Amy Margolis


Sole Practitioner

Location: Portland, Oregon
Phone: (503) 227-4525

Located in downtown Portland, Oregon, Amy Margolis specializes in all areas of criminal defense throughout the entire state of Oregon. If you are being charged with a crime, or think you may be, do not hesitate to call us.  We are available 24 hours a day and ready to provide you with a free consultation.

With more than 10 years of experience, Amy Margolis is highly experienced in criminal defense law and will provide zealous representation calculated to achieve the best possible resolution at competitive rates. At the Law Office of Amy Margolis, client communication is of the utmost importance. It is vital that every client fully understands the entire criminal justice system and the different means of achieving the best possible resolution.

Areas of Practice

  • 75% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Juvenile Law
  • 15% Dependency

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon, 2004


  • University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, Oregon
    • J.D. – 2001
    • Major: Criminal Defense Focus
  • University of Washington – 1998
    • Major: English Literature and Comparative History of Ideas


  • Speaker, Classroom Law Project, 2004 – 2005
  • Speaker Law School Democrats- Ballot Measure 57 Panel 2008, Lewis and Clark School of Law
  • Speaker For the Bus Project, Ballot Measure 57 Panel, 2008

Honors and Awards

  • Oregonian Top Young Attorneys, 2011 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member
  • Federal Bar, Member, 2004 – Present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Former Lobbyist
  • Partnership For Safety and Justice, Former Lobbyist
  • Partnership for Safety and Justice C3 Board, Former Member
  • Oregon State Bar, Member, 2002 – Present
  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, 2002 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Lobbyist, 2007 – Present
  • Partnership for Safety and Justice, Lobbyist and Board Member, 2008 – Present
  • Multnomah Defenders Inc.
  • Calhoun, Fishback and Engle

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