“From the start of the trial: the jury selection, John's opening statement, his courtroom demeanor, his lines of questioning, his exhibits, his demonstrations and his final closing argument; his expertise and professionalism were outstanding. I cannot even begin to explain my feeling and relief when the jury came back with my "not guilty" verdict.”
The Oregon criminal law system can be overwhelming for people and their families. If you are being investigated by police or have been charged with a crime, it is critical you speak with an experienced Oregon criminal defense attorney.
Including their time as former Deputy District Attorneys, Gilroy & Napoli provide over 25 years of felony and misdemeanor trial experience. This experience has aided them well in their new and successful careers as criminal defense attorneys in Portland and surrounding cities. Gilroy & Napoli handle a variety of criminal matters including, but not limited to, the following:
As criminal prosecutors, John and Jeff were responsible for handling a wide variety of criminal defense matters including cases involving misdemeanors and felonies, Measure 11 offenses, assault and domestic violence, drug charges, and theft, burglary and shoplifting. For several years, both John and Jeff worked in the general felony unit where they tried numerous cases before both judge and jury. Being on the prosecution side of Oregon criminal law helped sharpen the lawyers for their future work as criminal defense attorneys. Each served as misdemeanor coordinators, acting as liaisons between the D.A.’s Office and the Court, while helping supervise the other attorneys in the unit.
With their first-hand knowledge of the Oregon criminal law system, clients of Gilroy & Napoli will be presented with legal options they didn’t realize they had. It’s this approach that makes the attorneys among the best criminal defense lawyers in Portland, Washington County, Multnomah County, and Lake Oswego. Whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, a drug, assault, theft, juvenile, a domestic violence or Measure 11 case, Gilroy & Napoli know how to navigate the justice system to best represent the interests of their clients. From negotiating the best plea bargain to taking the case to trial, Gilroy & Napoli are criminal defense lawyers that have the client’s best interests in mind.