Jason E. Thompson will be opening Thompson Law, LLC, effective April 1, 2019, with his main focus being criminal defense.
Mr. Thompson will continue representing individuals from investigation to appeal at the state and federal levels, including related administrative proceedings.
From 2007-2019, Mr. Thompson was a partner at Ferder Casebeer French & Thompson, LLP. Beginning in 2003, he was an associate at the same firm. Before joining the firm, Mr. Thompson worked as a deputy district attorney in the Multnomah and Marion County District Attorney’s Offices.
In 2001, after graduating from the Willamette University College of Law and the Atkinson Graduate School of Management (J.D./M.B.A.), Mr. Thompson clerked for the Honorable Justice Paul J. De Muniz at the Oregon Supreme Court. While at the Willamette University College of Law, Mr. Thompson was a member of the Willamette Law Review and also graduated with a Certificate in Dispute Resolution.
Mr. Thompson’s practice will continue to focus on the representation of individuals at the investigation phase, including working at the request of corporate, civil, and in-house counsel on behalf of individual employees and executives.
Also, Mr. Thompson regularly represents individuals before administrative bodies, in parallel civil and criminal proceedings, including elected and state employees, lawyers, doctors and other licensed professionals, as well as students in Title IX investigations and proceedings.
Mr. Thompson is admitted to practice in all Oregon state courts, as well as before the United States District Court for the District of Oregon, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States of America. Mr. Thompson has represented hundreds of individuals in Ballot Measure 11 cases, on appeal, and in post-conviction proceedings. He is a life-time member of both the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He remains, to this day, inspired by all those called to defend the accused among us and he will continue to do so with Thompson Law, LLC.