in court. If bond is posted, he or she will remain free p ending appearance at an arraignment.

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Q. Can police officers use force to arrest me?

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A police officer may use as much force as necessary for a criminal arrest, as long as it is reasonable and lawful. After an arrest is made, a police officer may apply handcuffs to a defendant if the officer thinks that it is necessary to prevent injury or escape.

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Q. When Should I Hire A Lawyer?

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If you are or may be accused of having committed a criminal act, it is almost always in your best interest to obtain legal representation as soon as possible. Portland criminal defense attorney Wm. Bruce Shepley protects clients from interrogation by the police, has critical witnesses interviewed as soon as possible, contacts the prosecutors when appropriate and performs other services that gives as much control and information

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Criminal defense attorney William Bruce Shepley defends the rights of those accused of a crime.

You deserve an aggressive defense.

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Criminal defense attorney William Bruce Shepley defends the
rights of those accused of a crime.

You deserve an aggressive defense.

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Criminal defense attorney William Bruce Shepley defends the rights of those accused of a crime.

Address:

615 Main St #202
Oregon City, OR 97045

Phone:

Phone: 503-657-4436
Fax: 503-650-5976

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